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SATA II HD swap for SATA III HD in MBP1,3


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I got to upgrade my older '07 MBP3,1. I want to add a Seagate XT Hybrid 750GB SATA III 7200RPM HD but I heard the HD is slightly taller in height than the SATA II HD.
Is this true? Has anyone successfully installed a SATA III HD in their '07 MBP1,3? Thanks in advance!

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Disregard. I found out SATA III SSD is backward compatible with older SATA systems.

OCZ Vertex 4 SSD FTW!!!!

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