Upgrading a G3 Imac Slot -load

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by BklynRay16901, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. BklynRay16901 macrumors newbie

    Feb 24, 2008
    I Recently found my old G3 Imac and would like to make some hardware/ software upgrades to it. It is a slot loding G3 Imac DV(Blueberry) I Would Like to upgrade the RAM & Hard Drive and a buy a new optival drive

    1. I want to know if this hardrive would work with this Imac (Western Digital WD1200AAJS 120GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache SATA-300 Hard Drive - OEM) $44.99 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136225)
    2.What type of ram does this Imac use.

    I would also like to know about anybodys past experinces in upgrading this machine/parts used.
  2. kinesin macrumors regular

    Jun 10, 2006
    You will need a ATA drive not sata, but you might be limited in size to less than 127GB or some other limit. I dropped a 80Gb in mine
    Any PC ram that's the same type i.e PC100/PC133 SDRAM/DDR/DDR2 or what ever it was should work. I had some ram around that fitted and worked.

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