4 Replies Latest reply: Feb 3, 2013 3:33 AM by PROBO
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I have an old G5 Tower that developed that leaking coolant problem - I stopped using it and it's been sitting around for a while.

 

Recently, I booted it via Firewire in Target mode and I can access the Hard drive, but after a few minutes the fan kicked in big time.

 

Anybody know if it is possible to disconnect the fan and just use the Tower and as a big Hard Drive enclosure???

 

If it is possible then ....

 

1. How do I disconnect it?

 

2. Will it over-heat. I was thinking of putting  3 x old hard drives in it?

 

3. Would it be grossly in-effecient from an energy point of view?

 

Many thanks


iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)