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PostPosted: 27 Sep 2016, 00:52 
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Always on the look out for a bargain I picked up a PowerMac G5 for just £40.

Being a sucker for these old Macs I embarked on yet another crazy project.

Can the PowerMac G5 still deliver the goods? The answer to that question is a 100% affirmative.

Although abandoned by Apple long ago the PPC still has much to offer. Both OS X 10.4 Tiger and OS X 10.5 Leopard although old are capable. The bonus with OS X 10.4 Tiger it is possible to run OS 9.2 in Classic Mode.

As expected software support is patchy although there is the excellent TenFourFox web browser a fork of Mozilla Firefox. Much of the time it requires running older versions of software but nevertheless the PPC mostly works.


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