Powermac "Sawtooth" 500mhz logic board interchangeable with Cube?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by California, Feb 19, 2007.

  1. California macrumors 68040


    Aug 21, 2004
    Is a Powermac G4's logic board interchangeable with a Cube? I mean the PM 500mhz single processor? I heard it was or read it was, somewhere. If so, I can probably fix up a cube I have with shot usb ports with it? Anyone know?
  2. vniow macrumors G4

    Jul 18, 2002
    I accidentally my whole location.
    Logic board? No. Processor? Maybe. As long as its got a 100Mhz bus speed.
  3. yellow Moderator emeritus


    Oct 21, 2003
    Portland, OR

    You're asking if a ~12" x ~14" logic board will fit in an 8" x 8" cube?



    Or are you asking about the processor (not the logic board)?

    If so... I don't think so. All the processor upgrades that I've seen are specific for the small form factor of the cube.

    EDIT: confused.. processor upgrade like this one are for multiple Macs:

    http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Sonnet Technology/SG4C1800/

    But the upgrade for the cube is different. More cache? Less cache? Different size? No idea.
  4. MacDaddi macrumors member

    Oct 29, 2007
    San Francisco
    G4 Sawtooth and G4 Cube Processor Compatability

    Yes.... if you mean the processor..... The bus speed is the same and I have Done it with My G4 Cube and My G4 Sawtooth with no problems. They have been switched for more than 4 years.:apple::apple::):apple::apple:

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