Will this HDD work in my MacBook Pro?

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  1. gojohnnyboi

    gojohnnyboi Well-Known Member

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    I found this Hitachi 7200rpm 320GB HDD here: http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Hitachi/0A57547/

    I'm not a very good hardware guy, and I was wondering if anyone could tell me if this will work in my MacBook Pro.

    Specs:
    MacBook5,5
    13.3 inch display
    HDD: 160GB 5400rpm

    (It's the latest release of the MacBook Pro unibody, 13 inch)
  2. Nburnes

    Nburnes Well-Known Member

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    I believe that any 2.5 inch Serial ATA will work fine.
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    Duykur Banned

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    You are correct
  4. gojohnnyboi

    gojohnnyboi Well-Known Member

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    Awesome! This is great! As for installation, is it very hard to install something like this? I've installed additional RAM and such before, but nothing major. This is definitely something you would not want to mess up when doing.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3Ve01UFuSA Doesn't look to bad
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    it's just like installing ram
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    gojohnnyboi Well-Known Member

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    Your new drive will decrease battery life, i would recommend getting a 5400rpm drive, it'll cost less and you'll still have good battery life.
  10. gojohnnyboi

    gojohnnyboi Well-Known Member

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    Says it requires little to no more power than a 5400 drive. And, unless it drastically reduces the life, which I highly doubt, I don't mind.

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