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Alright so i need a computer to last me for 4 years of HS (im a freshman.) Ive been doing a lot of research and i just thought of doing this. Going on ebay and getting a cheaper Powerbook, Get some more ram and probably an external harddrive. Any advice? Shold i get a different Mac?
btw im getting it for my bday in November and im paying for half so the price needs to be reasonable.
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i purchased one, i am very happy with it my only regret is that you cant run boot camp on a power book because there is no intel chip
RHIP Vince Kirol 2.5.48 2.6.07
yeah if you want it to last 4 years man, your going to want an intel chip, 4 years is a long time and in order to stay somewhat up to date your going to want intel... so find a cheap macbook pro
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why do you need an intel chip?
the only reason i can see is for running wondows?
if your gonna be happy with the performance of a g4 for that time then there's no reason not to do this.
ok i just thought, i guess over the next couple of years software will be phased out for the g's... so that's something to think about.
anyway, i'm on a g4 mini now and still happy. for general stuff it's sweet.
Just look at a Macbook man, the intel chips are sweet and for students they start at $999, and you can always upgrade the RAM and HD later, or get an external.
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befor you know it all new programs will only support intel and you wont be able to use it on a power PC.. i can see that easyly happening within 2 years 4 years for sure.
I love my g4 powerbook, and if you don't need the speed, then it's a great alternative to the MBP, and you'll save alot of money.
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