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Old Jun 23, 2011, 09:01 AM   #1
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Power Mac G5 Optical Drive

I have an offer to buy this:
PowerMac G5 1.6GHz
4GB RAM
GeForce FX5200 64MB
80GB HDD
very cheap but the optical drive is not working. My question is: can I replace it with whatever optical drive for a PC or it is not compatible (probably different cables)?
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Old Jun 23, 2011, 09:09 AM   #2
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Yes any drive will work.
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Old Jun 23, 2011, 09:12 AM   #3
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Thank you for the super quick answer, I love this forum (:
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Old Jun 23, 2011, 09:15 AM   #4
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Not a problem! Just make sure the drive that you are replacing it with is IDE based (not SATA), and it will work fine.
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Alright, will do. Thank you
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