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great you made an awesome work
 
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Wouldn't that be super loud? I remembs er those machines being some of the loudest computers of all time. Absolutely amazing, though, and wish that I had the skill to do the same.
 
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The PowerMac G5 was a loud machine mostly because the processors often ran too warm and so the fans would spin waaaaay up. I want to say it had 9 individual fans, so while it was normally fairly quiet (for what it was), if the sensors detected too much heat or something in the firmware got a little funky, it sounded like you had a jet taking off in your office.
 
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Wouldn't that be super loud? I remembs er those machines being some of the loudest computers of all time.
I had a PowerMac G5 and because it didn't have to work hard, it hardly ever spun up above the default RPM. Effectively it was much more silent than the Mac (clone) I used before the G5.

In reality is was a very well cooled machine, specially for a desktop. Mine (see avatar) had seperate liquid cooling on both CPU's.. Under normal room temperatures it was practically impossible to get the fans to a high RPM number. When it became unresponsive because of a kernel panic though, the fans would go to the maximum RPM as a precautionary measure, but that is not representative of how it sounded when you worked with it.
 
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