Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Sep 14, 2009
    imac 20" harddrive
    I have managed to get into and remove the hard drive from my late 2006 imac 20". i have contacted a few vendors who are saying i can't purchase a drive but they will happily fit it - for upwards of 240.

    Is there somewhere in the uK i can just buy a 500/1tB drive ? What sort of price should I pay. Is there an issue over the heat sensor I need to look out for?


  2. #2

    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB Flash Storage, OS X.12.6.
    Have you actually checked out the hard drive retailers on Here is one to get you started. Your main problem will be getting a SATA drive if the iMac is SATA and not SATA !!.

    Western Digital Caviar Green 1tb Sata Iii 6 Gbps Internal 3.5 Inch Hard Drive 0718037782898 | eBay
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Strange "Chick" Noise - NOT HARDDRIVE
    By MacPiers in forum macOS - Operating System
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 04-29-2013, 01:07 AM
  2. Replies: 8
    Last Post: 03-05-2011, 07:48 PM
  3. G5 iMac "clicking" Harddrive failure...
    By DavidButler4 in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-07-2009, 01:36 AM
  4. Error Message: "can't find the the harddrive"
    By MackyB00k in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-24-2009, 06:19 AM
  5. "Unpartition" my Lacie Firewire harddrive
    By Chris Cornell in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 07-10-2008, 12:27 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts