[Homestead] Mac Question
waltonrp at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 15:03:45 EDT 2007
Depends on what you want it for and the price (which should not be
much), but I'd steer clear. IMO unless you can run OSX on it, Apple
hardware is pretty obsolete. There are tons of people using older
equipment like that who would differ with me...
On 9/8/07, Lynda <lurine at softcom.net> wrote:
> O.K., Mac owners, what do you think about the following. Is it worth the
> "I've got a nice, clean 9600 Power Mac
> tower. It originally was a 300 MHz machine, but the cpu daughtercard is
> missing, as are the clock battery and RAM sticks. It's got a 4GB SCSI hard
> drive with a fresh install of OS 9.1, plus AppleWorks and lots of kids'
> games, as well as a CD- ROM and a floppy drive. I borrowed a daughtercard,
> RAM and a clock battery to test it, and it ran very well with those borrowed
> parts while I initialized, tested and installed software on the hard drive.
> "This is a nice machine to upgrade as it's got 5 empty PCI slots, 12 RAM
> slots, and room for two more hard drives. So, if you've got the missing
> parts (any one of a number of third-party
> G3 and G4 upgrade cards will fit
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