N00b question: Will any DVD-RW work with my PowerMac G4 tower??

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Ninja Dom, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. Ninja Dom macrumors 6502

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    Hi folks, I'm very new to the Mac game and was wondering if any DVD-RW on the market will work and function correctly on my newly aquired G4 Sawtooth.

    I'm currently running 10.4.8

    I've seen some great deals on external USB 2.0 DVD Re-writers but they are all down as working with Windows only.

    I have installed a USB 2.0 PCI card to give me 4 USB 2.0 ports on the machine.

    Any helpful advice is truly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. SilentPanda Moderator emeritus

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    DVD-RW Drive or DVD-RW Media? It sounds like you mean drive but usually when people say just DVD-RW I assume media.
     
  3. Ninja Dom thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Sorry, I mean the drives themselves, either internal or external.

    Thanks.
     
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    Good work and thanks very much. I'll see what I can get.
     
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    A lot of the drives from Pioneer will work in Macs. Some were even used as SuperDrives from Apple so they have great compatability. I installed a Pioneer 111D burner in my QuickSilver PM back in May and its has worked flawlessly; no need for extra software or drivers.
     
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