Dual 1.8 G5 Power PC HD Limit

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hey all,

looking to install a 1 or 2 TB internal HD in my dual 1.8 powerpc tower. is there a limit to HD capacity on these machines? thanks in advance.
 
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According to Mactracker "128 GB or larger per drive". I'm not certain about 2 Tb though. Your specs state G4, but a 1.8 dual is a G5 (time for an update?), so the drive will need to be SATA.
 

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hey all,

looking to install a 1 or 2 TB internal HD in my dual 1.8 powerpc tower. is there a limit to HD capacity on these machines? thanks in advance.

I don't believe there is a limit on hard drive size for the Powermac G5 1.8ghz...so install whatever size HD you desire.

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If it's a Dual G5, you should be able to use whatever size drive you desire, as long as it's an SATA drive.
 
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yeah, its a G5 forgot to put that. awesome guys. thanks.
 

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yeah, its a G5 forgot to put that. awesome guys. thanks.

It was in your thread title...that's how I was able to post an answer earlier in this thread.

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just an update. i installed a 1.5gig SATA in my machine and its working fine. thanks again.
 

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