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Using 2009 27' iMac as a monitor Power Mac G4?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Orange™, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. Orange™, Feb 1, 2011
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2011

    macrumors 6502

    Is this possible? Could it achieve the native resolution of the monitor? What dongles would I need?

    Here is a picture of my Power Mac G4 and a picture of the ports in back to help identify if it's possible. I believe this machine is from 2000 (a whopping 11 years ago and it still works. :D)


    Any links would be appreciated also. Thanks in advance. :apple:
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  3. macrumors 68000

    As far as Im aware there isnt a single graphics card compatible with that G4 that could handle 2560*1440 pixels (23" was the largest LCD Apple shipped with the G4s and it ran at 1920*1200) - you need a Mac compatible AGP 2x/4x card with enough power to push 2560*1440, which AFAIK dont exist.
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    What are those connectors on the card in pci slot 3? And 4 would be SCSI right? :eek:
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    yes, that is a SCSI port for externals...

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