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Hard Drives - are they interchangeable?


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Hi,

I have a Powerbook G4 12".
I upgraded my hard drive to 100 Gb Hitahi Travelstar 72000RPM.
However, my computer died a few days ago.

My question is this:
If I bought a 15" or a 17" computer, would i be able to install my
lovely new hard drive and access all my hard work to date?
(yes I know I should have backed up)!

Or do the different sizes of powerbook need different Hard Drives?
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If you bought a 17" powerbook, it should be fine. However, the MacBook Pro uses a SATA drive, so your powerbook drive wouldn't fit.
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thanks, I kindoff thought they used the same but wasn't sure.
I will probably by second hand until I can afford the pleasure
of a Macbook Pro!
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