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brad162
June 9th, 2012, 12:07 AM
I have a performa 575 right now, and i am wanting to throw the PPC upgrade in it just to do it (i know it'll only be 66MHz, but i want it anyway)

i found this one on eBay, and it says it's for the Quadra by what i can find looking it up

Just wondering if there is any way i can wrangle to make this work in my cramped case, or would i be better off just putting in a PDS ethernet card?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-used-Apple-CPU-PDS-Card-820-0547-A-/160816532362?pt=US_Vintage_Computing_Parts_Accesso ries&hash=item2571698b8a

any suggestions?

Unknown_K
June 9th, 2012, 11:06 AM
You need a Quadra PDS slot (Q800/900/950/700) for that upgrade not a LC PDS slot.

olePigeon
June 9th, 2012, 11:22 AM
For the LC 475, you need one of the following (it's all the same card, made by DayStar):

Apple Power Mac Processor Upgrade
DayStar PowerCard 601
Sonnet Presto PPC 605

brad162
June 9th, 2012, 12:08 PM
dang, well it was worth a shot.

well anyway if anyone needs one, there's one for the quadra going for fairly cheap

anyone have any idea where i might be able to find one for this performa?

olePigeon
June 9th, 2012, 05:46 PM
Just periodically check eBay, LEM Swap, and Craigslist.