I'm looking for a hard drive and battery upgrade for a 3G iPod.

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Jade Cambell, Oct 2, 2007.

  1. Jade Cambell macrumors 6502

    Sep 14, 2007
    I have an aging 20GB 3rd generation iPod. The capacity is getting a little small, and the battery lasts about 4 hours. Would it be possible to put a 80GB hard drive and a brand new battery in it? I know the battery is possible, but what about the hard drive? What's the largest capacity hard drive that I could put in there, and where could I get it?

  2. Merkuryy macrumors regular


    Jun 10, 2007
    Shanghai, China
    Well, in my view, you'd better go for a 6G iPod 80G.I love the design of the 3G, the red backlight ,but it's really big compare to the 6G,and even with a brand new battery, its juice can't compete with the 6G. Why not leave the 3G for your home stereo device, and choose a 6G for daily use?

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