Model A1103 / 1.25, 1.33, 1.42, or 1.5 GHz G4 processor

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Is it impossible to get it to work?

I have a old Mac Mini A1103.

Is it impossible to get it to work with a Intel based CPU.

I have read that it should be possible to change from the cpu in PowerPC to a Core 2 duo 2.0GHZ (T7200).

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you would have to change the whole motherboard, as the CPU is soldered to MB and/or is different platform.

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The system's chipset won't recognize it and I doubt if the pins line up


All i want to do is install newest leopard. Its not possible on a non based intel or is it.


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Little research have showed me, that mac mini running g4 will no run SL. Your best bid is, to upgrade to 10.5 and thats it. If you want to run SL, you will have to upgrade to intel based motherboard. My question is, is it worth?

See Apple - Mac OS X Leopard - Technical Specs:


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