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Member Since: Jan 04, 2005
Location: Modesto, Ca.
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Mac Specs: iMac 2.4 C2D 10.10.1, iMac 2.16 C2d 10.6.8, Macbook2007 10.8.4, Mac Mini 10.8.4, iPhone 3GS Note 8!!

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I own an iMac G5 2.1 Ghz G5 iSight. My 1.66 Intel Mini blows it away in overall speed. One striking example is converting a video. Took 3+ hours on the G5 and 22-24 minutes on the lowly Core Duo Mini.

If you can afford it, go with any Intel Mac over that old G5. Very large difference in speed. Also 10.4 Tiger is long gone with no support. Safari and the older versions of Firefox are way behind the times as the Web keeps changing. There is a lot more I could say, but that should tell you what you need to know.

A G5 is no where near as fast as Steve Jobs used to claim. When I bought the Intel Mini I was shocked at the speed increase and dramatic difference in time it took to convert, Compile, ETC. BTW the Apps I used for the numbers above were exactly the same and Universal Binaries so they ran on both platforms.
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