iMac G5 - 1.6GHz

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  1. MacBooksRock macrumors regular

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    Hello,
    I just purchased an iMac G5 (1.6GHz) w/ a bad hard drive. Is there a limit to the size of hard drive that I can put in it? I was wanting to put a 500GB SATA in it, will that be ok? Thanks for your help!
     
  2. dsharits macrumors 68000

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    The 1.6 iMac G5's use Ultra ATA hard drives, not SATA, so you would be limited to whatever size ATA HD you can find.
     
  3. dsharits macrumors 68000

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    That's very interesting. That's the first time I've seen wrong information in the Mactracker app (unless the 40 GB Ultra ATA was a special education model?) Thanks for pointing that out.

    So then that makes it absolutely possible to put that 500 GB SATA drive in it.
     
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