How can I get it to be a intel g5 17inch

i have a imac g5 ppc and i want to know is in possible that can i get it to be a intel with out having to buy a new imac

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No, sorry, they are completely different machines, and there is no upgrade path to turn a PPC of any type into an Intel. On the bright side, used low-end Intel iMacs are a lot less expensive these days, so I bet you could sell your PPC and buy an Intel, and only end up spending around $300.

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You can find low end older Intel iMacs at (

or for even lower prices but more risk from eBay. Here's a list of the iMacs, just go down to where "Core Duo" starts:

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