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is a G3 worth upgrading?


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I have a G3 are these worth upgrading or do I throw away ?
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I wouldn't upgrade it but i would use it as my basic search the internet/check email kind of computer. But if u want 2 throw it away u can always throw it my way.
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Don't throw it away if it is still working, there are lots of people who collect this stuff or could put it to some kind of use.

But to answer your question, no it really isn't worth upgrading now. The G3 is a very old processor and no matter what you do to it, it will still be very very slow.
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