Different optical DVD drives. 20 inch flat panel iMac computers.

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by donwarnersaklad, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. donwarnersaklad macrumors newbie

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    Dec 30, 2003
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    A couple years ago we got the iMac with a dome shaped base, silvery arm and 20 inch flat panel display. It kind of looks like a giant white mushroom or kind of like a white desk lamp.

    a.
    At that time when it was the current iMac what were the choices of optical DVD drives when we were configuring this 20 inch flat panel iMac apple computer?... there were 2 or 3 different optical DVD drives available at that time.

    b.
    Back then how exactly, in what terms were the drives described on the sales offer at http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore/

    In the system profiler, there's...
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    ATA Device Tree
    ATA-3 Bus
    SONY DVD RW DW-U10A
    ATA-6 Bus
    ST3160023A
    Macintosh HD

    ATA-3 Bus:

    SONY DVD RW DW-U10A:

    Manufacturer: SONY
    Model: SONY DVD RW DW-U10A
    Revision: A43i
    Serial Number:
    Drive Type: CD-RW/DVD-RW
    Disc Burning: Apple Supported/Shipped
    Removable Media: Yes
    Detachable Drive: No
    Protocol: ATAPI
    Unit Number: 0
    Socket Type: Internal

    ATA-6 Bus:

    Vendor ID: 0x106b
    Device ID: 0x003b
    Revision ID: 0x0000

    ST3160023A:

    Capacity: 149.05 GB
    Model: ST3160023A
    Revision: 3.06
    Serial Number:
    Removable Media: No
    Detachable Drive: No
    BSD Name: disk0
    Protocol: ATA
    Unit Number: 0
    Socket Type: Internal
    OS9 Drivers: No

    Macintosh HD:

    Capacity: 148.92 GB
    Available: 143.07 GB
    Writable: Yes
    File System: Journaled HFS+
    BSD Name: disk0s3
    Mount Point: /
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    c.
    Any ideas what all of that means?...
     
  2. screensaver400 macrumors 6502a

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    Jan 28, 2005
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    First one is a SuperDrive, second one is a Hard Drive.
     

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