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  1. #1
    wee bisom
    Hard Drives - are they interchangeable?

    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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    cazabam's Avatar
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    Jun 06, 2006
    MacBook 2.0GHz White, 512MB RAM, 60GB HDD
    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.

  3. #3
    wee bisom
    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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