Yes, You Can Turn Your PowerMac G5 Or Mac Pro Into A Hackintosh

From talking about my hackintosh's so lovingly, there's one question I frequently receive from PowerMac G5 or Mac Pro owners: can I modify my existing case to use hackintosh hardware? Although I've long assumed that it wasn't worth the effort, it looks like I was wrong. If you're willing to make a few modifications to your Apple case, a true Hack Pro is well within your grasp.

A thread on the tonymacx86 forums points to some beautiful G5 case modifications and tutorials on how ambitious individuals have used Apple's cases to create some truly unique Hack Pros. If this is a project you're interested in undertaking, check it out and see what others have done. There are plenty of tutorials to get you started, complete with diagrams and instructions on how you can even use some of the parts already in your G5/Mac Pro (eg the fans). While there are certainly some nice cases out there, Apple's designed one of the best. You're in for a great hackintosh if you take the time to modify it.

The Ultimate G5 Mod Resource Thread [Tonymacx86]


Comments

    Of course you can I did it with just a screw driver, hammer, and pliers- Note that one thing that comes in really handy is epoxy (strong) and effort. Also the Mac Pro has thousands of holes in the front as a part of the design but it becomes a headache as louder fans can be heard as well as seeing right through the computer. Too get a true job (clean) you need to be prepared its no easy walk in the park...

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