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jopa1200mk2

Member Since 15 Mar 2010
Offline Last Active Apr 06 2014 03:38 PM
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#1902037 G5 Hackintosh - First attempt

Posted by jopa1200mk2 on 29 March 2013 - 06:19 PM

You chose quiet fans / slow rpm, I like that! But how would you rate the G5 60mm fans? Do they point out in an acoustic way? No they did not! G5 60mm fans are very loud and I had to install speed controller because my priority for this mod was to built silent PC I think that is a very unique idea putting the HDD &SSD in the TeslaConverter shell with the new PSU. My only question is one of heat. Do you have the ability to thermally monitor your storage drives and assuming yes, what are the temps? Very nicely done! Thanks :) temps are 27-29C (If I can believe to HWMonitor app). Maybe I will separate power supply and hdd but definitely hdd will stay at the bottom of the case, because I want to keep minimalistic look without visible power and SATA cables. For now everything seems to work very nice :) Very VERY clean, I really love this. You did a great job on everything, and I second the props on the HDD solution, VERY nice! Thanks. Congratz, for a first t...

#1901767 G5 Hackintosh - First attempt

Posted by jopa1200mk2 on 28 March 2013 - 08:28 PM

Hi everyone! Firstly thanks to all the amazing people on this forum for inspiration and helping me get my Hackintosh up and running. This is my first case mod ever… Here is my system specs: CPU-Intel i5 3330 MB-Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H RAM-Corsair 2X4Gb 1600 MHz GPU_XFX 5670 1Gb with Accelero S1 passive cooler SSD-Mushkin 60 Gb HDD-Seagate 1TB PSU-Chieftec 400W LG DVD/CD RW Apple Bluetooth module Apple Wi-Fi module Antec cooler H2O 620 2X 120 mm Fan 500 RPM 1X 80 mm Fan 1000 RPM G5 CASE OS-OS X ML 10.8.3 What I wanted to do with this project is minimalistic and clean mod with "perfect" cable management :) The hardest part of the job was making the back of the enclosure in which I used a 1.5 mm thick aluminum sheet with inner rear plate of my old ATX case. All aluminum work is home-made. Power supply is put together in the original PSU case with the Hard and SSD drive, and that combination is cooled with the original G5 60 mm fans.This may seem strange combina...
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