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Question on G3 compatible hardware.

by Porch-a-Geese / March 3, 2010 5:57 AM PST

Picked up a B&W G3 Mac for $40, everything included.
What hard drive are compatible with the system or will any IDE drive work with it?

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Should be
by Jimmy Greystone / March 3, 2010 8:14 AM PST

Should be any IDE drive will work. I'm not sure if there's any upper limit on capacity, but my guess would be you can stuff in any 3.5" IDE drive you find without problem.

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Upper limit on capacity
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 3, 2010 8:27 AM PST
In reply to: Should be

will be 127GB, if I remember rightly.

That LBA get 'em every time


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Info
by Kevin M. Dean / March 3, 2010 10:54 AM PST

The Hard Drive Bus is an Ultra ATA/33 (ATA-4) with a Max of 128 GB per drive.
The Optical Drive Bus is and EIDE (ATA-3).

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