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Old Oct 27, 2006, 05:46 PM   #1
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does my dual 2.0 ghz g5 support sata 300 hard drives?

hey there.

i was wondering if my dual 2.0 ghz g5 supported the sata 300 hard drives?
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Old Oct 27, 2006, 06:23 PM   #2
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A SATA-II (300MB/s) drive will work fine in your G5, but it will work at SATA-I (150MB/s) speeds as the SATA Controller does not support SATA-II

Don't lose sleep over it though, it takes a serious amount of data being transferred over multiple hard disks to slightly approach 150MB/s limit of SATA-I
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