What brand/model is the stock 5400RPM drive?

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  1. DesmoPilot macrumors 65816

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    Just wondering what brand/model the 5400RPM drive that apple's using these days.
     
  2. Ralzy macrumors member

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    13'' had a hitachi and the 15'' had a seagate. I had the two base models.
     
  3. saxman macrumors 6502

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    In my stock 13" 2.4 is a Seagate Momentus Model: ST9250315ASG
     
  4. alust2013 macrumors 601

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    I believe it is a Hitachi, probably the basic model, although for some reason mine has a Fujitsu drive that came with it.

    EDIT: Ha, it appears that there really isn't a whole lot of consistency
     
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    Both of my i7 15" machines came with a Hitachi 5K500-B.
     
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    My 15" i5 (2.4Ghz) came with a 320GB Hitachi.
     
  11. neteng101 macrumors 65816

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    Looking around the Apple store I noticed all the drives coming up at SATA 1.5 not 3.0 speeds.
     
  12. DesmoPilot thread starter macrumors 65816

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    It's the controller in these MBPs; it supplies the speed needed by the device.
     
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    that
     
  15. kgeier82 macrumors 65816

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    Apparently, from what I read, this is an "Apple Stock HD" thing.

    They are ppurely capable of SATA300
     
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    Same one in my 13" 2.4, too.
     
  18. RossMc macrumors 65816

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    My 15" i5 came with a 320GB Toshiba MK3255GSXF
     
  19. DesmoPilot thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Thanks for the replies; debating what HD to replace the stock 5400 with (already have a enclosure coming to slap the stock HD in). Right now I'm leaning towards the WD Scorpio Blue 5400/500GB or the WD Scorpio Black 7200/320GB.
     
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    The Scorpio Black is noticeably noisy :) I upgraded my stock HDD with a Hitachi TravelStar 500GB 7200rpm and very happy with it.
     
  21. tekmoe macrumors 68000

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    I upgraded to a Hitachi Travelstar 320gb 7200rpm drive. I converted the stock drive to a Time Machine backup.
     

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