eMac (2002)

The eMac, short for education Mac, was an all-in-one Macintosh desktop computer. it was originally aimed at the education market, but was later made available as a cheaper mass-market alternative to Apple’s second-generation LCD iMac G4.

This was the first Mac I bought in 2005 at a cost of a whopping £140! The Emac was installed with Tiger (10.4) and was a heavy beast. It ran smooth, with a fantastic crisp CRT screen and powerful inbuilt speakers. It was the eMac that pulled me away from Windows…

  • Processor: PowerPC 7450 (G4) – 700Mhz
  • Benchmark Score: 353
  • Storage: 40GB (upgraded to 200GB)
  • Media: 32x SuperDrive (Upgraded to a DVD-Writer)
  • OS: Mac OS X 10.4.11
  • Memory: 256mb PC-133 (Upgraded to 1GB)
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 32MB DDR
  • Connections: Wi-Fi (Airport Card 802.11b), Ethernet, USB (v1 x 3), Firewire (400 MBit x 2), Mini-VGA, Audio In, Audio Out
  • Current Status: Retired

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