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G3 for PM 5500.
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Dec 16, 1999, 07:40 AM
Hello all...
I have a Power Macintosh 5500/225 and intending to upgrade it with one of the G3 level 2 cache cards. I am interested to hear from those who have upgrade this Mac about the speed improvement, compatibility problems...
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Dec 18, 1999, 12:35 AM
The 5500 is hampered by so many design shortcuts that I wouldn't consider upgrading it unless you had a sentimental attachment to it or the G3 upgrade was really cheap.

When you can buy a new iMac for under $1000 with so many more powerful features...

Just my .02

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Jan 1, 2000, 10:30 AM
Since this Mac model has a PCI expansion slot and is nicely designed, with G3 cards starting from $200, upgrading is a good consideration.
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Feb 1, 2000, 07:31 AM
Execuse me for re-activating this topic. I hope someone could post some input.

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