External USB DVD-ROM on 333Mhz iMac?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by sigamy, Oct 25, 2004.

  1. macrumors 65816

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    #1
    (I posted this elsewhere--can't figure out how to move it.)

    Would a Rev D iMac (333Mhz, tray loading CD) running Panther be able to play DVD movies thru a USB DVD-ROM drive? Or is USB too slow?
     
  2. macrumors 68000

    musicpyrite

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    #2
    That particular iMac has USB 1.1 that runs at 12 mbps.

    I think that should work.
     

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