Any Adobe apps I have used, going back to pre-CS versions such as PS 7, InDesign 2 and Illustrator 10, like to have a lot of free disk space for their scratch disk needs. It looks like you have less than 10GB free. That is going to make CS3 bog down tremendously. The drive cage on the right, where your current HD is installed, is easier to use with SATA drives, in terms of fitting the cables.
If that seems too complicated, you can use a large FW external drive. Communities Contact Support. Sign in. Browse Search.
Ask a question. User profile for user: Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: More Less. All replies Drop Down menu. Loading page content. Desktops Speciality level out of ten: Is the RAM maxed out? What size Hard Drive s? Where is it slow at what? Hardware Overview: Machine Name: Mac mini Machine Model: PowerPC G4 1. Reply Helpful Thread reply - more options Link to this Post. Here is the information that I think you asked for with serial s deleted: Power Mac G4 Machine Model: PowerPC G4 3.
Maxtor 6YP0: Maxtor 6YP0 Revision: No Detachable Drive: No BSD Name: ATA Unit Number: Internal OS9 Drivers: Verified Volumes: Yes File System: I really appreciate any and all help that you can contribute! CS3 should run on a G4, probably not fast though. Apple's specifications for the Mac mini G4 can be found here.
The Mac mini form factor is instantly recognisable due to its small size about the size of two CD jewel cases stacked on top of each other. The Mac mini can accept up to 1GB of memory. There is only one slot available, so remember when upgrading that you are going to lose your existing chip. Any fitting information below is intended as a guide before purchase ONLY, when fitting these products you should refer to the original manual for your computer, and any instructions that come with the item.
Please see this page for more information, or here for information on our fitting service. Apple recommends professional installation for the RAM - to protect you and your investment.
The Mac mini came with either a slot loading Combo or Superdrive optical mechanism. We offer internal upgrades, and we also sell a range of external optical drives for use with the Mac mini.
The optical drive on the Mac mini is not classified by Apple as a user installed part. Mac Upgrades can install drives for you, please contact us for details. You can purchase the drive for installation yourself, but Mac Upgrades cannot provide instructions or support for the install process.
Instructions to upgrade the RAM and hard drive in the Mac mini G4, and the upgradability, or lack thereof, of the Mac mini G4 processor. Is it possible to upgrade the mac mini g4 to a intel processor or some other processor You can upgrade it as far as a Ghz G4 I believe.
The Mac mini uses a laptop 2. This means that they have a much lower capacity, and higher cost, than those for a normal desktop computer.
Professional installation is highly recommended as your warranty may be voided by an incorrect installation. If you don't want to fit a new hard drive yourself, you can take advantage of the MacUpgrades Installation Service. Add the installation service from the list below to your cart along with your chosen hard drive.
We can also clone your existing hard drive onto the new one, simply add the Clone Original Hard Drive service below to your cart. Once you have booked the service, send your machine to us, we will carry out the work and return it to you.
Alternatively, we do offer a Collection Service with our courier, please see here for details. Apple recommends professional installation for the hard drive - to protect you and your investment. We can sell you the HDD but cannot support you through the installation. If you like we can install the drive for you. The Mac mini has all of its components on one logic board. Consequently it is not possible to upgrade the graphics cards on these machines. Consequently it is not possible to upgrade the connectivity on these machines.
Listed below are power supplies, batteries and related products we supply for this Mac.
watch Any complete machines of this type or similar that we have for sale are listed here. Please note that these are refurbished models with a 3 month warranty, and that delivery is likely to take 3 - 5 working days. These can be purchased online with the standard website courier delivery charge for the mainland UK only. Please contact us for a quote on shipping to other areas.
Here are the various repair services we offer for this Mac. You can have us take the machine in for evaluation, or book a fixed-price repair if you already know what the fault is and the service is listed below for services without parts, please see the relevant tab on this page for compatible parts that we sell. If you know what the fault is, but we don't have a fixed-price repair listed below, please contact us for a quote. At Your location Macupgrades offers a wide range of on-site services for your Apple equipment. All our engineers have at least 15 years of experience with Apple hardware and software Fixed price on-site upgrades and repairs Full liability insurance Full details of on-site services.
Serial Number Search Enter your serial number into the box below for specific upgrades for your machine. Serial Number: How to find your serial number in software You can find your Mac's serial number in Apple System Profiler: If you can't boot your Mac If your Mac is not working, the serial number is printed on the computer casing but the location varies.
Unibody MacBook Pro - Laser etched onto the base. Remove battery to locate. To lift keyboard, pull back on the release tabs between the F-keys. Mac mini - On the underside of the Mac mini. Mac Pro - On rear of machine near graphics card ports. PowerMac G5 - On lower chassis under side panel. To remove side panel, lift lever on rear of Mac. Where is my serial number? How to Identify these Machines The Mac mini form factor is instantly recognisable due to its small size about the size of two CD jewel cases stacked on top of each other.