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    power mac G4 processor upgrade need advice
    Hello mac world im still learning my system, i have an Apple Power Macintosh G4 733 and wanted to know what options i have to upgrade my processor to run Snow leopard, i am running tiger now, can someone please point me in the right direction.

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    1. You cannot run Snow Leopard period as it requires an Intel machine.

    2. You cannot upgrade a PowerPC machine to an Intel processor.

    3. You could purchase a CPU upgrade from sellers such as OWC, but at $400-$500 put the money towards an Intel machine when you can afford it. A Mac Mini might be your best choice.

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