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Re: [OT] Hardware upgrades

on 04.9.6 2:46 PM, Derrik Pates at dpates@dsdk12.net was reported to have

> Bradley Alexander wrote:
>> I have a Powerbook G3 Pismo (bronze keys) w/a 500 MHz G3 processor and 256 MB
>> of RAM. It dual-boots sid and OS9. It is my primary laptop, but being 6 or 7
>> years old, it is getting a little long in the tooth. What upgrades are
>> available for this? I have seen ads for G4 upgrade kits, but the pages I
>> found were 3 or 4 years old.
>> Is there anything that can be done to give this laptop a little more
>> horsepower?
> My Pismo's performance went up a lot after I upgraded it to 768 MB of
> RAM; I actually have an order in for PowerLogix' 900 MHz 750GX CPU
> upgrade, but they seem to be having problems with the company they're
> contracting with - I've been waiting for 2 months. Once they get that
> straightened out though, I'm looking forward to having a 900 MHz Pismo -
> with CPU frequency scaling, no less, and a 1 MB on-die L2 cache. Yummy.

I installed a 500 Mhz G4 newer tech upgrade in my 300 Mhz powerbook G3 - and
i have seen a huge increase in speed... as well as lower operating
temperatures! not sure if they make this same upgrade for the pismo...


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