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itb165
Sep 17, 2009, 08:06 PM
Few questions about this, what is the max harddrive and ram that can be put into it? and what is the latest OS that can be installed on it, im currently running panther on it. TIA



GoCubsGo
Sep 17, 2009, 08:08 PM
Leopard and I believe at least a 500gb drive can be installed.

itb165
Sep 17, 2009, 08:10 PM
Leopard and I believe at least a 500gb drive can be installed.

could it run snow leopard?

philipt42
Sep 17, 2009, 08:12 PM
could it run snow leopard?

Nope, intel only, you have a powerpc processor. (no windows either, for what its worth)

Makosuke
Sep 17, 2009, 10:57 PM
The max hard drive is actually 320GB, so far as I know. Larger laptop drives exist, but the G4 Powerbooks use ATA, not SATA, and the biggest ATA drive I can find is a 320GB WD Scorpio.

You could probably also replace the optical drive with a 2nd hard drive if you REALLY wanted maximum internal storage.

MacMini2009
Sep 17, 2009, 11:00 PM
320GB Western Digital Hard drive
http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Western%20Digital/WD3200BEVE/

RAM depends on what model you have. Here's a list of RAM, but make sure you know what model you have.
http://eshop.macsales.com/shop/memory/iBooks-PowerBooks/G4-Aluminum/