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MAC G4 DVD Drive

by james leising / December 3, 2008 12:05 AM PST

Looking to add a internal DVD R-W Burner to my G4 Quicksilver Specs: 933MHZ/ OSX10.4.11/ 1.25 GB memory Geforce 3 MX
Cna anyone give me some help on what will work the best????

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by tleMega / December 3, 2008 8:17 AM PST
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Internal DVD Drive
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 3, 2008 9:13 AM PST
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Unfortunately there is nowhere to put a second optical drive in that machine.
Although there is space, and power, for 3 hard drives, there is only one 5.25 slot which is currently occupied by your current optical drive.
What looks like an ideal place for a second drive is in fact a 3.5" slot intended to take the option ZIP 250 drive.

Your choices are either to replace the existing optical drive or go for an external, firewire, drive. In either case, OWC (as mentioned by BMF) will be able to provide you with what you need for a reasonable price.


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