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Rick26's Almost succesfull build Core i7 3770k GA-Z77-DS3H PowerMac G5 Case

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rick26's Build: i7-3770K - GA-Z77-DS3H - PowerMac G5 Case
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Apple OS X Mountain Lion from Mac App Store ( 10.8 + Combo update 1 & 2)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/os-x-mountain-lion/id537386512?ls=1&mt=12

Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H ( Bios version F2)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128547

Intel Core i7- 3770K 3.5Ghz
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007SZ0EOW

Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600Mhz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233218

Apple Magic Trackpad
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003XIJ3MW/

Apple Wireless Keyboard
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005DLDO4U/

PowerMac G5 Case
http://www.ebay.com/


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Seagate 250 GB Hard Drive
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Nvidia Geforce GT430
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Sony Optiarc DVD RW AD-7280S
http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0057FRTPW

Recom 450 Watt Power Supply
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Logitech Optical Gaming Mouse G400
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0055QZ216

Logitech Classic New Touch USB Keyboard 200
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126187

Philips 220SW 21 Inch Monitor
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LG Flatron W2241S 21 Inch Monitor
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USB Bluetooth Dongle
http://dx.com/p/ultra-mini-bluetooth-v2-0-usb-dongle-black-69267?item=3

Sandisk 32 GB USB stick for Back up
[AMAZON-uk]http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B005FYNT3G/[/AMAZON-uk]

Adata 16 GB USB stick for Unibeast
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001WB5WEU/


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Install/Build
I downloaded Mountain Lion from a friend's Mac and made my Unibeast drive.
I start disassembling the old but still working Powermac G5 and start cutting out the back panel further build in the DVD drive and made the hard drive bay fit under the dvd drive. next i made 2 metal panels for the motherboard tray then i made the back panel plate and and put him to the back. i also made the 2 Apple logos black and i made a button for the DVD drive and as last i ordered a custom G5 to ATX cable.

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You can see more pic's here in my PowerMac G5 project album http://www.tonymacx86.com/members/439652-rick26/albums/photo-s-powermac-g5-project.html

The installation went almost smoothly i needed to use the onboard video card (the Intel HD 4000) and 1 monitor because my GT430 did not work for the installer.
Network worked in the installer after that i configured it with Multibeast.

After the installation finished i used this Multibeast configuration:

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After Multibeast i installed Combo update 1 & 2 luckily, I had no problems after installation.
I installed the Cuda driver version 5.0.36 for my GT430 Graphics card.

Good thing is that my card is detected in OS x and i can boot without any problem in OS x but it only works with 1 monitor i use DVI and VGA because the monitors are old and doe not have HDMI, so i am still working on that.(any help would be appreciated)
Soon i will start testing an Nvidia Geforce GTX470 to see if that fix my monitor issue.
''Update''

I had succes with the GTX470 and i am now using it as you can see on the photo's, there is only one problem the card gets pretty hot when i am just playing video's on youtube the card gets around 60 degrees and when i play a game on Windows it overheats.. so yeah.

Here is my Chameleon boot.plist:

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I used Novabench and Geekbench as you can see.

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New bench score.
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Questions to Rick should be on his build description only - choice of components and installation only. Case Mod questions should be posted in Rick's thread in The Workshop > Case Mods forum section. TIA.
 
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