suggestions for new HD?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mdwsta4, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. mdwsta4 macrumors 65816

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    i bought a MBP in september with a 120gb hard drive (compared to 60gb in my old ibook). i thought that'd do me just fine since i already have an external hard drive where i back things up and store my RAW camera files. in hindsight, i think i should have opted for the 160gb hard drive.
    but apparently the hard drives are a lot easier to replace on newer models compared to the old ibooks. so i was thinking of upgrading to a 200gb or so drive. any suggestions? i would prefer something that's fast, reliable, and i guess as cool running as possible (MBP gets hot enough as is!).

    any suggestions? reasons for not doing it?

    i found these two on new egg:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152094

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822149059


    i don't run parallels, play games, or anything like that. just edit photos, use email, word processing/presentations, surf the net, stuff like that.

    thanks!
     
  2. Shannighan macrumors 6502a

    Shannighan

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    Buffalo, NY
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    best buy has a western digital my book home edition 500gb on sale this week for $140
    or a my book essential for $120 (home ed. adds eSATA, that’s 3 gbps!)

    this sale is also available on the western digital website.


    ooh, i didnt click the links so i didint know that you wanted internal not external.
     

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