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Old Feb 27, 2008, 03:23 PM   #1
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Will a hard drive from a macbook pro fit in an ibook

I have a macbook pro hd i want to put in an old ibook, but the pins look different will they fit?
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Old Feb 27, 2008, 04:10 PM   #2
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meaning the default hard drive has different connector pins than the macbook pro one. are there different connectors? Never heard of that before.
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Old Feb 27, 2008, 04:13 PM   #3
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Well, the MBP has SATA hard drive, does the iBook have a SATA interface? If not, then no.
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Old Feb 27, 2008, 04:14 PM   #4
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Well, the MBP has SATA hard drive, does the iBook have a SATA interface? If not, then no.
i don't know honestly i'm selling a hd from a macbook to a guy that has an ibook. he sent me a pic of the ibook hd and the pin connection is different and i want to know if it will work for him.
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Old Feb 27, 2008, 04:52 PM   #5
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nope, it wont. iBooks have IDE harddrives.
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It won't work. The MacBooks and MacBook Pros have SATA hard drive, PowerBooks and iBooks have PATA hard drives. Totally different connectors.
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It won't work. The MacBooks and MacBook Pros have SATA hard drive, PowerBooks and iBooks have PATA hard drives. Totally different connectors.
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MacBook Pro's are SATA. iBooks are IDE.
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