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Offline coriolis1986

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iMac G3 500
« on: April 06, 2017, 01:46:26 PM »
Hi all.

Does iMac G3 Indigo (500 mhz + 512 mb RAM) has enough processor power to work as:
  • MIDI sequencer
  • MIDI sequencer & audio recording using rack MOTU 828 interface
using Cubase 5.0 VST 32 software

I asking because I currently have this computer, but also can get almost free PM G4 MDD 867.

Power Mac is faster, but iMac looking so cute... :)

Offline mrhappy

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Re: iMac G3 500
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 07:04:44 PM »

but also can get almost free PM G4 MDD 867.


Sounds to me like you should have the iMac AND MDD!! ;D ;D

Offline GaryN

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Re: iMac G3 500
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2017, 09:29:07 PM »
I once produced an entire 12-track CD on a G3 500MHz desktop. So, yes it's possible.
It's also possible to drive from Los Angeles to New York City in a 1960's VW bug.
2000 miles and a couple of breakdowns later however, that VW isn't so "cute" anymore.
Would you do that if you could choose a BMW instead?
See my point?

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Re: iMac G3 500
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2017, 03:23:44 AM »
Ok. And what about G4 eMac?