|Jun 29, 2011, 12:29 AM||#1|
Power Mac G5 Processor Problems
I've got a Power Mac G5 Dual 2.0ghz though I'm having some problems with one of the processors. It seems that about 85% of the times I boot the computer Hardware Monitor and About this Mac only shows one processor. There's still a few occasions that when I turn it on both processors are running and operational but most of the time only one is detected. Is this a sign of a bad processor or bad motherboard? Or is it a hardware problem? I've tried reseating the processor about 4 or 5 times now without any difference. The second processor just seems to kick on whenever it feels like it, really.
Any help would be appreciated.
|Jul 11, 2011, 08:49 AM||#4|
The procs may just need to be reseated. I rebuilt a G5 that was reported to be not booting and completely tore it down, rebuilt it and reseated the processors and good as new.
Is it a LCS (Liquid Cooled/Cooling System) G5 model? If so, sometimes that can leak and cause all sorts of chaos, too unfortunately.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Power mac g5 boot from disc problems||Handofblood||PowerPC Macs||1||Nov 9, 2013 03:01 PM|
|Power mac g5 boot from disc problems||Handofblood||Mac Pro||7||Nov 9, 2013 01:41 PM|
|Power Mac G5 White Stuff in Processor Heatsink!||keremtezcan||PowerPC Macs||14||Dec 9, 2012 06:18 AM|
|2009 Mac Mini - power problems/fan full on, no display||MikeT60||Mac mini||0||Oct 31, 2012 07:22 AM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:03 PM.