Anyone else waiting for the Seagate 7200.4 HDDs?

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  1. LoneWolf121188 macrumors 6502a

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    I believe these will be the first 500GB 7200RPM 2.5" HDDs. I've been waiting to get my hands on one for a while now...anyone else? Anyone have any info on when they're coming out (anything more specific than the Q4 08 that they said on the announcement sheet) or possible pricing? And most importantly...will they fit in the MBPs? The 7200.3's fit fine in the MBPs, right?
     
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    Depends on how many platters they are using. I've heard that some of the 2.5" drives don't fit in the 15" MBP, not too sure about that though.
     
  5. dr. shdw macrumors 6502a

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    Should be 2, which is why it's taken so long.
     
  6. NATO macrumors 68000

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    Yeah, I'm waiting on the 7200RPM 500GB drive to become available, I think it'll be after xmas before we'll see them...
     
  7. sammich macrumors 601

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    Hell yeah! 500 gigs, that's like more than triple what I have now...the possibilities. :rolleyes:

    These drives should be the 9.5mm drives. These things better be worth the wait, I was about the shell out the 160 AUD for the 320gig 7200. Does anyone remember the just released price for, say, the 320gig 7200rpm drives?
     
  8. monkey86 macrumors 6502

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    im waiting for one, be nice to have that much space =D
     
  9. dr. shdw macrumors 6502a

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    Mine were $200 USD for the 320 Scorpio Black.
     
  10. compuphile macrumors newbie

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    I have been looking ever since they announce

    I think it should be out by december, then again we will have to shell out top dollars only to see price fall by half month later :)
     
  11. TooSixy macrumors newbie

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    It's only $89.99 on newegg.com for the same drive.
     
  12. dr. shdw macrumors 6502a

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    I got it the day it came out..
     
  13. sickmacdoc macrumors 68020

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    Never mind- Google answered a question I had!
     
  14. fleshman03 macrumors 68000

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    lol. Once you realize you have that much space, you end up collecting a lot. Like the 4 seasons of House on my HD.
     
  15. sammich macrumors 601

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    Oh yeah? How about every season in max quality? That includes the 720p for the last couple of seasons. 720p for Heroes, and of course, every episode of Scrubs :D

    (okay I cheated, they aren't on my internal drive)
     
  16. LoneWolf121188 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    $120 1TB external HDDs FTW! :D
     
  17. PAUL BRIAN macrumors member

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    my question is.. would these things get more hot than the 320GB @ 7200 currently out? i would love to have 500 GB @ 7200 so I can run a more hard drive balanced bootcamp XP setup
     
  18. dr. shdw macrumors 6502a

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    No. Why would it?
     
  19. LoneWolf121188 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    And also: why do you care?
     

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