17″ PowerBook 1.67Ghz G4

17″ PowerBook 1.67Ghz G4, 2G RAM, 80G HD, SD, 10.5.8, assorted graphics & office software £399 REDUCED £299

The PowerBook G4/1.67 17 (Al) features a 1.67 GHz PowerPC 7447a (G4) processor with the AltiVec Velocity Engine vector processing unit and 512k on chip level 2 cache, 512 MB of PC2700 DDR SDRAM, a 100 GB Ultra ATA/100 hard drive (5400 RPM), a slot-loading 8X SuperDrive, a Firewire 800 port, built-in Bluetooth 2.0+EDR and AirPort Extreme (802.11g), ambient light sensor keyboard, and ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 (4X AGP) graphics with 128 MB of DDR SDRAM in an attractive aluminium alloy case with a 17 widescreen TFT display (1440×900 native resolution).

Compared to the PowerBook G4/1.5 17 that it replaced, the PowerBook G4/1.67 17 is quite similar, but has a faster processor, improved graphics, faster and more capable optical drive, a brighter backlit keyboard, a faster hard drive complete with Sudden Motion Sensor technology that stops the hard drive heads from moving if the notebook is dropped, a new Scrolling Trackpad that allows one to scroll or pan by touching the trackpad with two fingers instead of one, and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR.