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MacBook - Help with broken hard drive

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Hi guys

Im a newbie on here but have been using macs for couple of years now

I have just had my macbook hard drive go kaput on me and need to find a replacement. I am fairly confident of replacing it myself but dont knwo where to source one from for a reasonable price.

im only really looking for a 120gb drive, 250gb if not too expensive

can anyone help me with UK based drive retailers?

thanks guys
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There are several retailers in the UK. Do a Google search for the type of drive you want.

I believe any 2.5" sata drive will fit.
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Hey there: give a look to they have really extensive guides how to do the replacement step by step. I changed my HD with their guide and I've had no problems.
About which HD to buy: look this website (they also sell HD, but they're based on US): Find the latest Performance Upgrades, Firewire and USB Hard Drives, SATA, Memory, Laptop Battery, and more at OWC If you select your computer they show you all the characteristics of it and which HD, RAM, etc you have to buy. Really useful if you don't know exactly which HD to buy
And good luck
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