Tag Archives: mdd

Some Updates on the MDD

So today I had some downtime and figured I would improve the MDD a bit in the hardware dept. One thing I didn’t mention was that I replaced the broken Optical Drive with a DVD burner out of a Core … Continue reading

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Power Mac G4 – Dual 800MHz MDD

Ahh. Here I go with another G4! I also picked up my old 800MHz iMac G4 just over a week ago. I’ll post more on that iMac soon but for now it’s all about this odd MDD! Every once in … Continue reading

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Sold my Dual 1GHz MDD

One of the very first posts on this page was regarding my MDD. I replaced the 3 fans inside with much quieter ones and put in a Radeon 9600 out of my parts G5 by taping pins 3 and 11. … Continue reading

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Using a G5 Radeon 9600 with a G4 MDD

With a spare graphics card and a MDD that could use double the memory of the stock Radeon 9000, we set out to do just that. After some precision cutting and taping (pins 3 & 11 on the back side), … Continue reading

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Quieting a MDD

With our recently acquired G4 MDD, the Windtunnel does stand up to it’s name! We replaced the fans in the PSU with 2x Evercool EC6015M12CA 80mm fans. They push out 16cfm, which is half of the original fans but the same … Continue reading

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