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Can I buy a used G5 20" iMac to replace the screen?

I have an the 20" Intel iMac, but the screen has been hashed apart by my kids. The apple repair places want to charge me $700 to replace it, so the current plan is to buy a used/broken one on ebay with a good screen. The G5's seem to be going for a cheaper price, so if I can use the screen on the G5 for the 20" I could save a lot of money.

Anyone know if this can be done?

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Here's where to get the part:

Looks like part # 661-3881

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do a search for iMac& the part # to get better pricing


look on the bottom of the stand for your exact model. click on my icon and go to my web site then email me after you have your best price


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That part number seems to be for the G5 iMac, I have an Intel. Alos the link does not seem to work.


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You should be able to buy the screen for your mac for around $100, much cheaper then a G5 (Or even a dead G5) I'm not sure that G5 screens are compatible with the Intel models.

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Where can I get the screen from? I have EAC 2118


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