Thread: What hard drive should i get?
04-12-2012, 09:46 PM #1
What hard drive should i get?
- Member Since
- Nov 08, 2010
- Main-11" Air, iPhone 6+, iPad Mini 3, Hi-Fi Extras- Too many to count
I have a mid-2007 20 inch imac 2.4 ghz and for the past few days my imac has been making weird noises from the hard drive... called apple and they sent a free snow leopard disk thinking it was a problem with lion. I installed it and it still acted up. I then installed it on a USB drive and it works like a charm. what hard drive should i get? Is a Solid State drive worth it on this old of a machine and if so what do you recommend? I am currently stuck on my ibook g4 and my iOS devices as my main typing machines for now. All of my intel macs went down at the same time.
04-12-2012, 10:52 PM #2
- Member Since
- Jan 23, 2008
- Keller, Texas
- Late 2013 27" iMac, iPad 3, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, Sierra
I certainly wouldn't spend the dollars on a SSD for a machine that old. You can buy a nice 500 GB or larger 7200 RPM drive (3.5") for the iMac and still have money left over....
Other World Computing has a nice lineup of drives. Or go to Amazon.com and browse around there. I personally like Hitachi, WD, and Seagate.
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By pacific1 in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 2Last Post: 02-01-2011, 05:40 PM
By tcoffin014 in forum Other Hardware and PeripheralsReplies: 3Last Post: 02-07-2010, 10:37 PM
By pacific1 in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 7Last Post: 10-15-2009, 08:28 AM
By Jinman86 in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 4Last Post: 03-18-2008, 01:36 PM
By TheJoe84 in forum OS X - Operating SystemReplies: 3Last Post: 01-13-2008, 10:08 PM