Can you determine the date of a Hard Drive Installation?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by JohnDev, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. JohnDev macrumors newbie

    Nov 25, 2012
    I recently purchased a used 2009 Mac Pro off of eBay. I went to install a new WD Black Caviar 1 TB for the system drive and noticed there was the same type installed. It looks brand new. I questioned the eBay seller (non-original owner) but he didn't have any knowledge of the age of the drive. Is there anyway to determine the date of the drive installation through some type of diagnostic test?

  2. dukebound85 macrumors P6


    Jul 17, 2005
    5045 feet above sea level
  3. JohnDev thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 25, 2012
    Thanks! That would be just as useful I think.

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