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    Byrd replied to the thread x86 card revival thread.
    Let's go an Amiga 2000 with ISA SBC 286, 386 and 486 boards inside :)
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    Byrd replied to the thread x86 card revival thread.
    I've got the same card, it doesn't like living in my IIfx - even with 24bit addressing turned on. See here for options to "see" the...
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    I'd suspect a marginal PSU - check voltages with the ADC display running, also wake from sleep crashes were usually related to USB or...
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    Byrd replied to the thread Fix this G4 400 card?.
    Usually these failed from bad CPU transplant or cache
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    Byrd replied to the thread x86 card revival thread.
    If anything like other DOS compatibility cards, the socket won't be that to take the 237pin Socket 5 POD CPU package - it's a line of...
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    Byrd replied to the thread 550c Screen Stain?.
    That's a fairly long stretch there, it's not like it's some evil strain taking over our precious PowerBooks! It appears common under...
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    Byrd replied to the thread ZIP Drive Compatibility.
    It doesn't matter, they're all the same SCSI/IDE etc.
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    Byrd replied to the thread My 3lectr1cal Conquests!.
    Lots of fun in that lot - you've covered 25+ years of x86 computing for $19 well spent :) I recently built up a Core2Duo 9600GT GPU...
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    Byrd replied to the thread So, I bought a 1GHz 7455....
    https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/quicksilver-processors-compatible-with-gigabit-ethernet-g4.1183181/ You lose the second IDE...
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    Hands up if you spent a good five minutes with your Google-fu skills to try to find it :D No $500 here.
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    Byrd replied to the thread 550c Screen Stain?.
    So you haven’t tried wiping it off yet?
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    Byrd replied to the thread So, I bought a 1GHz 7455....
    I'm trying to help to steer you in the right direction with the limited information you've provided. Good luck.
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    Byrd replied to the thread So, I bought a 1GHz 7455....
    I admire your ambition! If I can understand what you want to do (transplant a single 7455 onto a stock Apple 7400 board?)...
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    Ideally go for the faster HPV PDS graphics card, the PDS AV card also has it's merits though if you want some input options. Both are...
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    Byrd replied to the thread So, I bought a 1GHz 7455....
    Welcome, Sounds like you're looking for a processor desolder and swap - which is feasible on some aftermarket G4 upgrades, but less...
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