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Discussion in 'Mac' started by Vokbain, Dec 19, 2001.

  1. Vokbain

    Vokbain Peasant and Donator

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    What kind of harddrive comes in a slot loading iMac?
     
  2. Autolycus

    Autolycus Forum Moderator

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    what do you mean? size? speed? brand? interface?
     
  3. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    standard IDE (ATA66 i think... ?). between 7.5GBs and 60GB. all 5400RPM.
     
  4. Vokbain

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    IDE drives all the same physical size? Also, people have put 7200rpm drives in slot loading iMacs without any problems.
     
  5. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    yes, standard 5.25'' drives

    yes, 7200 RPM drives will work but sometimes they won't. it is recommended you stay with 5400RPM drives for iMacs.
     
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    Is it the heat that causes problems with a 7200 rpm drive in the iMac?
     
  7. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    sometimes heat, sometimes power drain
     
  8. SpocKirk

    SpocKirk Forum Moderator and Donator

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    looks like 3.5" to me
     
  9. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    arg wtf. why did i say 5.25!
     
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    SpocKirk Forum Moderator and Donator

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    'cause you a :retard: :p
     

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