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Robert Graham
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Originally Posted by Bluesmudge
IDE drives dont work in the G5's, you need a SATA hard drive.
From what I've read, all SATA drives are IDE drives:

"Usually, these devices connect to the computer through an Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) interface. Essentially, an IDE interface is a standard way for a storage device to connect to a computer. IDE is actually not the true technical name for the interface standard. The original name, AT Attachment (ATA), signified that the interface was initially developed for the IBM AT computer."

SATA is "Serial AT Attachment". I think the original ATA drives were parallel.
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