Advice on PowerBook G4 upgrade

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

  1. Stonesanford macrumors newbie

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    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

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  3. Stonesanford thread starter macrumors newbie

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

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    Any PATA 2.5" hard drive should work with your PowerBook.
     
  5. animaxcg macrumors regular

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    Get the DVD drive on ebay and the Hard Drive from otherworldcomputing.com aka macsales.com
     

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