The PowerMac G5 is a desktop computer first produced in 2003 by the Apple Corporation. This guide will review the repair process of an Apple PowerMac G5 model number A1047 EMC 2061 from 2004. It was discontinued in 2006 as part of the Intel switch first to developers then consumers.

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Is there a guide for replacing the logic board?

If there is a guide for replacing the logic board on the PowerMac G5 (model A1047), I don't see it. Has one been made?

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Here's a better video that explains it -- with techno music!

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I'm glad you found a solution to your problem. Would you please accept your answer to clear the question. + for research. Ralph

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Here is a link to a video on removing the logic board. Ralph

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzy26joTV...

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I don't know what that is, but it's not an A1047 model. There is a long metal plate that divides the fans and processors area from the PCIe slots that spans the length of the machine, which holds the electrical connector for the main fan assembly. That dinky little piece of metal that he removes in the first minute is not it. Or perhaps the video doesn't include the critical step I'm looking for?

The problem is that the long metal plate divider has screws threaded into it from the backside of the logic board. It can be seen in this http://s2.guide-images.ifixit.com/igi/IDAAGqatkHs6FhEn.medium right under the graphics card. Anyone know how to get this metal plate divider out? Or what comes out first? I hope we don't have to take the left side cover off! That would be so PC-ish!

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