View Full Version : MCE announces DVD-R upgrades for most Macs

Mar 26, 2003, 10:26 AM
MCE today announced a comprehensive lineup of internal DVD recordable upgrades for the Mac on the market today, including upgrades for the Power Mac G4, Power Mac G4 Cube, PowerBook G4, Power Mac G3, PowerBook G3 (FireWire/Bronze), iBook (Dual USB), iMac (Flat-Panel), iMac (Slot-Loading), and iMac (Rev. A-D).

Mar 26, 2003, 10:43 AM
None found for the iBook Dual USB. Not surprising since it uses tray loader, unlike TiBooks slot loader.

Mar 26, 2003, 10:45 AM
I don't quite understand why someone would want a DVD-R/RW for a G3 machine. You won't be able to run iDVD with it and making videos would take forever to encode.

The only thing it would be good for is burning DVD data disks. But that's it.

Mar 26, 2003, 11:38 AM
At the price for a TiBook upgrade ($449 US), I don't think I'll bother. I can burn DVDs on my other system.

And if I need to do a major data backup, I can start the Powerbook in firewire target mode and hook it up to the other system.