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iMac - How big of a HD can I put in?


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I am going to open up my 20" 2.4GHz Aluminum iMac and put in a new Hard Drive, I was wondering if anyone knows the maximum size hard drive I can put in there? I was hoping to put a 2TB but I'm not sure if the OS or the Motherboard will read it properly?

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If your iMac will read a 2 TB drive hooked up as an external, it should be able to do the same when the drive is placed internally. I know that there are users who have installed a 1 TB drive internally but have not seen a post or reply of someone who installed a 2 TB unit. Why do you need a drive that large anyway? Wouldn't an external 2 TB drive suffice?

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As long as the HDD is the same kind as the original the size shouldn't matter.

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