Apple iMac G4

Basic Specs

Operating system Mac OS X, Other
Screen size (diagonal) 15 inches
CPU brand IBM
Integrated GPU model GeForce2 MX
Base RAM size 128 MB
Base storage capacity 40 GB
Optical drive type Tray-loading
Wi-Fi Optional

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Tech Specs


Width 15.1 inches
Height 20 inches
Depth 10.6 inches
Weight 21.3 pounds
Color White


Operating system Mac OS X, Other

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 15 inches
Display surface Matte
Technology LCD
Backlight CCFL
Resolution (X) 1024 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px

Processor (base)

CPU brand IBM
CPU family PowerPC
Base CPU model 7450 v2.1 (G4)
Cores 1
Clockspeed 700 MHz

GPU (base)

Integrated GPU brand Nvidia
Integrated GPU model GeForce2 MX
Dedicated VRAM 32 MB


Base RAM size 128 MB
Max. config RAM 1 GB
Slots 1


Base storage type HDD (5400RPM)
Base storage capacity 40 GB
Max. config HDD 60 GB

Optical Drive

Optical drive type Tray-loading
Media supported DVD/CD-RW combo


Speakers 1


FireWire 400 2
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100
3.5mm headphone 1
Other 3.5mm Apple Pro Speaker Minijack, Mini VGA


Wi-Fi Optional
Wi-Fi support 802.11b


PSU wattage 130 W

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  • 9.0
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    Reviewed by Gibbyice (Currently owns)

    Ten years on, I have a sudden urge to revisit my 17" 1GHz iMac G4 which after 5 years as my son's primary computer I have managed to reclaim it after gifting him an iPad for his birthday.

    Running Mac Os X Tiger with 1.2 GB RAM (It can actually support 2GB) it feels reasonably snappy for light tasks and useable with the now free Adobe CS2 Creative suite (google for cs2 downloads).
    I can listen to music in iTunes, surf lightly although some flash sights no longer work correctly.

    I have decided to use the Mac for some creative work and studying using devonthink, Macjournal, Office vX and some other software I still own older versions of.

    The screen which appears to float in front of the user, provides viewing angles which are still one of the best on a desktop computer I have ever used and brought a smile to my face as I reminisced over the happy times I spent glued to the screen. The sound system from the Harmon Kardon speakers and built in amplifier reminded me of the evenings and parties where the iMac and iTunes provided the entertainment.

    Its still a great machine I cant part with and the design still looks so modern and fresh, I cant help but wonder if the iphone and iPad had'nt been such a runaway success what kind of breath taking iMacs Apple would have been producing now?

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