Best 1 TB HDD for Mac Mini?

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  1. Bacong macrumors 68000

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    I'm tired of running iTunes off an external and it being all laggy. I want to substitute the 160 GB HDD inside my late '09 mini with a 1 TB drive. Which one would you guys suggest?
     
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  3. Bacong thread starter macrumors 68000

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    750 GB is good enough. Thanks. I'll get that one I think.
     
  4. rprebel macrumors 6502

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    I forgot to mention, that one is a 5400rpm drive. A 7200rpm drive will be much better, depending on who you ask.
     
  5. Bacong thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Yeah I just noticed that...do you know how much more a 7200 RPM drive would be, if available?
     
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    I looked on otherworldcomputing.com and newegg, and there doesn't seem to be a 750GB 7200RPM drive available. Best you can get is a 500GB if you want the extra speed.
     
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    That's a winner right there. Reliable, and FAST.
     
  8. Bacong thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Thanks for the suggestions, I'll probably go with the 500 GB. I might as well upgrade the ram while I'm in there, this machine is not that simple to upgrade..:p
     
  9. rprebel macrumors 6502

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    Upgrade everything you can. You do not want to open that case more than once if you can help it.
     

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