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Tarlach
Oct 23, 2009, 02:56 PM
I have 2 PowerMac's.
One 1.25MDD
One 8.67DP MDD

I have one 1.25DP MDD processor card with the heatsink.

I am pretty sure the 1.25 can be upgraded to the DP 1.25
but can the 8.65DP be upgraded by installing the 1.25DP with heatsink?

I am sure this is the place to go to find an answer.
Thank you in advance for any advice you offer.

Tarlach:)



300D
Oct 23, 2009, 05:50 PM
One 8.67DP MDD

If you have an 8.67ghz G4, you've got something really special. :D

lannister80
Oct 23, 2009, 06:29 PM
If you have an 8.67ghz G4, you've got something really special. :D

Yeah, I'm trying to figure this out too.

If you mean you have a 1x1.25, you can upgrade it to a DP. There's a guide on XLR8yourmac.com, but it involves putting in the new processor, new heatsink, and scraping a resistor or 2 of the board to change some clock settings.

Tarlach
Oct 24, 2009, 02:26 AM
Yeah, I'm trying to figure this out too.

If you mean you have a 1x1.25, you can upgrade it to a DP. There's a guide on XLR8yourmac.com, but it involves putting in the new processor, new heatsink, and scraping a resistor or 2 of the board to change some clock settings.

Thanks, I thought it was something like that.
I'll check out xlr8 for more info.

Tarlach
Oct 24, 2009, 02:27 AM
If you have an 8.67ghz G4, you've got something really special. :D

I appreciate your help! ;-)

PaulD-UK
Oct 24, 2009, 05:01 AM
Hi
The G4/867 DP (MDD) has a 133MHz bus and uses PC2100 DDR memory whilst the higher-end Power Macintosh G4/1.0 DP (MDD) and Power Macintosh G4/1.25 DP (MDD) have faster 167 MHz system buses, and use PC2700 DDR memory, and have better graphics cards as well.

Tarlach
Oct 24, 2009, 02:18 PM
I ended up swapping the 1.25 single for the 1.25 DP..

It is working great so far.

thanks all for your advice.