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Thread: POwerbook g4 question???? please help

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    Default POwerbook g4 question???? please help

    i recently purchased a powerbook g4, i realized that it has only 800mhz processor speed, will this be to slow for editing, please post any suggestions as they will be greatly appreciated.

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    i also plan on running final cut pro. also is there anything i can do to speed it up?
    thanks for your time

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    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Manchester, UK


    You won't be able to increase the CPU speed, so you'll have to do it by other methods, such as increasing the RAM or installing a 7200RPM notebook hard drive. How much RAM is in the system? You could do with 1GB really.

    Have a nosey Here and buy some RAM from there (or the version from another country)

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    Im also hoping to buy a g4 powerbook, but the 1.7 ghz model, will this be ok for video editing?

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    Feb 2004


    I recently got a 17 inch powerbook and its working out great for me. Just make sure you have at least 1 Gig of Ram, otherwise you wont see the real performance of the laptop.
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