What drive inside Western Digital Passport 250GB?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by georgeoommen, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. georgeoommen macrumors regular

    Apr 12, 2007
    I'm in the market for a portable external hard drive as well as a new HDD for my MacbookPro. So I was looking at the 250GB Western Digital Passport for the external and then a thought struck me. Would it be possible to buy the 250GB Western Digital, crack it open, take out the hard drive and put that in my MBP. Then take the drive currently in my MBP and put it back in the WD Passport casing.

    Does anyone know what type of drive comes with the WD Passport 250GB's?? Will my plan work or am I just dreaming??
  2. spacepower7 macrumors 68000

    May 6, 2004
    The WD 250GB Passport comes with a SATA drive. I took mine out of the case and put it in my Macbook, and put the Macbook 120GB drive into the external USB case. Everything works great.
  3. georgeoommen thread starter macrumors regular

    Apr 12, 2007
    thanks spacepower.... thats great news...
    do you know if the drives are the same ones as teh WD Scorpio ones?

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