View Full Version : can i replace the processor in my power mac g4?

Feb 6, 2010, 10:04 PM
I just recently switched to Mac and was given a Power Mac G4 (CPU type PowerPC G4 - 2.9). I would like to upgrade and replace the processor. Is this a possibility or would it make more sense to buy a new computer? :confused:

Feb 6, 2010, 10:11 PM
I dont know what other people will say but my personal advice would be: keep the G4 if you like it and save all the money you would spend on it and push it for a mac mini. It would be a better, more powerful machine as well as more future proof, software wise. IMO.

Feb 6, 2010, 10:13 PM
You might only update to another G4 CPU, which may hard to come by today.

You will not be able to upgrade to a G5 CPU or any CPU made by Intel.

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