Dumb Question to ask.....

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by aaronl23, May 27, 2005.

  1. aaronl23 macrumors newbie

    May 25, 2005
    I have a single 1.6 ghz processor on my G5. Is there anyway to get another 1.6 processor andup grade it to a dual 1.6ghz or is it impossible? Also I can not afford a Dual 1.8 2.0 or 2.5 2.7 so I CAN NOT afford it. :confused:
  2. gwuMACaddict macrumors 68040


    Apr 21, 2003
    washington dc

    edit: suppose it isn't impossible (cause i know someone will post on here about linking multiple computers together, etc.) but it doesnt make any sense and would cost you more in the long run... why do you need dual anyway?
  3. aaronl23 thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 25, 2005
    Anyone know where I can find a 1.6 processor???
  4. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia

    You're not seriously gonna try this are you? I really recommend you don't. It's fine if you choose to ignore me, just make sure you post pictures. :p
  5. aaronl23 thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 25, 2005
    Well how much do you think it will cost in the long rum Vs a 2.7 GHz Mac? I do video editing, graphic design, and gaminng.
  6. Veldek macrumors 68000


    Mar 29, 2003
    IIRC, there are connectors missing on the mainboard. So, it wouldn't be possible to do this.
  7. smokeyrabbit macrumors 6502

    May 19, 2005
    Escape from New England
    You can upgrade your boot disk to a 10,000 rpm disk, or even a pair of 10000 rpm SATA drives inside. You can get an 8-channel SATA card and have a stinking fast 4- or 8- drive RAID array externally for your video and photo scratch disk. You can upgrade your video card to the fastest one available. You can upgrade your DVD drive to the best one available.

    BUT you can not upgrade your processor. All of the things above will make speed improvements to your system.

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