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PowerMac G4 Gigabit Ethernet in a 9600 Case
Or Beige Is Beautiful!
By Robert C. Word
Published 9/22/2002

The Final Product

Here is the (almost) finished product. I still need to find a blank bezel to replace the Zip drive bezel in the front. Right now I'll just pretend it is a vent for my Cheetah. ;^)

Gigabit 9600 case

The blue LED is very bright. You can't see the monitor's green LED in the center, but you can see the blue power LED. See how it saturates this no-flash picture below?

Blue LED

Here's a shot of the back:

G4 Back

Here's another shot with the case side panel open. The case still has space for four more hard drives or, if I shuffle things around, two more optical drives and two more hard drives. See how the fan will pull air right past the CPU's and video card?

case open

G4 Gigabit in 9600 Case Article Contents:

Page 1: Introduction

Page 2: Parts and Budget

Page 3: Custom Parts

Page 4: Installing the Power Supply

Page 5: Installing the Logic Board

Page 6: The Final Product

Other Case Conversion Related Articles:

For other upgrades, mods, etc. see the main Systems page, CPU Upgrades, IDE, SCSI, Firewire and Video/DVD/Graphics Cards topics pages.


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