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How to test my Logicboard, to check if it works?

Heya,

awesome page!!

But there's one problem, I got a G4 Logicboard, but i cant difference from other G4 Logicboards, so I dont know, if it's a "Quicksilver" etc.

How can i notice, which one it is?

So there's the problem:

I wanna test my Logicboard, but I dont know how I can test it without a PowerMac case!

(Cause of the start up button canles)

Please write back guys!!

greetings,

steve

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To tell which logic board it is, you can just check the color for a decent comparison. If it's navy blue, it's from a PowerMac G4 MDD (The Last Generation Of PowerMac G4) or an Xserve G4. If it is green, it's from a Quicksilver, or the origional PowerMac G4. Can you find a date on the board?

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Could you post a picture of the board?

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Thanks for the fast responses!! I got a pic here: http://img90.imageshack.us/i/p4221405.jp... ye its green!! on the backside are chips with dates of 98' and 99'

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There is no really good way to test a part based on a visual inspection. If you see any damaged, disformed, or "fried" components, then the chances are, it's bad. Sometimes, though failure can happen on a non-visual level. For example, a bad solder joint (Solder holds every component to the board, and forms the electronical connection) which can be virtualy undetectable, or a bad intergrated circuit, such as damage to a chip that isn't visible on the outside. The best way to test anything it to plug it in. Note, if you are going to buy a case, keep in mind that each logic board has it's own specific case.

Logic Board Info (Based on date on board, with name, and nick-names)

1999 - The original powermac G4 (Graphite, "AGP Graphics", "Yikes!")

Early 2000 - See Above

Late 2000 - Powermac G4 Quicksilver (Digital Audio, Gigabit Ethernet, Quicksilver)

2001 - Powermac G4 Quicksilver (See Above)

2002, Green - Powermac G4 Quicksilver (See above, except includes LDS)

2002, Navy Blue - PowerMac G4 MDD (MDD)

2003, Navy Blue - PowerMac G4 MDD (MDD, some may have a firewire 800 port, as well as 2 firewire 400 ports)

2004, Navy Blue - PowerMac G4 MDD (MDD, Last PowerMac G4 Produced)

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