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    Jan 12, 2008
    13" MacBook pro (2009) 500 GB hard drive upgrade advice
    Dear All,
    I am trying to find out which hard-drive to install in order to upgrade my current 13" MacBook pro from mid 2009. I have had a look at a couple of things but there appear to be some issues e.g. with the Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500420AS drives (Beware of the Momentus 7200.4 ST9500420ASG - Seagate Community Forums)

    Does anybody have any experience with hard drive upgrades that have worked? Can anybody suggest brands and models?



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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    You'll get pro and con on just about any hard drive. Generally, the popular makes like WD, Hitachi, and Seagate are OK. As a matter of fact, the new iMac models come with a Seagate drive installed. (mine did)

    Go to Other World Computing and shop around. They're Mac specialists and stock the best line of drives available.

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