Advice on PowerBook G4 upgrade

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Stonesanford, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Stonesanford macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2008
    Machine Name: PowerBook G4 15"
    Machine Model: PowerBook5,2
    CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (1.1)
    Number Of CPUs: 1
    CPU Speed: 1 GHz
    L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
    Memory: 1.25 GB
    Bus Speed: 167 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: 4.7.1f1
    Serial Number: V73361U1NRY

    ATA HD Hitachi IC25N080ATMR04-0

    This machine has the original dvd drive. i want to upgrade the HD to 160gb and upgrade the dvd drive as well. Where can i find these in canada or the us?

    where are the best prices.?

    which hds will work?
  2. darngooddesign macrumors G3

    Jul 4, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
  3. Stonesanford thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 8, 2008
    Thanks for the info.
    Will most 2.5 laptop hds fit this powerbook?
  4. iBookG4user macrumors 604


    Jun 27, 2006
    Seattle, WA
    Any PATA 2.5" hard drive should work with your PowerBook.
  5. animaxcg macrumors regular

    Sep 10, 2008
    Get the DVD drive on ebay and the Hard Drive from aka

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