Anyone Do This (PowerBookResQ upgrade)

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by derajfast, Sep 20, 2005.

  1. KittenKrusher macrumors regular

    Jul 24, 2005
    All that for only 120 GB ?

    I would say it's more worth the D/L SuperDrive option. I can see maybe if you got an older lappy with maybe 40 GB. But for someone like me with a new 17" with 100 GB it isn't worth much. If you need the space, do it.
  2. paperinacup macrumors 6502

    Mar 30, 2005
    I havent done it but that is a reliable comany.
  3. paperinacup macrumors 6502

    Mar 30, 2005
    120 GB drives are very expensive for laptops. PLus installation doesnt seem TOO bad.
  4. derajfast thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Mar 24, 2004
    yeah the other places ive seen sell the hard drive alone for 120....i figure i can sell my internal one now for around 80 (60gb) and sell a dvd burner i have for 150, and thatll put me close to it.
  5. velocityg4 macrumors 68040


    Dec 19, 2004
    Have you considered going through newegg. For $235 you can get the 120GB hard drive and install it yourself. The process isn't very difficult. Then either get a cheap external case for you old drive to transfer the files and have a portable external. Or if you have a desktop you can transfer your data to it and back. You can also get a 5400RPM 100GB for $155 their isn't much of a difference in storage but the price is half. Just my two cents.

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