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Powerbook G4 1.5Ghz and internal 250Gb hard drives

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Would using either a Seagate or Western Digital 250GB hard drive on the Powerbook be okay or will it cause heat problems? I've only come across people who've upgraded to 160Gb drives and they have no problems but I would want the 250Gb drives instead. What do you think?

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I have always found that the seagate drives are much more reliable than all the other brands. I suggest that you go for a Seagate. As for the overheating my lappy overheats even with a 160GB HDD. Over heating is not dependent on the size of the drive and is caused usually by dust clogging the heat sink. Good maintainance such as cleaning up the dust once in a while is all it takes for a notebook to run cool.

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