Powermac G5 1.8ghz NEED A DL DVD BURNER... What to buy?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by agentphish, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. agentphish macrumors 65816


    Sep 7, 2004
    As the title states, whats my best and fastest option for a drive to replace our old DVD-R drive on my GF's G5 Powermac.

    In a previous life I dealt with PC's and you could just get any old drive, I am going to make the assumption (and possibly be very wrong) that you must buy only a certain brand/model of DVD-R DL drive in order to use it with the apple.

    What I'm really asking is can I scoop a 20x DVD-R drive from newegg and plop it in there and get away with that.

  2. dartzorichalcos macrumors 65816


    Mar 23, 2007
    This one is awsome and works well with the PowerMac G5.
  3. agentphish thread starter macrumors 65816


    Sep 7, 2004
    sorry if I wasn't clear, I'd like to replace the internal one that is currently there as we are going to start using this machine much more, we need something much faster than was there.

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