Originally Posted by jnev_89
you do realize that a 1ghz ppc cpu is not equal in speed to a 1ghz p4 right?
He doesn't really make a whole lot sense, I dont think he realizes like top of the line powerbook's only have a 1.5 ghz processor. So lets break this down. BTW I have an awesome desktop, just wanted this for a casual browser and dvd's on the airplane.
Brand New 12.1 Ibook ------- vs my Ebay Ibook
1.2GHz PowerPC G4 ------ 500 mhz PowerPC G3
512K L2 cache @1.2GHz ------ Not sure
12-inch TFT Displays ----- 12.1 Display
1024x768 resolution ----- 1024x768 resolution
256MB DDR266 SDRAM ----- 380 megs of ram
30GB Ultra ATA drive ----- 10 gig hd
Combo Drive ----- Combo Drive
ATI Mobility Radeon 9200 ----- Not sure
32MB DDR video memory ----- Not sure
AirPort Extreme built-in ----- Airport Extreme built-in
Price $999 Price $415
I really don't see a $600 difference.. but maybe that's just me.