Currently Being ModeratedApr 16, 2012 1:56 AM (in response to Kaprolat)
These are the internal drive upgrade options shown for your Power Mac model at OWC
You can get to this results page by selecting your Mac model and upgrade type starting here
So you should shop around for the best price, but drives with the specifications shown in this listing would work in your Power Mac model, according to the Mac gurus at OWC.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 16, 2012 2:55 AM (in response to Kaprolat)
Western Digital Black (and Blue) drives, the Hitachi 7K drives work very well in a G5.
- Seagate drives are problematic in the G5. A one-time "gold standard" for Macs, Seagate SATA 3 drives should be avoided for use in a G5.
- Western Digital SATA 2 Black and Blue drives are plug and play out of the box.
- Western Digital SATA 3 Black and Blue drives are plug and play with use of a jumper on pins 5 and 6 of the drive to limit to SATA 2.
- Hitachi 7K SATA 2 and SATA 3 drives are plug and play out of the box.
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