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post #11 of 37
I follow that work log a while back, came out nice and spawned a bunch of imitators.
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I agree very nice case, only sad thing, the waste of having such a good rig on OS X.
    
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I was thinking of using clear polycarbonate in the inside to hang the internals and route the air efficiently, plus accomodate WC. There is a local shop here that does custom poly work. This mod would probably cost a few $$$.

I have always loved the look of Power Mac Pro's.
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I agree very nice case, only sad thing, the waste of having such a good rig on OS X.
Oh Puhlease don't start that here. I'm on OS X with my rig. It's not a waste, it's a difference of preferences.

S'why we're allowed to choose.

Besides, I make money through OS X that I'd have a harder time getting through Windows.

Final Cut > All other NLE's.

Nitteo - He also modded the back of the case to correspond with the hardware. The Mac Pro case is for the server board so everything is pretty much off. I'm askin' him about replicating his build with a Mac Pro case instead and how much.

It's prolly the only thing I'll trade my Centurion out for. xD
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post #15 of 37
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Nitteo - He also modded the back of the case to correspond with the hardware. The Mac Pro case is for the server board so everything is pretty much off. I'm askin' him about replicating his build with a Mac Pro case instead and how much.
Let me know if he divulges his secret on that. It just looks like some modded aluminum sheets with an old cases PCI slot attached. Although I was thinking of going polycarbonate on that too.
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Oh Puhlease don't start that here. I'm on OS X with my rig. It's not a waste, it's a difference of preferences.

S'why we're allowed to choose.

Besides, I make money through OS X that I'd have a harder time getting through Windows.

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Nitteo - He also modded the back of the case to correspond with the hardware. The Mac Pro case is for the server board so everything is pretty much off. I'm askin' him about replicating his build with a Mac Pro case instead and how much.

It's prolly the only thing I'll trade my Centurion out for. xD
If you like Mac so much why do you break the law and illegally run a cracked copy of OS X on your PC hardware? You are detrimental to Apple's success which will dictate if your fav os will be produced in the future.
    
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post #17 of 37
You can buy the case and other apple parts from allmac.com.
Although the powermac G5 cost like $160.
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post #18 of 37
OT: People.

We are talking about modding a CASE, not OSX vs Windows.
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post #19 of 37
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If you like Mac so much why do you break the law and illegally run a cracked copy of OS X on your PC hardware? You are detrimental to Apple's success which will dictate if your fav os will be produced in the future.
Who said I liked Mac? Who said I have any sort of brand loyalty? Don't be stupid, kid.

And don't be so assumptive, either. I own a Copy of OS X 10.4 that I PURCHASED from an e-tailer BRAND new; as far as I'm concerned, I can do what I want with it and Apple still made it's money.

I don't own any Apple Hardware, only software. Keep it on topic, young man.
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I own a Copy of OS X 10.4 that I PURCHASED from an e-tailer BRAND new; as far as I'm concerned, I can do what I want with it and Apple still made it's money.
so i guess you cracked the OS yourself then?
REMEMBER THAT EVEN IF YOU BOUGHT IT LEGALLY APPLE SAYS VERY CLEARLY THAT ANY USE OF IT ON NON-APPLE HARDWARE IS ILLEGAL; just remember that
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I don't own any Apple Hardware, only software. Keep it on topic, young man.
and uh i never said you own apple hardware. hence the 'illegal use of OS X on PC hardware'

using words like 'kid' and 'young man' may make you feel superior...but they convey no meaning and contribute nothing to your post. They also, believe it or not, do not scare me....just shows how condescending you are
    
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