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Macbook 13" HDD upgrade?


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Hey everyone,

Considering upgrading my macbook 13" with a new hard drive. Could anybody tell me the requirements? It's a fairly old model laptop... 2-3 years old.
Would this HDD work?

Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics & Photo

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No it wont. It's too big. It won't fit. Needs to be 2.5"

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oh snap... thanks man, did not realise that at all. So as long as its the right size it should work? Any other specs I should be aware of?
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oh snap... thanks man, did not realise that at all. So as long as its the right size it should work? Any other specs I should be aware of?
The height needs to be 9.5mm.

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3.5 inch Hard drives are for desktop computers. Like CrimsonRequim said you need one that's 9.5mm high, some higher capacity 2.5 inch HD's are 12.5mm high and will not fit.
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