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Old Jan 31, 2010, 11:05 AM   #1
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How to silence Dual 1.25 G4 PowerMac

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?

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Old Jan 31, 2010, 11:55 AM   #2
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The verex kits are pretty good. You might manage to find one on ebay if you are lucky.
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Old Jan 31, 2010, 11:56 AM   #3
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For watercooling inspirations look: Aqua or you can try Verax "quiet" MDD kit like this
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dazey was quicker with Verax
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Old Jan 31, 2010, 11:49 PM   #4
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How to silence it: Sell it and buy a G5 or Intel machine.
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Old Jan 31, 2010, 11:55 PM   #5
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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.
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Old Feb 2, 2010, 11:34 AM   #6
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Verax Fan kit

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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.

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Old Feb 2, 2010, 10:40 PM   #7
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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.

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