Mac G4 vs Intel vs AMD?

I have someone trying to trade me a powermac, but I don't know anything about Macs. Can anyone tell me how this would translate into an Intel or AMD processor? Below is all I know about it. How bad is it?

mac OS X version 10.4.3
processor:400 MHz PowerMac G4
memory:1Gb SDRAM
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  1. That computer was considered slow 10 years ago.
  2. It's poor. Very poor. A 1.3GHz Pentium 4 would likely steamroll that Power PC G4.
  3. I was going to ask if it was worth $80, but that sounds like a big no. Would it make a difference if it were dual processors? (I was going to go take a look at it.)
  4. It's still not worth it. You would get way more performance from a netnook or nettop if you want something cheap.
  5. Thanks for your help guys. I was actually considering it as decent machine.
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