Planning a new G5 Hackintosh

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  1. Ivengix

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    Jul 8, 2017 at 5:36 AM #1
    Ivengix

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    Ever since the PowerMac G5 was for sale at the Apple Store, I absolutely loved the design of the case. I've decided to not only do a PowerMac G5 build and also make a hackintosh.

    I've had experience with teardowns and re-assembling computers, however, this will be my first computer where I buy and install the parts. Since I have no idea what parts to choose or how to mod the case, I ask your help.

    Here are the requirements for my build:
    • Powerful computer to run intensive applications and light gaming
    • Two-way SLI graphics card (GTX 1080 Ti), (if I can't do two-way SLI, oh well I guess)
    • Minimal amount of cutting the case
    • Somewhat (or completely) silent without sacrificing performance
    If anyone could help me find parts for the build AND and the tools and materials I will need to mod the case, that would be fantastic.

    Thanks!
     
  2. hypnonotic

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    Jul 10, 2017 at 3:32 PM #2
    hypnonotic

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    If you plan to Hackintosh, you need to pick the PC components specifically for that. Just follow this guide:
    https://www.tonymacx86.com/buyersguide/july/2017

    Not to be mean or anything, but I don't think anyone wants to design a build for you, and give you step by step instruction when with just a bit of searching of this subforum, you can find all of the information that you need to build a great G5 case to fit your tastes. Just read through some of the build threads here, everyone does it a bit differently and you'll need to look and find the ideas that you like best. There really isn't one set way to mod a G5 and a lot depends on your desire and skill.
     
  3. yangbao111

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    Jul 10, 2017 at 7:38 PM #3
    yangbao111

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  4. thy4205

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    Jul 24, 2017 at 4:04 PM #4
    thy4205

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    As a owner of one G5 case mod, I probably had the least tool to work with. It really depends on how clean you want the inside to be. It it not difficult to shove everything inside, given the enormous space of the case.
    Here a picture of my case mod with NO cutting, no soldering or tidying cables.
     

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  5. yangbao111

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    MacBook Pro, Mac mini
    Mobile Phone:
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    Jul 24, 2017 at 6:09 PM #5
    yangbao111

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    MacBook Pro, Mac mini
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    I think I had the least tool to work with.:lol:
     

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