Re: 10.4 on 400MHz

Mr. Strat <rag@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

In article <wUxXk.1392$us6.195@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Wes Groleau
<groleau+news@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

The latter disqualifies my 400MHz G3 iMac, but I still
wonder whether anyone has any empirical knowledge of
how 10.4 would run on this machine (768 Meg RAM, lots
of disk).

It wouldn't be a pleasant experience.

Why would that be? OS X versions got faster up to 10.4 Tiger. Leopard
slightly slower on PPC but presumably faster still on Intel.


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