Maybe everybody knows this or there are so few who need this item, but . . .
Back when I ordered my Mac, one could opt between a Super Drive and a plain ole CD drive. I did not fully understand the advantages of a Super Drive so did not order one. Doh!!!
Well, while doing research toward the objective of obtaining a DVD burner I ran across the following. MCE Technologies has a 16X DVD±R/RW "SuperDrive" upgrade with Double Layer Support (also called Dual Layer) for the Power Mac G4 and Power Mac G5. No I'm not a shill and I'm not getting a cut. It just seems like an inexpensive and sweet deal. A great option for someone like me who never had one. A year and a half ago, no such option was available.
Anyways, if you want to be brave, go out and get a random $60 16x DL DVD-/+RW and hope it works. If it doesn't work at first, no worries, use the awesome app Patchburn http://macmod.com/content/view/178/0/ to make it compatible. It that fails, return it and spend $40 more bucks on the MCE one.
Krusher is right, you should be able to get one for $60. Check New Egg.com. You can find compatibility info on XLR8YOURMAC.COM. I also plan on upgrading the same to replace my 4x burner to DL, Pioneer is always a good choice-they made the Apple OEM drives. -maestro
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