Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Dec 29, 2010, 07:44 AM   #1
tingstrom
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
URGENT! powersuply G5

Hello,

I have a PowerMac G5 with the first motherboard that is out of order, and another PowerMac G5 Late 2005
with 2x2.0GHZ


Mounting the powersupply from the 2004 on the 2005 is the powersuply compatible or not?

EDIT: I looked on Mactracker and compared the two:
Max Watts in the first is 604W and 450W on the late 2005.
I want to put a powersuply from a G5 2004 (604W ) on a G5 2005 that had a 450W powersuply is this possible ?
'm not an expert so if someone could help me ..

thank you for answers

Nanan

Last edited by tingstrom; Dec 29, 2010 at 08:57 AM. Reason: subject is closed thanks
tingstrom is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Dec 29, 2010, 10:05 AM   #2
iThinkergoiMac
macrumors 68030
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Terra
As long as they match up you should be fine. It won't force extra wattage into the computer, the computer will just draw what it needs.

You might see your electric bill go up, though.
__________________
13" 2009 MBP, 2.26 GHz C2D, 8 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD; 2.2 GHz C2D MB, 6 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD; 32 GB iPod Touch 3G
-FWIW, my handle is iThink_ergo_iMac. There seems to be some confusion on this issue.-
iThinkergoiMac is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Dec 29, 2010, 10:45 AM   #3
666sheep
macrumors 68030
 
666sheep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Poland
No, you can't put PSU from any previous model into Late 2005.
Connectors and pinouts are different.

See differences.

Besides, Late 2005 uses 710W PSU (2.0 & 2.3) or 1kW PSU (Quad).

If you're not sure which models you exactly have, type serial number here.
666sheep is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Dec 29, 2010, 08:35 PM   #4
OrangeSVTguy
macrumors 601
 
OrangeSVTguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Northeastern Ohio
I have 2 working pre '05 G5 PSU's if you need one. One is a 450w and the other is a 600w.

The power supplies between the late '05 and the early '05 and older are not interchangeable.
__________________
Browsing the forums from my Powerbook G4
OrangeSVTguy is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trading 16gb iPad 1 for a PowerMac G5 geekindisguise Buying Tips and Advice 5 Sep 19, 2011 08:28 AM
2TB WD Caviar Green hard disk for Power Mac G5 Jethryn Freyman PowerPC Macs 3 Jul 16, 2011 08:04 AM
Resolved: Connecting G5 to Net Huntn PowerPC Macs 21 Jun 2, 2011 03:40 PM
Turning G5 Tower into server? Huntn PowerPC Macs 14 Apr 13, 2011 10:29 PM
'Upgrade' to G5 stuartm PowerPC Macs 5 Jan 26, 2011 06:31 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:55 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC