Upgrading hardware in a PowerMac G4

July 23, 2011 at 09:20:07
Specs: Macintosh 10.5.8
How can I make this old Power Mac G4 better for gaming, nothing major like WOW but games like Runescape or Facebook games

Model Name: Power Mac G4
Model Identifier: PowerMac3,6
Processor Name: PowerPC G4 (3.3)
Processor Speed: 1.25 GHz
Number Of CPUs: 1
L2 Cache (per CPU): 256 KB
L3 Cache (per CPU): 1 MB
Memory: 1.5 GB
Bus Speed: 167 MHz
Boot ROM Version: 4.4.8f2

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July 23, 2011 at 11:34:24
Is this single processor or dual processor? You should be able to upgrade to 2GB RAM but the memory bus speed may be holding you back. Also if you don't already have one a 7200RPM hard drive will make improvement in performance. Yours may have a 5400RPM.

iMac G5 1.8GHz "Hero" PowerPC
2 x 1GB DDR PC3200 SDRAM
160GB WDC WD1600JD-40GBB2
Mac OS X Leopard Version 10.5.8


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