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I have an apple G5 single core

How hard would it be for a novice like myself to upgrade to a dual core?

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  • ksauburn Jan 04, 2009

    Not having problems just wanted to know if I could upgrade - but I

    have been told it is not a sealed machine. The info includes:

    1.8 GHZ, 900 MHZ system bus w/3 PCI-X slots, 4GB PC 3200

    SDRAM, etc. - can you tell me what the PCI-X slots are?

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It sounds like you're asking to see if you can add a "core" to your G5. If so, that's not a possibility. Dual core is nice but the G5 is still a powerful machine. If you've maxed out your ram and running a good graphics card and you're still having problems running programs then you should consider an upgrade to a dual core/quad core machine.

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