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Power Mac - G4 processor upgrade


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How can i upgrade my processor (500 mhz)? And were can i get a new processor? Who should i have install it, or can i do this?
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Here are a few links that may help. The first one is likely the best - a 2.0 GHz upgrade.

http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer...y/MAXG47S2000/

http://www.macreviewzone.com/html/re...-processor.php

http://www.sonnettech.com/product/encore_stg4.html

http://www.2ndchancepc.co.uk/g4-mac-upgrade-guide.html

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Back when I upgraded my G4/400 Sawtooth to a 1.3Ghz processor, I bought from These folks...


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