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Apple Desktops Discussion of Apple's desktop machines including Mac Pro, iMac, Power Mac, and mini

iMac - PowerPC to Intel

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I got an iMac G5 a year ago before they switched to intel processors. Is it possible or smart to purchase the processor and get it installed or do i have to get a new computer?

how much would something like that cost?
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You need a new computer, the internal architecture is different.

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new comp mate im sorry i tried it and it screwed up wasnt a big lost going to get a new one any way just thought id try it lol
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