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mauka
Jan 31, 2010, 11:05 AM
Recently moved to a Mac Mini and now I'm looking for a way to silence the loud fans in my old PowerMac Dual 1.25 G4 Mirror Drive Door.

Can't bring myself to just dump it, but I never did like the amount of noise it made. :(

Has anyone tried water cooling this noise monster?

Alan



dazey
Jan 31, 2010, 11:55 AM
The verex kits are pretty good. You might manage to find one on ebay if you are lucky.

666sheep
Jan 31, 2010, 11:56 AM
For watercooling inspirations look: Aqua (http://www.s155158671.websitehome.co.uk/watercoolyourmdd.html) or you can try Verax "quiet" MDD kit like this (http://www.pcsilent.de/en-pg-Apple-Kits--Apple-Sets-Quiet-Apple-systems-G4-Quicksilver-fan-sets-low-noise-69.html)
Edit:
dazey was quicker with Verax ;)

300D
Jan 31, 2010, 11:49 PM
How to silence it: Sell it and buy a G5 or Intel machine.

snouter
Jan 31, 2010, 11:55 PM
I had a Dual 800MHz.

That thing was a bit loud, lol. I was always stunned when I powered it down and everything got real quiet.

One of the better Macs I've had though. Thing was a champ.

Used it until I upgraded to a dual G5 2.0.

AlexMaximus
Feb 2, 2010, 11:34 AM
Recently moved to a Mac Mini and now I'm looking for a way to silence the loud fans in my old PowerMac Dual 1.25 G4 Mirror Drive Door.

Can't bring myself to just dump it, but I never did like the amount of noise it made. :(

Has anyone tried water cooling this noise monster?

Alan


I have just recently replaced my G4. The Verax kit for the power supply and other fans are left over. If you are interested I would sell it, leave me a message.

:apple:

mauka
Feb 2, 2010, 10:40 PM
Thanks for all the advice and help, I decided to move the G4 to my office and use it to test and support the Mac users on our Novell/SUSE network.

Upgraded my 2009 Mini with dual monitors, 4Gigs RAM, 7200 320Gig HD, and a Magic Mouse. Works great and doesn't make a sound.

Alan :D