Can a Pioneer 16x be put in a Quike Silver 867

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Raziel, Nov 20, 2004.

  1. Raziel macrumors newbie

    May 5, 2004
    Well guys I would like to know if I could put a Pioneer DVR-108 into a QuickSilver 867 and be recognized !! :)
  2. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

    Jun 25, 2002
    Gone but not forgotten.
    Maybe you should ask OtherWorld Computing ( since they sell a couple of Pioneer DVD-R/RW drives for use in Macs.
  3. zen_state macrumors member

    Nov 16, 2004
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    I have put 8x dvdr drives in sawtooth G4's and all worked perfect. since 16x is 22 MB/sec though you may not always get a sustained max speed unless you hook the dvdr up to a faster ata bus. for sustained 22 MB/sec I would say ata 66 minimum. most powermac G4's have ata 33 for the optical bus. don't put a burner and hd on the same bus though.

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