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Mac mini in G4 Cube?

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Hello everyone, as many of you, I really like the G4 cube, still looks great after 20 years. I don't need a beautiful paperweight, but was thinking fitting a mac mini inside. All threads I've seen cover either the old mac mini with acrylic, or just list dimensions - I think the G4 cube is 170mm x 170mm inside. Does anyone know whether the insides of a mac mini (intel or m1) will fit inside the cube? I think the biggest part is the power supply - did anyone try to fit it inside a cube or can share its dimensions, please?

thank you, Pablos
 
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1. The old mac mini with acrylic/alum easily fits inside, and the power brick should fit with it as well.
2. The newer alum only mini has the power supply inside, and the case is equal or slightly larger than a cube acryllic, so you would have to gut the mini to fit it inside the cube. I think I have seen mods where a mini-ITX fit inside a newer alum mini, so the mini guts should fit inside a cube.
3. A mini-ITX and Flex PSU and GPU will fit inside a cube, but it gets tight and you might have some heating issues.

Now putting an M1 mini inside the cube would be an awesome powerhouse!

Picture of a 2011 Mini on top of a cube.
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Thank you, that picture helps! I estimated the size of all components from here:


where it looks like the power supply is the biggest and might just barely fit.

No idea what I would do with the power button, would be nice to use the existing one on the top of the G4 cube case, but I doubt it will be possible.
 
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