Life of mac portable hard drives

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by mac'in'toss'ed, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. mac'in'toss'ed macrumors member

    Jan 27, 2008
    What is the life expectancy of hard drives given on mac portables given normal usage?? How long in usage is replacement required??
  2. JSchwage macrumors 6502a


    May 5, 2006
    Rochester, NY
    I tend to think hard drives in Macs last longer due to the lack of files getting fragmented. But I could be completely wrong.
  3. mac'in'toss'ed thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 27, 2008
    would it mean that a 4 year old ibookG4 is sill good with the hard drive???

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