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phyrexia
Aug 26, 2011, 07:13 PM
I cannot seem to locate it. My PowerMac had a 6600LE so it didn't come with the cable. Now I've purchased a 7800GT and I'm trying to make a cable but I don't know where it plugs into the board. I already have a cable with the PCIE connector on the video card.

Thanks!



raysfan81
Aug 26, 2011, 07:47 PM
I cannot seem to locate it. My PowerMac had a 6600LE so it didn't come with the cable. Now I've purchased a 7800GT and I'm trying to make a cable but I don't know where it plugs into the board. I already have a cable with the PCIE connector on the video card.

Thanks!

I was wrong sorry.

reddrag0n
Aug 26, 2011, 08:09 PM
if memory serves me,you will need the PCI-E power cable (http://www.ebay.ca/sch/i.html?_nkw=g5+pci-e+power+cable&_sacat=0&_odkw=g5+late+2005&_osacat=0&_trksid=p3286.c0.m270.l1313) and according to this picture, you plug it in near the upper left on the logicboard.
http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/0/1/9/8/1/6/webimg/487870913_o.jpg

phyrexia
Aug 26, 2011, 08:43 PM
thanks reddrag0n.

raysfan, given my previous experience i would agree with you but the G5 doesn't have a big bundle of cables coming out of the PSU like a PC does.

reddrag0n
Aug 26, 2011, 09:50 PM
this is right from apple
from their late 2005 service manual

http://members.shaw.ca/the_red_drag0n/comp/Mac/g5late2005/Picture%202.png
http://members.shaw.ca/the_red_drag0n/comp/Mac/g5late2005/Picture%203.png
http://members.shaw.ca/the_red_drag0n/comp/Mac/g5late2005/Picture%201.png