03-04-2011, 08:46 PM #1
iMacG4 Cube 17 Monitor -need advice on purchase
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- Mar 04, 2011
I am in the process of buying a G4 I mac w 17 in monitor w 2GB mem and 80 GB w 10.4.1
is there any down side to this purchase
it for just for simple applications word processing , internet browsing , photo shop and Netflix for a high school student
How is the power issue w the cube and and trends on any hardware failure ?
03-04-2011, 09:15 PM #2
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- Nov 28, 2007
- Nambucca Heads Australia
- Imac 27" Retina 5K, 512GB Flash Storage, 3.3Ghz, 16GB memory, OS X.11.5.
G'day and welcome to the forums.
Is it an iMac or is it a Cube as you seem a little confused as to what you want? The Cube was the forerunner of the Mac Mini and if you do a Google you will find Cube owners forums on the 'net. This is a G4 cube:-
Later Minis were faster:-
Whatever it is upgrade the OS to X.4.11 for starters and PowerPC processors have limitations but will do what you ask well, particularly if it is a later 1.25GHz or faster iMac.Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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