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I Switched

January 5th, 2004 @ 3:00 am PST

I was doing all of my work on a PIII 1.13ghz Sony Vaio laptop... just doesn't cut it for those long hours at the office. It was time to upgrade, and I decided to go all the way and get myself a Mac. The G5's just came out, but I don't do any video or audo or anything like that. So, a dual 1.25ghz G4 with SuperDrive was more than what I needed.

I'm very happy I switched. I work on websites to be put onto an Apache server on a Linux box, so working within a *nix based environment means less minor tweaking and removing Microsoft crap from my stuff. There's quite a learning curve, especially when you're someone who knows what they're doing on a PC (unlike those 'switchers' in the commercials). But I'm getting the hang of it.


Machine Model:Power Mac G4
CPU Type:PowerPC G4 (3.2)
OS X Version:10.4
Number Of CPUs:2
CPU Speed:1.25 GHz
L2 Cache (per CPU):256 KB
L3 Cache (per CPU):2 MB
Memory:1 GB (2 DIMMS)
Bus Speed:167 MHz