PowerBook G4 Aluminum 17" Parts
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.
Universal Drive Adapter
Turn your current hard drive into an external drive with this part.
12.7 mm PATA Optical Bay PATA Hard Drive Enclosure
Install a second hard drive in your optical drive bay.
Apple AC Adapter (3-prong) Extension Cable
Replace a broken or damaged six foot Apple three-prong AC adapter extension cable with this part.
G4/MagSafe AC Adapter End
Replace a broken or damaged two-pronged tip of your square G4 or MagSafe adapter with this part.
DVI to VGA Adapter
Converts DVI port to standard VGA port
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!