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  dpaanlka (Profile)
  1024 MB
 
Posted: Mon May 01, 2006 7:36 pm
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This guy has 25 fully working Power Mac 5500/250s for sale on eBay for only a penny (plus shipping) buy it now.



The 5500/250 is the most powerful all-in-one computer ever made that can run Mac OS 7.6.1. It has 3D video acceleration, and can be upgraded to 500mhz G3, and can accept internal AV features including a TV tuner.



I suggest anyone looking for a great deal pick one up. I know I am. (Scroll to the bottom)



http://stores.ebay.com/Auction.....idZ2QQtZkm
  
  mitchlynn91 (Profile)
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Posted: Mon May 01, 2006 8:17 pm
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That would be awesome if I lived anywhere near there, I hope someone here or someone that can really appreciate those machines gets them.



Otherwise, I'd be more than glad to drop a penny for em' Laughing
  
  jens (Profile)
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Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 4:34 pm
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I like the idea of an all-in-one machine as much as the idea of a tower/ desktop/ whatever with monitor.

Both models have therir advantages and disadvantages.



Btw: If someone gets those six 5500/250 and there is one board too much in them I'd like to have it for my 5200 to replace the technical abomination inside it...
  
  bd1308 (Profile)
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Posted: Fri May 05, 2006 5:35 pm
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okay who has temp space for these things? I think I mmight want one.





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  Doug theImpaler (Profile)
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Posted: Mon May 08, 2006 1:59 pm
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dude...I think I'm sold. Smile



That thing with even base RAM on 7.6.1 with the TV tuner and remote? That's awesome!
  
  dolph (Profile)
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Posted: Wed May 10, 2006 12:39 am
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I've actually got the fastest non-G3 AIO... a 5500/275. They only sold them in Europe, bought mine from a guy in The Netherlands via eBay a few months ago. It's a black beauty. Don't have any pics at the moment, but I'll take some soon.



Oh, and 7.6.1 is crazy fast. I've got the HD partitioned into 2 sections - one for OS 9.1 and the other for 7.6.1. It's also running a Sonnet G3 400 MHz upgrade at the moment. 7 was fast before the upgrade, now it's just plain silly.

:wink:



http://www.everymac.com/system.....0_275.html
  
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