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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anyone have tips for optimizing one of these bad boys?

I just purchased this beast and have been trying to navigate my way through the sea of incompatible pro apps (adobe, final cut, quicktime etc) that I was using on my intell macbook pro. I purchased ram, and got some older versions of some of these programs. anyone know of a guide to set this monstrosity up?


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You've moved from an Intel processor to an older Power PC processor. Usually you move the other way. Most of your software should be fine if you reinstall from the original installation disks.

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