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Mac Pro PC component equivalent

I'm interested in trying to build Mac Pro 6,1 from components. However, all of you guys know that the graphics is a FirePro D500, which doesn't exist. Along with E5-1260 V2; and the closest one is an Xeon E3. What are the equivalent for PCPartPicker parts?

And is there any cylinder cases?
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  1. Are you referring to building something along the lines of a hackintosh?
  2. Yes and no. I'm not limiting to Hackintosh, but I want to find the equivalent. It's always mystifying to find a part that you know, but uses different names.
  3. Ah, so were you looking at making a gaming and/or workstation pc that looked like a new mac pro and had equivalent or better components if I am understanding this correctly?
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    The video card is a custom job it is kind of like a W8000 with a 384 bit memory bust like the W9000.

    Either way, this part is custom and does not have an exact equal.

    A bit of info on the cpu can be found on Google.

    Round cases may be more hard to deal with.

    You could build a nice ITX work station with a single video card and make a case to look similar

    Without the resourced to make such a custom board and cooling system, it is out of all but the most extreme modders abilities for now.
  5. combine1237 said:
    Ah, so were you looking at making a gaming and/or workstation pc that looked like a new mac pro and had equivalent or better components if I am understanding this correctly?


    Yes.

    Anonymous said:
    The video card is a custom job it is kind of like a W8000 with a 384 bit memory bust like the W9000.

    Either way, this part is custom and does not have an exact equal.

    A bit of info on the cpu can be found on Google.

    Round cases may be more hard to deal with.

    You could build a nice ITX work station with a single video card and make a case to look similar

    Without the resourced to make such a custom board and cooling system, it is out of all but the most extreme modders abilities for now.


    But then what is the equivalents?
  6. My guess would be a 4770k and 280x would do a nice job in substitute.
  7. for games that would be great.
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