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Old Jun 17th, 2004, 08:35 PM   #1
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I have an opportunity to buy a brand new G5 1.6 for $1750. Is this price point too good to resist? Are there any known issues with this model that I should be aware of?
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Old Jun 17th, 2004, 08:47 PM   #2
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There are a few precautions mentioned here,
But nothing really serious...
Unless you really screw up the firewire ports.

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Old Jun 17th, 2004, 09:17 PM   #3
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Talk about G5 deals, one guy on the web said he ordered a G5 1.6 at deal price from Apple and got a G5 dual 1.8 for the same price.

That G5 1.6 price you've got sounds like a good deal.
-- Mac Pro Dual 3.0 Dual Core, 4GB RAM, 150GB Raptor HD, 500GB HD, Superdrive, Radeon X1900XT, Bluetooth, Airport Exteme, Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Speakers, 30" ACD
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Old Jun 17th, 2004, 10:21 PM   #4
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Yeah, i'd go for that deal. I paid $1919 CDN + taxes for my 'Deal' G5-1.6 earlier this week. I love the machine!
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Old Jun 17th, 2004, 10:29 PM   #5
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I'd buy it...
If I thought someone was going to read this I would have tried harder...
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