Single boot - boots OS X only runs OS 9 in CLassic mode only
SODimm - for powerbooks iBooks and G4 iMacs -
two basic flavours PC 133 ( PC 100 and PC 133 ) 32/64/128/256/512
and DDR (2100, 2700, 3200) 128/256/512/1 gig
Dimm - for desktops again two basic flavours as above ( there are earlier ones but not for this thread. Sizes also as above.
Bottom line with RAM - ask carefully it's complicated.
PATA - more often ATA - all Macs from G3 up
3.5" version for desktops -40 to 400 gig
2.5" versions for laptops 20-100 gig
SATA - newer standard drive for G5s - desktop only 80 gig to 400
RAID - Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives......often just called an array.
Several levels but most often
Level 0 for speed ( two or more drives striped for speed shows one volume cumulative size of drives added together )
Level 1 for Mirroring ( two drives with the same data shows as single volume size of one drive
There are other levels.
SD = Superdrive - Apple ROM version of a DVDRW
Combo - Reads DVDs writes and reads CDs.
Wallstreet - early Powerbook scsi ports no USB - various models
Lombard - first PB with USB - also has scsi 333 and 400
Pismo - lookalike to Lombard - very different - FW and USB 400 and 500
Clamshell - cute colourful iBooks - various features ( some with FW all with USB )
White or Dual USB iBooks - after the Clamshells - all with FW and all with dual USB
If errors in this PM me I'll edit.
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