samsung spinpoint f1 hd322hj on a 2004 imac g5?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by ldweeks, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. ldweeks macrumors newbie

    Nov 30, 2009
    Bloomington, IN
    I just purchased a samsung spinpoint f1 hd322hj (you can take a look at the drive here) for use in a 2004 imac (specs listed here).

    I'm getting cold feet, though, since one reviewer over at Newegg says the following:

    I know that the 2004 iMac G5 is SATA1-1.5Gb/s, and usually it's not a problem to drop in a SATA II drive into an older machine. But I'm not so sure with this particular Samsung F1 model. Has anyone else had problems with this drive (or a similar problem in a 2004 G5 with a different drive)?


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