Out w/ 60Gb hdd, put in 160 hdd! W00T!

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Mpulsive81, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. Mpulsive81 macrumors 6502

    Jun 7, 2006
    McKinney, TX
    Well after losing all my data to a hdd failure, i replaced the factory hdd with a 7200 RPM Seagate 160Gb hdd. Lesson learned...back your stuff up!

    Now i've gotta think of what to put on there.

    It runs faster (i think) but I've definitely noticed a decrease in battery life. It's well within a reasonable range and it may have to do with keeping the wifi on 100% of the time, but it seems like i'm recharging it more than i did with the 5400 factory hdd in there. One thing's for sure...

    Speed > battery life :D
  2. Kleivonen macrumors member

    Jun 3, 2008
    I have a factory 80gb HDD, and I'm thinking of getting either the 320gb 5400, or the 160gb 7200.

    I'm leaning towards the 320gb though, because of the space and battery life.

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