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Apple iMac DV Blueberry

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Apple iMAC DV Blueberry - All-in-one - 1 x PPC G3 400 MHz - RAM 64 MB - HD 1 x 10 GB - DVD - Mdm - LAN EN, Fast EN - MacOS 9 - Monitor : 15" CRT

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      09.08.2008 19:44
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      An average computer that's only suitable for the most basic of tasks now.

      When this computer came out it was top of its class and very impressive. Now however it struggles to do most things apart from look amazing.
      It runs on the old Power PC architecture and has a 400MHz processor, however, from a new install it is still quite swift at editing video with the supplied software. The 10gb hard drive is no where near sufficient for any serious video editing that you'd like to do. However it is upgradeable quite easily to something larger, say a 120gb one.

      It has a slot loading dvd/cd player which looks quite cool but you're a bit stuck if a cd gets jammed or stuck inside, as there is no manual release like on tray loaders.

      The graphics are acceptable for something this old but don't expect to play any recent, nay ANY games on this thing.

      It performs office tasks mediocrely with a bit of grunting and noise from inside, and it freezes if you do to many things at once (e.g. work on a spreadsheet and a presentation at the same time) due to its 64mb of RAM.

      Overall, if you're looking for a computer that's cheap and you can write the occasional letter on, this can be it, just don't expect to do much else on it.

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  • Product Details

    How do you make the world's most lovable computer even better? Use the same recipe, but even better ingredients. Welcome to the completely new iMac, the huggable, translucent, incredibly easy-to-use computer with digital video capabilities and optional wireless networking.

    Want to play movies - or even make some of your own? An iMac DV model is your personal theater for viewing DVD movies. And just connect your favorite DV camcorder to the FireWire port and use Apple's groundbreaking iMovie software to create your own digital movies - with professional-looking titles, transitions, and special effects. To make your movies sound as great as they look, iMac comes with an impressive new audio system based on Odyssey technology from Harman Kardon. And that beautiful stereo sound is all you'll hear, because iMac has been ingeniously engineered not to need a fan, making it the quietest desktop computer in the world. iMac is ready for whatever you want to do - today or tomorrow. Connect your favorite USB peripherals for new capabilities (DV models also support FireWire peripherals), or add an AirPort wireless networking card. The easy-access door lets you install the card or additional RAM in seconds.