Run OS X on a G3 / 450mhz ?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by fab5freddy, Aug 9, 2007.

  1. fab5freddy macrumors 65816

    fab5freddy

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    i just got a Mac G3 450 mhz (Blue & White) , and wanted to know if i could somehow install OS X ? or am i stuck with OS 9 classic ?
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

    Eidorian

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    You'll need to make sure the firmware is updated. OS X will run fine with lots of RAM in that Mac.
     
  3. Aea macrumors 6502a

    Aea

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    So yes, but it'll be quite slow.
     
  4. jayb2000 macrumors 6502a

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    I have 10.3.9 running on my G3 400 with 512mb stick of ram and it does fine for music, web, email, etc.
     

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