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Power Macintosh G3 Blue and White Graphics Card Replacement

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  1. Power Macintosh G3 Blue and White Graphics Card Replacement, Graphics Card: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Unfortunately, I am unable to provide OG content for this step due to my PowerMac’s outer case being severely damaged. Once I get my new outer case I will update this step.

    • Lift the latch on the right side panel to reveal the internals.

    • If you are doing this on a hard surface I highly suggest you put a mat down between the door and the ground to prevent scratches.

  2. Power Macintosh G3 Blue and White Graphics Card Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Power Macintosh G3 Blue and White Graphics Card Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the single Phillips #1 screw circled in the picture. Set it aside for later.

    • The graphics card is outlined in red in the second image, if you are confused on where this is.

  3. Power Macintosh G3 Blue and White Graphics Card Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the graphics card straight out of it's PCI slot.

    • Be careful not to lift sideways, you can damage the PCI slot! Try your best to lift the graphics card straight up.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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