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Old Feb 12, 2013, 03:46 AM   #1
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So whats the limit on later G4 Emac hdds

I have a 1.25ghz G4 my friend has 2 G4s with 1.42ghz cpu
He has 2x200 gig Seagate Hdds to put in his Emacs the 200 gigs is really 186.3 gigs.
I have a 160 gig WD hdd
Is there any issues we skould expect?
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 03:48 PM   #2
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Your eMac will be able to use the full drive and it is not limited to only the first 128GB.
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I installed a 320GB in a 1.42GHz with no issues. The only machine that I personally know of that limits to 128GB is the iMac G3.
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I had a 500gb ata drive in mine. No problems.
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I installed a 320GB in a 1.42GHz with no issues. The only machine that I personally know of that limits to 128GB is the iMac G3.
All G3 and older Macs as well as some of the pre-1Ghz G4's have 128GB limits on their ATA bus.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 12:44 AM   #6
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thanks thats good to know
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