06-23-2006, 01:04 AM #1feverlaxGuest350 mhz g3 capable of video playback?
I'm thinking about buying a 350 mhz g3 b&w powermac with either 384 or 512 mb of ram, a 40gb harddrive a combo drive with panther. Is this powerful enough for video playback? it doesnt have to have the best framerate or anything, i just want it to play and not lag. So is this sufficent or do i need sumthing better?
O yeah, it has the standard vid card in it, ATI rage sumthing, i forget
06-23-2006, 01:17 AM #2
yeah, it would be fine. Just make sure your RAM is maxed and you are fine.__________________________________________________
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06-23-2006, 01:20 AM #3RobGuestOriginally Posted by feverlax
06-23-2006, 11:30 AM #4feverlaxGuest
Cool, thanks for the help
06-28-2006, 07:25 PM #5
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When you say video playback, do you mean also playing DVD's? Make sure your Rage 128 has a DVD decoder card... if you want to upgrade the card, there are many ATI Radeon 7000's on ebay. They have more ram, and will boost performance on the entire system.Report offensive posts
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06-29-2006, 05:22 PM #6
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Over time you could upgrade the processor. Which reminds me about a certain thread I would like to start.Back with the mac!
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