500GB/750GB drive upgrade: suggestions?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by sehnsucht77, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. sehnsucht77 macrumors 6502

    Dec 26, 2008
    I am thinking about getting a larger capacity drive for my 2010 13" MBP. suggestions on brands? notes on which ones to avoid, perhaps?
  2. henry72 macrumors 65816


    Jun 18, 2009
    New Zealand
    I'd say 750 if you want a larger capacity hard drive. You should consider 1TB (I'm not too sure if it fits on your Mac)

    Regrading to the brand, WD or Seagate would be good :)
  3. CWallace macrumors 603


    Aug 17, 2007
    Seattle, WA
    I had a Seagate 750GB Momentus, but replaced it with a 500GB Momentus XT to gain the advantage of the small SSD as my MacBook Pro 13 is my secondary machine so I tend to do the same tasks on it. Both were solid.

    I've also had good luck with Western Digital's Scorpio Blue line.
  4. GuitarG20 macrumors 65816


    Jun 3, 2011
    make sure that you go with 7200 RPM, though, whatever you do end up getting xD

    (well, cept maybe the 1TB, not sure if they make 7200 RPM laptop drives that big yet...)
  5. sehnsucht77 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Dec 26, 2008
    thanks all. i've had good experiences with replacement Seagate drives for my lappys but ihavent used the WD yet. any impressions on vibration/noise issues with the 7200 750GB drives from those of y'all that have had experience with such drives?

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