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I'll be keeping an eye on this. I love Mac Pro mods.
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nice, will be getting my worklog up hopefully next week on my g5, cant wait to see what you have planned. by the way picked mine up for $30 local computer store, hehe
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post #13 of 1251
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chasent View Post

I'll be keeping an eye on this. I love Mac Pro mods.

It's actually a PowerMac G5 case. The way you can distinguish between the two is that the G5 has only 1 DVD slot while the Mac Pros have 2 DVD slots. wink.gif Thanks for checking it out!
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nice, will be getting my worklog up hopefully next week on my g5, cant wait to see what you have planned. by the way picked mine up for $30 local computer store, hehe

Nice find! That is a great steal! I hope it is in great shape!

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It's update time! A very small one but still an update non-the-less.

I only did two small things but they managed to take me an hour and a half. First of all, I got the front panel I/O off.

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And, last but not least, I got the case apart. Wow that was really hard....

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Now I can fill the holes from the old standoffs, sand it down, and then paint it! Hopefully it'll be decent enough weather to paint this weekend.

As always, please leave any comments or concerns!

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Just updated the parts list. I don't think an i7 3930k is within my budget right now. I'll save and get an Ivy Bridge-E one if they ever release.

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Following this closely, just started my 3rd Hackintosh G5 case mod. I'm taking pictures and plan to post them eventually on here. Are you changing the color of the G5 case at all?
    
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Are you changing the color of the G5 case at all?

Nope! I'm keep the original color of the case. It's going to have a black and white theme inside but it's going to stay the silver color. That's why I picked the case in the first place! thumb.gif

Thanks for following!

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Subbed! I think the black and white on the inside should look pretty sick. Nice job so far
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Thanks! I can't wait until I get all of my parts. Anyways, I got a package in the mail today....

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Fans! I got two 120mm, two 80mm, two 60mm, and one 200mm. I also just bought two Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB HDDs for $99 each! They're about 60% off right now on Amazon!

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jeff, are you planning on painting or powder-coating the case at all?
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