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AngryAngel
Jul 12, 2003, 08:14 PM
I've been looking for any reports that anyone has seen a single processor G5 yet (either 1.6 or 1.8GHz). The closest thing I've come to knowing how they compare with the insides of the dual is on page 70 of the preliminary G5 developer's pdf.

It shows that the processor is located at the top of the RAM/Processor compartment, and that there are two RAM slots at both the top and bottom of the compartment. I gues the RAM slots are like that to make it harder for people to put the pairs of DIMMs in wrongly.

Does anyone know it there are still two fans in front of the processor (and behind, at the back of the unit too)?

If the rumors (on page 2 at the moment) are true about the single processor models coming out first, isn't it odd that all the units seen so far are duals?

Chef Ramen
Jul 12, 2003, 11:13 PM
interesting observation. maybe they think that the duals look better (with the big boxes inside saying G50

AngryAngel
Jul 13, 2003, 05:30 AM
I thought I would include the picture from the pdf that I mentioned in my first post. I was also thinking of doing a mock-up of a 1.6Ghz from the dual's photo... but I haven't been bother to yet.

Veldek
Jul 13, 2003, 05:52 AM
I would think that there are two fans, too, because the RAM could also need some cooling and there will be one at the back, so the cooling zone will already be there. But I wonder if there's a big gap where the second proc is missing and how this will look like. :confused: