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Apple PowerMac G4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 629 reviews of Apple PowerMac G4. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the size. The usability also gets good comments, but opinions are divided on the reliability. There are some critical reviews about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Apple PowerMac G4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Apple PowerMac G4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 user reviews of Apple PowerMac G4 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Amazon.com. People really like the size and design. The price and usability are also appreciated. Many are negative about the reliability.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Best Buy!

Expert review by : Neil Bennett (digitalartsonline.co.uk)

Power Mac G4 1GHz

 

value-for-money machine that will fulfil almost all of your design needs

Expert review by : Daniel Underwood (digitalartsonline.co.uk)

Power Mac G4 533

 

The G4 533 also ships with Mac OS 9.1. This update adds largely cosmetic changes to the OS, such as the Bill-tastic Window menu, and this is indicative of the G4 533 in general. With so much cool stuff and real power on the way, it's a shame that the...

Expert review by : Rick Lepage (pcworld.com)

Apple Power Mac G4/1GHz DP

 

Fastest Mac available ; Strong expansion options

Could use some minor architectural improvements

May, 2002

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Apple Power Mac G4

 
Dec, 2001

Expert review by : Rick Lepage (pcworld.com)

Apple Power Mac G4/800 DP

 

Fast hard drive ; Good performance with multiprocessor-aware applications ; Built-in dual-display support ; Excellent Mac OS X system

SuperDrive lacks manual eject ; Pricey for general OS 9 use

Nov, 2001

Expert review by : Christopher Breen (pcworld.com)

Apple POWER MAC G4/867

 

Good price ; Fast 3-D performance ; SuperDrive allows DVD authoring

Paltry RAM ; SuperDrive lacks manual eject ; No audio-input port

Oct, 2001

Expert review by : Christopher Breen (pcworld.com)

Apple Power Mac G4/733

 

The fastest Mac around for most tasks ; SuperDrive allows DVD authoring

SuperDrive reads slowly ; Expensive ; No audio-input port

Jun, 2001

Expert review by : Andrew Gore (pcworld.com)

Apple Power Mac G4 Cube

 

Innovative design ; Easy to set up and upgrade ; Very stable ; Tiny footprint ; Great speakers and digital display technology

Skimpy RAM ; Difficult cable management ; Poorly designed power switch ; Expensive ; No PCI slots

Nov, 2000

Expert review by : David Read (pcworld.com)

Apple Power Macintosh G4/500

 

Exceptional performance ; DVD-RAM drive

Too little memory for high-end users ; Expensive

Jul, 2000

Expert review by (pcmag.com)

Apple Steps Up the Speed

 

With its souped-up processing power and overhauled system architecture, the Apple Power Mac G4 ($3,299 direct) with dual 1.25-GHz processors is one fast machine.

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