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November 6, 2010 2:50:28 AM

Can the G5 be converted to a dual Intel processor?
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November 6, 2010 3:05:31 AM

Not a chance, its running a powerPC CPU in it, the motherboard is totally different, you could theoretically reuse the housing and replace it with the board from a Mac Pro which has the option to run dual Intel quads, but then its not really a G5 anymore, its a confused Mac Pro.
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November 6, 2010 3:17:17 AM

just buy a new computer.
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November 6, 2010 3:37:20 AM

hunter315 said:
Not a chance, its running a powerPC CPU in it, the motherboard is totally different, you could theoretically reuse the housing and replace it with the board from a Mac Pro which has the option to run dual Intel quads, but then its not really a G5 anymore, its a confused Mac Pro.


Don't confuse him :p .

No, it really won't work. I'm sorry.
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