Is this a good hard drive to gift a friend?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by iphone1105, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. iphone1105 macrumors 68020


    Oct 8, 2009
    Its a friends birthday. He has wanted more storage for a while on his Macbook(Early 09). Is this a good hard drive to get him you all think? 500GB Seagate Momentus 7200RPM Also I am versed and swapping HD's but he isn't. If I set him up with all the tools needed and a copy of Carbon Copy Cloner, think he could pull it off himself? Or should I install the gift for him as well?

    Thanks all
  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
  3. Prodo123 macrumors 68020


    Nov 18, 2010
    I recommend Seagate Momentus XT W/OUT AN ENCLOSURE. It'll say "bare drive" in most cases. If he wants more storage, then go with Scorpio Black or even a VelociRaptor. <---GO THERE.

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