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    Towbar's Avatar
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    Sep 26, 2006
    2.4 GHz Intel Core Duo 4GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM
    Can I use a 250 GB hardive
    Hi guys i'm new to Mac's but have a Power Mac G4 duel 867MHz processor with 1 GB DDR Sdram Panther10.3.9 software I would therefore like to know if this system would support a Hitachie 250GB SATA drive it already come s with a 60GB or would i need to upgrade to Tiger 10.4
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    Jan 08, 2005
    New Jersey
    Mac Pro 8x3.0ghz 12gb ram 8800GT , MBP 2.16 2GB Ram 17 inch.
    I believe you will need a sata controller, I think your computer had IDE connections.
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    Member Since
    Aug 29, 2006
    Tampa, FL
    Powerbook G4 12" 1.5GHz
    I have the same computer (G4 MDD with dual 867MHz G4). It does not have SATA on-board the motherboard, so you will have to purchase a SATA controller card that is compatible with OSX. The G4 MDD should also support large PATA IDE drives as well, 250GB and larger. I think Seagate makes a 750GB PATA IDE drive now...
    12" Powerbook G4 1.5GHz/512MB/Superdrive/100GB Seagate Momentus 7200.1
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