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Apple Power Mac G3

Apple Power Mac G3
alaScore 74

393 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 393 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the usability and design are generally positive, whereas there are some critical comments about the price.

design, usability

price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple Power Mac G3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 393 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Amazon.com review summary for Apple Power Mac G3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Apple Power Mac G3 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com.

design, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Apple PowerMac G3 (300MHz PowerPC G3 Processor, 64MB RAM, 6GB Hard Drive)

Expert review by:

Power Macintosh G3/450

 

Consumer review by:

my ancent mac

 

i bougt this computer on ebay for $25 plus shipping. over all it is a good value and well worth its money it originaly came with os 8.6 the person who owned it before me upgraded it to os 10.4 tiger put in 320 megabits of memory and aded a 20 gig hard ...

great computer zippy

not any realy

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Its ok But were is the Floppy

 

fast high memory

no floppy drive

Consumer review by:

G3 - beige version: a solid machine

 

A workhorse: the most solid machine you'll ever find

No longer manufactured

Consumer review by:

Blue and White Dream Machine

 

A fast and efficient unit

It comes with a Mac price tag, keyboard too small

Consumer review by:

Booooooo PC's! Rubbish, Filth, Slime, Muck. bOOOOOOOO!

 

Easy to hook up, fun for your children, Better than a PC

Not enough people have them

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Beige G3 Desktops- great for email, word processing

 

Great old mac, still good enough for todays world

Need half height dimms

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Faster! Faster! Faster!

 

Great performance and style.

Might be out of some people's price range. If so, go iMac!

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It's not Beige, It's not a PC, It's not for a boring person, but it is Fast!

 

New design, fast bus speed, extremely easy upgrades

not enough Hard drive space, no disk drive

Consumer review by:

To floppy or not to floppy...

 

Fast Video Card

No floppy and ugly box

Product Specifications

Fast enough to handle the toughest video and publishing applications with ease. Smart enough to grow with your needs for years to come. Stylish enough to make your computer time more enjoyable than ever. With the Power Macintosh G3 computer, all these features are yours in one great system, at one remarkably low price. Whether you're a design professional who appreciates the marriage of beauty and power, an educator who needs performance and flexibility in a system that provides a solid investment for the future, or a home user whose family wants to run business applications, Internet programs, and games, the Power Macintosh G3 computer is a superb choice. The innovative design of the Power Macintosh G3 does much more than simply makes it look great. Just flip the computer open for fast access to everything inside. The easy-open (but lockable) enclosure lets you easily add memory, storage, or PCI cards. Built-in handles simplify moving the computer from room to room.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one/Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one/Tower

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one/Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one/Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/256KB/512KB
Max Supported Size:1MB/256KB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:17.1in/18.4in
Height:15in/17in
Weight:28.7lbs/34.8lbs
Width:15in/8.9in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Type:Display/None.

Header

Compatibility:Mac
Country Kits:France
Localization:French
Manufacturer:Apple
Model:Flower Power/G3
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Apple iMac/Apple Power Mac

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:100MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Flower power/White

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem/None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/32x (CD) / 5x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:4x/N/A
Type:CD-ROM/CD-RW/DVD-ROM
Write Speed:8x/N/A

OS Provided

Type:Apple MacOS 8.5/Apple MacOS 9

Processor

Clock Speed:350MHz/400MHz/500MHz/600MHz
Installed Qty:1
Manufacturer:Motorola
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:PowerPC G3

RAM

Installed Size:128MB/64MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level: None

Storage Controller (2nd)

RAID Level: None
Type:IDE/None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-33/Ultra Wide SCSI

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type:None.

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:20GB/40GB/6GB/9GB
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Home use / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB/8MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI RAGE 128/ATI RAGE 128 PRO
Interface Type:AGP 2x/PCI
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