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17-inch PowerBook G4/1.5GHz

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Apple PowerBook G4 Notebook

    Macworld Rating

The screen is enormous, but this PowerBook still delivers decent battery life.

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At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    An incremental update to the 17-inch PowerBook G4 line, this model offers a faster processor, a new graphics chip, and faster DVD burning speeds.


    • Advanced I/O options
    • Enormous screen
    • Reduced price
    • Ample memory and hard-drive capacity
    • Backlit keyboard


    • Too big and heavy for comfortable travel
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