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MacBook Pro - Upgrade Hard Drive?

Discussion in 'Mac OS' started by Howie Roxx, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. Howie Roxx

    Howie Roxx Member

    Hey LUG People,

    I need some help finding a replacement drive for a MacBook Pro 2-1/2 years old. You fellas seem to have a lot more experience than I do.

    Right now it has a 100 GB @ 7200 rpm internal SATA drive. I have outgrown it. I would like to replace it when "Snow Leopard" is released in Sept 2009 (I hope). Then reinstal Logic Studio 8 and take advantage of the dual core 64 bit technology that MAC OS X TIGER is not taking advantage of. I see that Apple has a 1 TB drive for $299 but the specs indicate that you need "Leopard" as your OS. I didn't upgrade to Leopard.

    I have been using a WD eBook 500 gb eSATA drive for excess storage. It works fine, sometimes the access time is a tad slow. I cannot afford to buy a new MAC, so hopefully a NEW much larger hard drive will get me by for a few more years.

    Thanks in advance :brkwl:

    Howie :cool:

    MacBook Pro 17"
    2.33 ghz dual core 64 bit Intel
    4 gb RAM
    100 gb SATA drive @ 7200 rpm
    USB - FIREWIRE
     
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