PowerBook G4 Aluminum 17" Consumables
Replacement parts for your PowerBook G4 Aluminum 17" model to fix your broken computer!
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Parts that work with PowerBook G4 Aluminum 17":
Arctic Silver Thermal Paste
Forms a continuous, heat conductive layer between a processor and its heat sink. A new layer of thermal paste keeps your processor from overheating. 3.5 grams
Arctic Silver ArctiClean
Two part cleaner dissolves old thermal paste on heat sinks and processors. One 30 ml bottle of thermal material remover and one 30 ml bottle of thermal surface purifier.
At the time, Apple's Aluminum 17" had the largest screen on any commercial laptop and introduced a Firewire 800 port.
Any PC2700 RAM will fit into the two RAM slots of any 17" (except for the 1.67 GHz High-Res), and a larger 9.5mm ATA hard drive will provide more storage space.
Not sure what's ailing your Aluminum 17"? Take a look at our Aluminum 17" troubleshooting guide to find your way. We carry replacement parts in our parts store to bring back your laptop from the grave!