Good HDD for 2011 13" mbp?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by applefanboy4739, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. applefanboy4739 macrumors member

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    At the moment I've got the stock 500gb hard drive from apple and I was going to give it to my friend who also has a 13" mbp but with the 320 HD. So I was wondering what some good HDD are that fit into my computer? Like in the range of 750gb or 1tb?
     
  2. Freyqq macrumors 68040

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    All the brands are pretty much identical. I recommend a 750 gb 7200 rpm drive. Just make sure that the drive doesnt have an integrated SMS. I'm told that this interferes with the SMS already built into the logic board.
     
  3. Philflow macrumors 65816

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    If you want to get 750GB 7200rpm get a WD or Hitachi. The Seagate 750GB is rather slow.

    Personally I picked a hybrid Seagate 500GB XT. For my usage it's nearly as fast as an SSD.
     
  4. Saberon macrumors 6502a

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    WD Scorpio Blacks, longest warranty and most reliable.


    WD5000BPKT (500GB)
    WD7500BPKT (750GB)
     
  5. Liquinn Suspended

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    I still have my WD external hard drives and they're a few olds, so WD hard drives should be fine ;D
     

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