Model M6497 or A1005 / 500, 600, 700, 800, or 900 MHz G3 processor

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How to upgrade an iBook?

I have an

Model Name : ibook g3

CPU: 1

CPU speed: 7000MZwr

L2 cache : 512 KB

memory : 129 MG

Bus Speed : 100 Mhz

Mac OS x version :10.3.9

And I would like it to have wireless internet, be faster, and have more battery juice.

I know I can buy the parts but I don't know which one is the best and how I can set it up myself. If anyone has any ideas, it would help.

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Hi, Looking at your chart the first thing to do would be to max your memory by adding a 512 MB chip. You can then add a airport card for wireless and some aftermarket sources have larger batteries. The last thing on the list would be a better hard drive. I will include some links to help you. Don't buy a hard drive larger than 128 GB. Ralph

iBook G3 12" RAM Replacement

iBook G3 12" Airport Replacement

iBook G3 12" Hard Drive Replacement

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Once you have upgraded your memory you can upgrade your OS to 10.4.11 (Tiger) which is the highest OS your computer will handle. Ralph


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