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Custom Imac G3 Budget gaming pc

by rustyhose

15
21 Comments

Details

Date Published

Oct. 12, 2017

CPU Clock Rate

3.5GHz

GPU Core Clock Rate

1.02GHz

GPU Effective Memory Clock Rate

5.4GHz

Description

Hi Ive wanted to do this for a while - please feel free to ask any questions

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Gentleman00 2 Builds 3 points 8 days ago

Why did you post the same build twice?

rustyhose submitter 2 Builds 3 points 8 days ago

My mistake. I didn't realise it was awaiting moderation and posted again

Nullarc77 2 Builds 1 point 8 days ago

Was just about to ask the same thing

Lobsterareawesome 3 Builds 3 points 8 days ago

more info in this pls.. this is soo cool

rustyhose submitter 2 Builds 2 points 8 days ago

Thanks. Well you need to get an iMac g3 off eBay and open it and strip out the crt and put in a 15 inch lcd. You need to cut out the original motherboard mounts and put new ones in. An itx motherboard and mini atx psu fits

rustyhose submitter 2 Builds 2 points 8 days ago

I got a new slot loading sata optical drive. I used a power/reset cable which is currently dangling out of the side of the case and usb extension hub as well

MightyAlFred 3 Builds 1 point 8 days ago

That's... different... I like it!

Leleedler 1 point 8 days ago

Very cool but, I'd love to see more pics, very interested but, feel a bit like there's something missing because I want to see more of this.

ImTotallyNotMessi 1 point 8 days ago

You know what you could do, get a like junk but working display from somewhere around the same dimension of the case opening, take off everything but the screen and connectors in the back and put it where you would like.

Flappy115 1 point 8 days ago

For pictures please!

rustyhose submitter 2 Builds 1 point 8 days ago

I added another picture thanks for the interest

Flappy115 1 point 7 days ago

Awesome thanks!

Nuclear_Physicist_Thats_A_Birb 1 point 8 days ago

Whats going to happen the to CRT D:

rustyhose submitter 2 Builds 1 point 8 days ago

You got to take it to the dump. They have a section for crts

nakaman 3 Builds 1 point 8 days ago

My and myself thought the pc was the screensaver

gugu96 18 Builds 1 point 7 days ago

I like it!

But that's a lot of... tape! we want more pics of the finished product :)

rustyhose submitter 2 Builds 2 points 4 days ago

That's coming. It's one step forward and one back at moment. I had to change cpu cooler to allow room for lcd screen and it's pcb boards.

The_Pervert_King 1 point 6 days ago

you reckon one could fit a budget ryzen 3 build with a gtx 1050ti in such a machine? Might change my case into something as crative as yours. Always had a fondness for old Macintosh systems

rustyhose submitter 2 Builds 1 point 4 days ago

Yes as long as you use mini itx motherboard. I also used micro atx psu. This 300w one from Amazon was a good buy and powers my 750ti well. CiT 300W Micro Atx Power Supply https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00649YIRC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_x9n5zbP316KZR

I has to get a molex to 6 pin adapter but I don't think you'll need one for 1050ti if it works off pci.

I had to take out the cpu cooler and use stock cooler to allow room for monitor.

Samsy 0 points 8 days ago

I, for one, need more information. Why an old Mac case?

rustyhose submitter 2 Builds 2 points 8 days ago

Just for fun. I always wanted one but couldn't afford one when they came out.