HT1531: Does my Mac have an Intel or PowerPC processor?Learn about Does my Mac have an Intel or PowerPC processor?
Currently Being ModeratedApr 15, 2013 12:20 PM (in response to DakotaBinney22)
No, completely different architeture - you would need to completely replace the logic board and other components like video subsystems and so forth.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 15, 2013 12:21 PM (in response to DakotaBinney22)
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It's not possible. Intel-based Macs use completely different logic boards than PowerPC-based Macs because chips are different (Intel-based Macs use EFI instead of Open Firmware, or PRAM instead of NVRAM), so if you want a Intel processor on your computer, you need a new iMac