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Its is difficult enough to get faster G4 chips to work in that machine.

An intel chip will never work with that motherbaord
 

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No, you'll not be able to put any Intel CPU into your G4.
 

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im looking to upgrade my processor in my power mac g4 sawtooth, but i dont really want to spend the 200 or so dollars on the owc upgrade so i was wondering if I could buy a different faster processor and stick it in the machine and work just fine.
i was looking at maybe this one or something like it:
399042-B21 Processor upgrade - 1 x Intel Xeon 2.8 GHz - eBay (item 250558694353 end time Apr-05-10 02:08:43 PDT)

What even gave the idea that it was even possible to install that processor from e-Bay into your G4 Sawtooth???

Have you ever heard of..."round hole, square peg".;)

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There's one sure-fire way to put an Intel chip in your G4: Buy a Mac mini and put it inside the G4, then close it up. ;)
 

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