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G5 Powermac G5 mod Buildlog

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*First of all sorry for my horrible English i hope you guys don't mind.
 
Hi there.
 
So i did my first full working Hackintosh mod. But i was not satisfied. 
The thing is. It is so easy to make a full working hackintosh with the guides. But build it in a beautiful Apple case in another thing. So i saw a G5 case and felt in love  :P
 
I hope i can enjoy you people with another G5 project.
 
Here is the hardware i'm using:
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z87X-D3H
Processor: Intel Core i5 4430
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 8 GB (2x4)
SSD: Samsung 240 EVO 250gb
HDD: 500gb samung
Power: Corsair CX Series Modular CX500M
Wifi: TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 450Mbps Wireless N
 
And here is day 1 and 2 with the case:
 
The backplate and motherboard tray conversion set from The Laser Hive(many many thanks for the beautiful set). The new design with the PSU integrated on the top.
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Day 3:
I cut some small pieces to make it fit right. Than i started to fit the hardware. I only have some trouble to fit the PSU. But pics say more.
 
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Day 4:
A temporary solution for the psu adapter.
 
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Day 5:
I cut the dvd tray to fit next to the psu. I have to adjust it a little more but it almost fits perfect.
 
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Day 6. New fans and started with the cable management.
 
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Wasn't happy with the cable management so i made some acrylic covers with carbon wrap.

 

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Another small update. Made a cover for the top and made fanholders.
 
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It looks like the motherboard is holding the weight (at least some) of the PSU?

 

I can't imagine that's particularly good in the long run



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Thnx for your reaction. I looked at it for a while but it is luckely not on the mobo. So im safe here 😉.

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Compliments, your mod is beautiful.
I'm also starting to mod the G5 case, but i have choice the original Laser Hive mobo tray (with 2x92 fan) and micro-ATX Motherboard.
Also the color was different, i choice white, and white carbon sticker.
Well done, bye.

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Sorry for my bad english







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