Thread: imac 20" harddrive
07-08-2012, 06:19 PM #1
imac 20" harddrive
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- Sep 14, 2009
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?
07-08-2012, 06:38 PM #2
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- Nov 28, 2007
- Nambucca Heads Australia
- Imac 27", i7 3.5GHz, 3TB Fusion drive, 32GB memory, macOS Sierra.
Have you actually checked out the hard drive retailers on eBay.com.uk? 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 | eBayHang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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