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Part: 4 Extending Your Reach > Buying a Used Mac

Buying a Used Mac

Ah, so you're looking for a bargain? You say your cousin Bob has a sweet little Mac Plus he's willing to let you have for $500? Before laying down the dough for a used Mac, keep the following in mind.

Of Processors and Slots

The Mac made a couple of major technological leaps in the past several years. Two of the most important were the switchover from the 680X0 Motorola processor to the PowerPC processor, and the change from Apple's proprietary NuBus slot to the ubiquitous PCI slot.


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