Macbook Pro HD Replacement

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by juzzam, Mar 26, 2010.

  1. juzzam macrumors newbie

    Mar 26, 2010
    I recently ordered a 13" MBP with 250GB HD, this is nowhere near enough so I am planning on changing it instantly. What is the best/most reliable HD available 640GB or more? Sorry I have no idea what I am looking for.
    Also, will it significantly decrease battery life or boost the noise?
    Thanks in advance and sorry if it has been asked before, but the PC I am currently using won't work with the search engine for some reason :confused:
  2. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    Lots of threads
    Lots of personal opinions

    I personally recommend the Western Digitals
    Others will have their favorites as well, based on their experiences
  3. Hellhammer Moderator


    Staff Member

    Dec 10, 2008
    1TB is the biggest available for MBP. It's quite pricey but if you need a lot storage, it's your best choice. It's 5400rpm drive so battery life and noise level will remain the same.

    EDIT: Second MacDawg, WD makes very decent HDs and the 1TB I linked is WD
  4. juzzam thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 26, 2010
    So the 1TB will definitely fit in one of the newest 13" MBPs?
    Anyone know where it's available in the UK?

    EDIT: Found it here reasonably priced: (I can claim VAT back) just want to be sure this is the same one.
  5. juzzam thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 26, 2010
    One last question (sorry), do I need any special tools at any point during the HD replacement?

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