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This computer uses a 9.5mm IDE laptop drive. They're out there, but can be hard to find.
 
Also, if you have a iBook G3 the machine will only see 128GB of any drive you put in it. This is because it uses 28-bit LBA for hard drives. TheThe iBook G4 can see more then 128GB, since this machine uses 48-bit LBA.

If you have a iBook G3, don't bother
This has no problems with anything larger then 120GB. If it's a G4, you can go much larger on these models. Here'sdrives up to 2TB. They never made 2TB IDE laptop drives, since they capped at 500GB due to interface restrictions. You will not hit the 2TB limit.
Here's
the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iBook+G4+14-Inch+1.42+GHz+Hard+Drive+Replacement/731|guideguide|731|guide] on installing a drive.
Also, if you have a iBook G3 the machine will only see 128GB of any drive you put in it. This is because it uses 28-bit LBA for hard drives. TheThe iBook G4 can see more then 128GB, since this machine uses 48-bit LBA.

If you have a iBook G3, don't bother
This has no problems with anything larger then 120GB. If it's a G4, you can go much larger on these models. Here'sdrives up to 2TB. They never made 2TB IDE laptop drives, since they capped at 500GB due to interface restrictions. You will not hit the 2TB limit.
Here's
the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iBook+G4+14-Inch+1.42+GHz+Hard+Drive+Replacement/731|guideguide|731|guide] on installing a drive.

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Edit by: Nick ,

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This computer uses a 9.5mm IDE laptop drive. They're out there, but can be hard to find.
 
Also, if you have a iBook G3 the machine will only see 128GB of any drive you put in it. This is because it uses 28-bit LBA for hard drives. The iBook G4 can see more then 128GB, since this machine uses 48-bit LBA.
If
If
you have a iBook G3, don't bother with anything larger then 120GB. If it's a G4, you can go much larger on these models. Here's the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iBook+G4+14-Inch+1.42+GHz+Hard+Drive+Replacement/731|guide] on installing a drive.
If
If
you have a iBook G3, don't bother with anything larger then 120GB. If it's a G4, you can go much larger on these models. Here's the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iBook+G4+14-Inch+1.42+GHz+Hard+Drive+Replacement/731|guide] on installing a drive.

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Edit by: Nick ,

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It only likesThis computer uses a 9.5mm IDE or as some people cale calllaptop drive. They're out there, but can be hard to find.
Also, if you have a iBook G3 the machine will only see 128GB of any drive you put in it. This is because
it ATA cause it was top of the line at the timeuses 28-bit LBA for hard drives. The iBook G4 can see more then 128GB, since this machine uses 48-bit LBA.
If you have a iBook G3, don't bother with anything larger then 120GB. If it's a G4, you can go much larger on these models.
It only likesThis computer uses a 9.5mm IDE or as some people cale calllaptop drive. They're out there, but can be hard to find.
Also, if you have a iBook G3 the machine will only see 128GB of any drive you put in it. This is because
it ATA cause it was top of the line at the timeuses 28-bit LBA for hard drives. The iBook G4 can see more then 128GB, since this machine uses 48-bit LBA.
If you have a iBook G3, don't bother with anything larger then 120GB. If it's a G4, you can go much larger on these models.

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It only likes IDE or as some people cale call it ATA cause it was top of the line at the time
It only likes IDE or as some people cale call it ATA cause it was top of the line at the time

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It only likes IDE or as some people cale call it ATA

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