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Apple Power Mac G3

Apple Power Mac G3
alaScore 74

361 reviews

Sep, 2019

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 361 reviews of Apple Power Mac G3. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Views about the usability and design are overall positive.

design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple Power Mac G3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Apple Power Mac G3 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Reviewers really like the usability and design.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Stephen Beale (

Power Macintosh G3/450

Sep, 1999

Consumer review (

my ancent mac


i bougt this computer on ebay for $25 plus shipping. over all it is a good value and well worth its money it originaly came with os 8.6 the person who owned it before me upgraded it to os 10.4 tiger put in 320 megabits of memory and aded a 20 gig hard ...

great computer zippy

not any realy

Jan, 2008

Consumer review (

Its ok But were is the Floppy


fast high memory

no floppy drive

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

Blue and White Dream Machine


A fast and efficient unit

It comes with a Mac price tag, keyboard too small

Feb, 2006

Consumer review (

G3 - beige version: a solid machine


A workhorse: the most solid machine you'll ever find

No longer manufactured

Feb, 2006

Consumer review (

Booooooo PC's! Rubbish, Filth, Slime, Muck. bOOOOOOOO!


Easy to hook up, fun for your children, Better than a PC

Not enough people have them

Feb, 2006

Consumer review (

Beige G3 Desktops- great for email, word processing


Great old mac, still good enough for todays world

Need half height dimms

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (

Faster! Faster! Faster!


Great performance and style.

Might be out of some people's price range. If so, go iMac!

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (

It's not Beige, It's not a PC, It's not for a boring person, but it is Fast!


New design, fast bus speed, extremely easy upgrades

not enough Hard drive space, no disk drive

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (

To floppy or not to floppy...


Fast Video Card

No floppy and ugly box

Oct, 2005

Product Specifications

Fast enough to handle the toughest video and publishing applications with ease. Smart enough to grow with your needs for years to come. Stylish enough to make your computer time more enjoyable than ever. With the Power Macintosh G3 computer, all these features are yours in one great system, at one remarkably low price. Whether you're a design professional who appreciates the marriage of beauty and power, an educator who needs performance and flexibility in a system that provides a solid investment for the future, or a home user whose family wants to run business applications, Internet programs, and games, the Power Macintosh G3 computer is a superb choice. The innovative design of the Power Macintosh G3 does much more than simply makes it look great. Just flip the computer open for fast access to everything inside. The easy-open (but lockable) enclosure lets you easily add memory, storage, or PCI cards. Built-in handles simplify moving the computer from room to room.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:All-in-one/Tower
Manufacturer Form Factor:All-in-one/Tower

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/512KB
Max Supported Size:1MB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768


Country Kits:France
Model:Flower Power/G3
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Apple iMac/Apple Power Mac


Data Bus Speed:100MHz


Colour:Flower power/White


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem/None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed:4x/N/A
Read Speed:24x/32x (CD) / 5x (DVD)
Write Speed:8x/N/A

OS Provided

Type:Apple MacOS 8.5/Apple MacOS 9


Clock Speed:350MHz/400MHz/500MHz
Installed Qty:1
Max Supported Qty:1
Type:PowerPC G3


Installed Size:128MB/64MB
Max Supported Size:1GB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level: None

Storage Controller (2nd)

RAID Level: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Interface Type:ATA-33/Ultra Wide SCSI

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:20GB/6GB/9GB
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Home use / Small business
Type:Personal computer

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB/8MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI RAGE 128/ATI RAGE 128 PRO
Interface Type:AGP 2x/PCI

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