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Post by drewbass » Thu Oct 16, 2008 3:55 pm

anyone here installed an internal drive on their g5 power pc?

brands you've had luck with? brands to stay away from?
model numbers?

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Post by workshed » Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:36 pm

I've had pretty good luck with Seagate's higher end drives. Make sure you get something that's at least 7200RPM, if not 10000 RPM.

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Post by Dr Rubberfunk » Fri Oct 17, 2008 6:22 am

I stuck an additional SATA internal drive in my G5 when I got it (about 4 years ago) - will check the manufacturer later, but I've had no trouble with it, and use it as my main audio drive ...

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Post by @?,*???&? » Fri Oct 17, 2008 8:41 am

workshed wrote:I've had pretty good luck with Seagate's higher end drives. Make sure you get something that's at least 7200RPM, if not 10000 RPM.
I've got a Cheetah that works well, I had a Barracuda that completely fried. I also have several Western Digitals that have had no issues.

For the money these days, they perform about the same and at a 'disposable' price point.

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Post by drewbass » Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:40 am

cool, thanks, i was thinking western digital.

dr. funk- let me know the make/model when you get a chance.

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Post by Circuit Scream » Fri Oct 17, 2008 11:06 am

I second the WD's. I've also had good luck with Maxtor's.
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Post by drewbass » Fri Oct 17, 2008 12:52 pm

maxtor- i'll look into that.

donnie-you have to tell me about that figure on the upper right hand side!

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Post by Circuit Scream » Mon Oct 20, 2008 9:58 am

drew - you mean the shadowed figure in the graphic on my home page? That's from one of my comic book projects, one of my other hobbies (yes, I am a geek...). This particular one is from the issue I'm currently working on. I do all the art and writing, it's a lot of fun.

Not to derail the thread, but here's a link to the first "issue" in PDF if you want to check it out. I'll have a proper gallery up in the next few weeks as I re-do my site. Enjoy!

http://www.comictools.com/downloads/recon_issue1.zip (it's a large file, 17MB)
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