Michael Rick came up with a brilliant mod for the Power Mac G5 Quad’s handsome metal chassis. He spent between 150 to 250 hours sanding, polishing and waxing the exterior by hand to give it a mirror finish.
But the case is just part of this revived PC, which Michael rechristened as “Fookushima.” While most would gut the Power Mac’s contents and replace them with up-to-date hardware, Michael retained the G5 Quad’s two PowerPC CPUs as an homage to the bygone era. He did add a UPS, a pair of SSDs, a pair of 1TB HDDs, 16GB RAM and a GeForce 6600GT. He also overhauled its cooling system.
[via Hack A Day]