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  1. franknitty

    How do I spruce up my G5 Mod: All suggestions are welcome

    I just completed assembling my G5 mod which I documented here and there some more alterations I would like to apply to it before I feel it is complete. Here are the following: How do I create an external button for the blu ray burner on the outside of my chassis? I was thinking of strapping...
  2. al0a

    modding psu question

    First of all: Hi, I'm al0a and I'm new to this forum. Second: I hope my question is at the right place! I want to start my first mac pro G5 mod and i want to build my psu into the original casing of the old psu. Still didn't buy a psu 'thou, i was thinking to go with a Corsair, for modular...
  3. thegabezone

    Freeze Poll - Gigabyte Z87 boards in general (And perhaps with D,3 & H in the ending)

    I'm opening this poll to focus on the freeze issues me and some of my GA-Z87*-*** comrades have been having. After having FREEZE issues myself .. I combed the internet looking for similar cases/solutions And found out I'm far from being alone .. many users with GA-Z87*-*** boards report freeze...
  4. aaintveld

    mini-ITX in quite a small case; your tips, please

    Dear all, planning on ordering these parts (assembled by the seller), to combine into a fine mini-ITX Hackintosh. Size of the case is essential to me !! (mobility) Using it as both a video production station, and on-site machine for VJ'ing / (HD, multiple cam) livestreaming. Any tips on the...
  5. KasperSvendsen

    Power supply + GPU question

    Hi, I've just started my very first computer build. I went with the parts listed at the CustoMac mATX and I am currently building it right now. I've bought the Corsair CX500M power supply and the EVGA GeForce GTX 760 GPU. The question is - which cable goes where? I got a cable that...
  6. ARSNL

    G5 PSU professional electrician

    Hey guys! I've started and almost completed my PowerMac G5 Mod and I'm presently blocked with the PSU problem. I want a 750w PSU to be housed into the original G5 PSU case. I'm OK with the case modifications, but I don't want to play the electrician (and possibly burn my expensive parts) with...
  7. waysaz

    Hack Pro for Photoshop/Lightroom - PSU questions

    Hi! First post here. Long-time Mac user and techie. I planned to build a Hackintosh later this year for photography and graphic design (CS5/Lightroom 4 or 5), but my Macbook Pro up and died. Fried logic board.* So I get to pull the trigger tomorrow. Yay! I've paid close attention to DPS's...
  8. killacam7478

    RAM Settings, Fan Setup, GA Motherboard, and PSU Questions

    Hi Everyone, I have a bunch of random questions and I was hoping someone could help me with them. 1) I have 2 different kinds of RAM, 2 sticks (2X4GB) of Kingston HyperX Red Series at 1600Mhz Cas 9, and 2 sticks (2X8GB) of GSkill Ripjaw 1866Mhz Cas 10. I have them staggered so they are in...
  9. AdamInNi

    Mini Mac Pro. Help?

    Hi guys. Getting ready to pull the trigger on a new build and was wondering if these parts would be ok? Gigabyte H77N-WIFI Motherboard Intel Core i7 (3770) 3.4GHz SanDisk SDSSDP-064G-G25 64GB SATA 6GB/s 2.5 Inch Internal SSD 8GB DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit (already have) OCZ...
  10. flopperr999

    Power Supply Advice?

    Hello, I have a Core i7 3770K at 3.5GHz, two GTX 560 ti's (1280MB edition), the recommended TP-4800 or whatever wifi card, one SSD, a HDD 7200rpm, a HDD 5400rpm, and a DVD drive. I was wondering if my Corsair HX650 will cut it in powering the two 560's. Upgrading the PSU is an option for me...
  11. Alcohotee

    Can I use GIGABYTE GA-Z77-DS3H to build the "CustoMac Pro"?

    Hi guys, I'm planning to build a Hachintosh based on the "CustoMac Pro" system, according to the recommended component list, the high-end motherboards are quite expensive for me, so I was wondering if I could use a lower level motherboard like GIGABYTE GA-Z77-DS3H (which is listed for the...
  12. timvrakas

    G5 U1 PSU Question

    I am Brainstorming for my G5 Build and i Had an idea! Why not use a Server U1 PSU? would it not fit in the original space? you would still have to have the short AC extender but still... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817338057 might fit the bill I cant measure the size...
  13. zabumaster

    Is my PSU enough?

    This is my build: 1 x GIGABYTE GA-B75M-D3P LGA 1155 Intel B75 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard 1 x Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics ... 1 x G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM...
  14. idaanx

    HX650 PSU fan noise on idle

    The fan on my HX650 PSU spins up every 30 seconds for 5 seconds or so when the system is idle, it uses around 75 watts of power. On the package it said it's silent the first 40% which should be 260 watts. Anybody with the same PSU who can tell me if this is normal or should I return it? EDIT...
  15. ozzape

    GA-Z77X-UP5 TH - Compatible PSU

    I just bought a complete kit yesterday, based on the NoFilmSchool Hack Pro, which has the GA-Z77X-UP5 TH motherboard. The problem is that the PSU I bought (Corsair CX 750) doesnt work with it. So, my question is, for anyone who is using the GA-Z77X-UP5 TH motherboard: what power supply do...
  16. smur89

    PSU Sparked, now no longer functioning.

    So, tonight my PSU sparked and tripped the circuit breaker. Its not working anymore. Im wondering if its possible to fix the PSU, and what i might need to fix on it. It's only about 2 weeks old, but I cant return it as I've taken it out of its original enclosure and put it into a G5 casing...
  17. almabet

    Noise in my speakers

    Hi everybody! I have a hack with follow specifications: Core i7 3770 Ivy Bridge Board Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 32 GB RAM Corsair Vengeance Video EVGA GT 640 3 H.D.D. Hitachi Sata III 1 TB (each one) 1 H.D.D. seagate barracuda 500 GB 1 H.D.D. Western Digital 500 GB DVD Writer Sony Optiarc...
  18. Burtalmighty

    Mountain Lion Hackintosh + Hardware Advice + What size PSU?

    Hey guys, basically below is a list of my parts and the prices I can find them for. I'm pretty confident that they're compatible, but should I be considering other parts? Is my chipset okay? Is that a decent graphics card? All advice is welcome! ALSO How big a power supply unit am I going to...
  19. floater81

    Intermittent start up problem, no power at all.

    Hi all, I'm looking for some advice in diagnosing a strange problem. I built the budget customac about a month ago and all has been fine. Recently however, sometimes the machine will not power up at all. Pressing the power button appears to do nothing (no bios / no fan spin etc) but then the...
  20. HackinBug

    PSU: Upgrade Now or Later?

    I've recently purchased the parts needed to build a dual boot OSX/Win7 machine. The parts are as follows: ASUS Maximus V Gene Intel 3570K 8GB of Samsung MV-3V4G3D/US Memory 128GB OCZ Vertex 4 SSD 2x 1TB HDDs in RAID 1 from a previous build. I had planned to upgrade my power supply at a later...
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