Thread: Adding Internal Storage
10-08-2009, 07:57 PM #1
Adding Internal Storage
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- Jan 13, 2006
- Upstate California
- '09 8-core MacPro | '12 MBA | iPad 2 16GB | iPhone 5C 16GB
I bought my Mac Pro last spring and had it configured with a 640GB primary and a 1TB storage drive for my video work. 6 months later and the 1TB drive is down to about 486GB. Still quite a bit, but I've only done maybe 6-7 projects (everything's full HD so that explains a lot).
My question is: will the Mac Pro read a 2TB hard drive? I'm looking at a couple of WD 2TB 7200RPM 3.5" drives from newegg for $300/each. I'd like to pick them up and fill out the extra 2 bays I have but if the Mac won't recognize anything over 1TB then I won't bother.
Thanks for your help!
10-14-2009, 10:38 AM #2
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- Aug 03, 2009
- The Netherlands
- Late 2011 MBP 13" i5/16GB RAM,Early 2007 MB white 13", 2x TV 3rd Gen, ᣦ
There is no limit to the size of the drives the Mac Pro can see.
4 TB is the maximum Apple offers because it looks bad to charge their standard margins on an already expensive 2 TB hard drive.
Hope this helps
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