Black Scorpio won't work on a macbook?

MacBH928

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I was going to buy a black scorpio 500GB SATA II to update my late 2008 macbook(not pro)

but I did a quick research and came up with this thread:
https://discussions.apple.com/message/15041838#15041838

people seem to have an issue installing black scorpio on their MacBooks from that time.

Can any one clear up the situation for me? Is there another brand I should go for? I don't want to pay $100 for a hard drive that will ruin my system
 

MacBH928

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macbook 1.1 , macbook 7.1
where do u get these numbers? how can i know which is mine?
 

MacBH928

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Probably yours is 5.1
Click the apple on the upper left corner and then, about this mac
yes yes I do have macbook 5,1, now how can I know I won't face problems with the black scorpio?