New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Other Hardware and Peripherals Other Apple systems and peripherals discussion.

Largest time machine hd replacement


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
mark8par

 
Member Since: Sep 09, 2011
Posts: 8
mark8par is on a distinguished road

mark8par is offline
Hi, I currently have. 2tb time machine and want to replace the hard drive with a larger one. What is the largest drive I can use.

It is the model that supports wireless n at 2.5 and 5 ghz

Thanks in advance
QUOTE Thanks
CrimsonRequiem

 
CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 24, 2008
Posts: 6,006
CrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to all
Mac Specs: MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB

CrimsonRequiem is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by mark8par View Post
Hi, I currently have. 2tb time machine and want to replace the hard drive with a larger one. What is the largest drive I can use.

It is the model that supports wireless n at 2.5 and 5 ghz

Thanks in advance
The largest capacity HDDs out now are 4TB.

死神はリンゴしか食べない。
QUOTE Thanks
mark8par

 
Member Since: Sep 09, 2011
Posts: 8
mark8par is on a distinguished road

mark8par is offline
These seem to be sata iii, can these be used? Although there would be no benefit to sata iii the size would be.
QUOTE Thanks
CrimsonRequiem

 
CrimsonRequiem's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 24, 2008
Posts: 6,006
CrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to allCrimsonRequiem is a name known to all
Mac Specs: MBP 2.3 Ghz 4GB RAM 860 GB SSD, iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7 32GB RAM, Fusion Drive 1TB

CrimsonRequiem is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by mark8par View Post
These seem to be sata iii, can these be used? Although there would be no benefit to sata iii the size would be.
Linky to tear down of a Time Capsule HDD replacement. The SATA III shouldn't be an issue.

死神はリンゴしか食べない。
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Have Apple installed a second-hand hard drive in my recalled machine? | usb 1 keyboard to usb 3 mac? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Can Time Machine be used for extra drives? markwco OS X - Operating System 1 12-28-2010 04:18 AM
Time capsule (WLAN only,Compress rate of time machine) jerryhilbert Internet, Networking, and Wireless 1 01-02-2010 10:20 AM
A specific upgrade question - wipe & install, with Time Machine herkalees OS X - Operating System 1 08-27-2009 10:40 AM
Time Machine backup restore on/to a different machine? scarredtaka OS X - Operating System 3 01-10-2008 03:35 AM
Time Machine drive mounted and working, but no Desktop Icon? Morrolan Switcher Hangout 4 12-27-2007 12:49 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:52 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?