Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS iMac 2009 i7

Discussion in 'iMac' started by tsmiller, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. tsmiller macrumors member

    Mar 13, 2009

    Anyone have success upgrading their 2009 i7 iMac with this Seagate 2TB HDD?

    I'm concerned with the fan issue. I would prefer not shorting the temp sensor.

    Many thanks.
  2. flipster macrumors 6502a

    Mar 14, 2010
    If I was you I wouldnt get seagate hard drives. There known to be noisy. I have a seagate hard drive that im going to get replaced on friday because of the noise.
  3. tsmiller thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 13, 2009
    I'm not too concerned about the noise. I replaced my optical drive with an Intel SSD. I'm using the HHD only for my iTunes media and virtual machines.
  4. rworne macrumors 6502

    Jul 23, 2002
    The 1TB Seagate in my mid-2010 is dead silent - I can't hear it at all and it's right in front of me. I wish I could say the same about the one in my 1TB TimeCapsule (1st model), I can hear that one spin up across the room.

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