Thread: Upgrading HDD - SataII
09-23-2008, 12:06 PM #1
Upgrading HDD - SataII
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- Nov 27, 2006
- West London, England
- Mac Pro: 2.66ghz Dual-Core Intel Xeon, 4gb Ram, ATi X1900 XT 512MB, 1TB HDD, 19" LCD
I am putting another 500gb in my mac pro and I just wanted to make sure i get the right HDD.
Do I go for a Sata II or a Sata 300?
Also, I need to make my mac pro wireless. I was thinking of just buying a airport extreme card but a comment on apple website said it doesn't work with Mac Pros?
Thanks for your help
09-25-2008, 01:48 PM #2
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- Feb 03, 2008
- Surrey BC Canada
- Mac Mini 2.5 i5/16Gb/500Gb/Radeon 6630M-256MB
As long as the drive is backward compatible(they are anyways) you can hook up a SATA 300 drive to a original SATA controller and vise versa. It'l as good as IDE was in the day. You could hook a ATA133 drive up to a 486 computer and it'd work. cheersThis is a multiplatform home !
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