13 Replies Latest reply: May 12, 2012 2:27 PM by brad-dog
Ramón G Castañeda Level 4 Level 4

Would I be able to install two SCSI cards currently in use in PCI slots my G4 in the PCIExpress slots of a G5?


The G5 is described (by the prospective seller) as follows: 


Product Family Power Mac G5
UPC0718908438565, 718908730676


I'd be running the G5 under Tiger 11.4.11.



Will be most grateful for any and all input. 

Dual 1.25MHz MDD G4, 2GB RAM, 4 int dr.3ext FW drives, Mac OS X (10.4.11), nVidia 7800 GS 425MHz 256MB video card, dual 22" CRT monitors
Solved by BDAqua on Aug 4, 2011 2:23 AM Solved

PCI cards will not work, or even fit the PCIe slots, as far as I know, this is the only SCSI card that works in G%s with PCIe slots...





Reply by japamac on Aug 4, 2011 3:53 AM Helpful

Any and all cards that are currently installed in you G4 will remain with the G4- none will work in the Quad.


I assume that the SCSI is for a scanner? If so, it might be time to move to the Ratoc SCSI to Firewire adapter:



I use one with a Nikon Coolscan III and I like it much better than the old SCSI way (absolutely so since SCSI in Leopard is worthless).

Reply by japamac on Aug 7, 2011 3:24 AM Helpful

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