upgrade 800mhz to 867mhz in iBook g4

is that a possibility so I can run leapord?10.5.6 was on a book I purchased thru eBay, but after maybe 2 weeks it wouldn't start! How the seller got it on there is Quite puzzling. It cost me what I bought it for to fix it because the Apple Auth. Service people could locate a Tiger CD- to clean install, everything was dvd.

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Yes and no. If you think this is replaced by flipping a socket, no. It's soldered. If you change the board, yes.

My advice? Sell it for retro games and legacy PPC applications. Not worth it to do the conversion.

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Yes you will need to upgrade the ram to I gig just for leapord to run

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No, sorry. The only way to upgrade this would be to replace the entire motherboard (pricey!) as the CPU and motherboard are all one piece on most Macs.

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If you are still looking to upgrade to Leapord I did that. iBook g4, 1gig ram

Leapord 10.5.6 , 160 gig hd, 12 inch 800 mhz. Smooth move runs great

I have a external DVD player and I bought new Leapord install disc

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sorry for the looong delay in comment , I only have 700+ ram, but I was told 10.5 need at least 867mhz to run that system on iBook G4 800, is your book still running. I saw a free app called leapordAssist to fool the 800 into believing it was a faster processor, Are you aware of this? I used Disktools pro to check the laptop for problems, that is when it dicovered the two didn't match up and would not reboot. Any thoughts before I buy a external DVD drive, and what brand. I don't have any bootable 10.4.11 disks but I do have 10.5.6 DVD disks?

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