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Date of Birth
August 24
About kiwisincebirth
System:
GA-Z68MX / DQ77KB
CPU:
i7-2600 / i7-3770S
Graphics:
GTX 650 Ti / HD4000
Other Hardware:
Intel NUC D54250
Geekbench:
12750
Mac:
MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini
Mobile Phone:
iOS

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September 13th, 2014 11:38 PM
First off welcome to the club. You have certainly chosen a complicated build, putting different pieces together from different machines. Anyway, I am not sure how much help I can be on this project, since I have actually never seem an iMac G4, but I have had experience converting an iMac G5. One question about your build is the iMac G5 20"...
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September 12th, 2014 06:34 PM
My project was a big undertaking, but I think worth it. It really depends on what your goals are. Of course your build would be very different to my own, since the computers on the inside are radically different, the closest mod I am aware of to your model is this one. ...
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August 30th, 2014 01:08 AM
Neilhart, You are one of the most prolific builders on this forum. I can guess where you get the time, money can always be borrowed, but what you do all these machines once you have finished is actually beyond my comprehension? As to he LED's there is very little you can get wrong. Polarity and they just won't work at all. Same with under...
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August 30th, 2014 12:54 AM
Thanks for all the positive feedback, As you know first-hand writing up these posts takes a lot of effort, just my way of contributing back to the community. Thanks for ongoing support ;) I didn't put much explanation into basic fitting, a key is getting extension cables just the right length. The Haswell NUC just fits (with a little...
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August 30th, 2014 12:28 AM
Thanks, good luck with your current project I myself have moved into an Arduino home monitoring/automation direction. Look forward to the resumption of your project. Kiwi
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August 19th, 2014 09:08 AM
Spence, the limitation you may run up against is the Motherboard. The DQ77KB is rated for a 65w processor, i.e. the i7-3770S. The i7-3770 is a 77w processor so not supported officially. Remember the main DC power regulation is on the Motherboard, (not in a separate ATX PSU) the MB may simply not be able to provide enough power. I don't know is...
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August 19th, 2014 08:48 AM
I have posted the final chapter for this build. http://www.tonymacx86.com/completed-mods/139633-kiwis-20-imac-i5.html
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