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  • I've a 600MHz iBook I got at the beginning of the year, and it's plenty fast enough for me. Note that the new iBooks are faster (600/700 MHz, with faster graphics cards), and software overclockable to 800MHz if you want to do that sort of thing.

    In this case, plenty fast enough means I can play Diablo II, watch DVDs, build Parrot, and generally Screw Around (though not all simultaneously!) with comfort and CPU cycles to spare.

    Go for an iBook. Grab an extra battery if you can, the extended warranty if you c
    • Yeah, my wife has the iBook running Mac OS X and likes it a lot. I use a TiBook, which is far less rugged, but is cooler anyway. ;-) If I had to do it over again, I probably would get an iBook 14" OR just wait for a new PowerBook design. The problem is I already have a PowerBook comparable to an iBook, except that it won't wake from sleep ... sigh. :-)
  • iBook [] w/ good specs, good condition and only $1,200 (plus you'd have to get it shipped from RDU).


  • Type 'ibook refurbished' or 'reconditioned' into Google and have at it. I bought a '99 model for half the price of a current model.

    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers