|Feb 13, 2008, 02:31 PM||#1|
PowerMAC G4 Hard Drive Question
I have an old PowerMac G4 7400 (450 Mhz) and I'd like to use it to replace an old Micron PC I'm using as a file server. My question is, what is the largest size HD I can install in it? I checked Mactracker and it said it only supported up to 128 GB per drive. But I didn't know if this was related to the OS at the time or whether it was a hardward limitation. If I'm running Tiger on it would it support a larger 500GB drive?
If it is a hardware limitation I guess I could always add a couple external firewire drives.
Let me know if this should have been posted in the "collectible forum".
Mac Pro 2.66 Ghz 2 GB RAM
Black MacBook 2 Ghz/1 GB RAM
|Feb 13, 2008, 02:34 PM||#2|
It's a hardware limitation. You don't get LBA 48-bit access until the Quicksilver 2002 Power Mac G4.
Core i5 750 / 16 GB RAM / 500 GB SSD / HD 7950 / Windows 8.1
76 Month Old MacBook
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