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Going To Sell My 500g Passport To Upgrade


Maybe someone else can leave a comment with some ideas?!?! Many thanks!I have done the upgrade to a 500Gb Western Digital Passport Essential Drive (WD5000BEVT) for USD163. And after all, the Xbox One internal drive is 5400 RPM too, so the performance will at least match it.You can also opt for a lager capacity drive. anonymous, I'm glad it worked for you. his comment is here

I only ask because I used to work at an Apple Store and I saw a bunch of people come in trying to do a RAM install and they ended up So I returned the simpletech for a FireWire capable 320 gb iomega which was 20 cheaper and I can reuse the old hd for backing up music and other documents. Click "OK" and then "Apply".Step 3 - Use SuperDuper! Even if you delete the partition it's not hard for a technically savvy thief to recover it.

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  1. Google: "replace drive macbook pro"You will find several guides.It is nowhere near as easy to replace a MacBook Pro drive as it is to replace the drive in a MacBook.
  2. Click on the "Options..." button and choose the "GUID Partition Table".
  3. Windows 7: Going to sell my 500g Passport to upgrade, how many times to Format?
  4. Data Storage Formatted Capacity: 500 GB.
  5. I followed this to the letter and now have a 500Gb upgrade and an 80Gb spare HDD.
  6. If you happen to have a drive recovery program, you could use it to test the drive after formatting, to see if it could recover any files.
  7. Otherwise, if you want everything indexed, just leave your computer on and let SL do its thing until everything is indexed.
  8. i've got one nice 2,"5 fw enclosure from omega already, does anyone have an idea if it's possible to put that 500gb drive used in this article (usb) drive into a
  9. But for those laptops that doesn't have a secondary storage option, an external HDD like the WD My Passport Pro or My Passport Ultra would be a partner for the SSD.
  10. Hey Tim,great post, thank you very much!I guess WD wil have a good quarter now.

October 24, 2008 at 4:11 AM Tim Molter said... I wrote earlier about the WD passport making clicking noises. I've got the MBP though. 1tb Hard Drive November 19, 2008 at 7:08 AM Andy Roney said...

Thanks for posting this. Wd My Passport Ultra Available in 5 colors with a matching flat, colored USB cable. 3-year limited warranty We back up our reliability with a 3-year limited warranty. Pretty much the only 2.5" made are external-otherwise if I can find an internal w/2.5" and my desired size it should be fine right?The WD looks like the easiest to open https://www.amazon.com/500GB-Black-Passport-Portable-External/dp/B00W8XXRKW MUCH APPRECIATED!

This computer doesn't have a TPM chip, so I saved the recovery key and startup file on a 4-GB USB stick (NTFS... How Many Gb In A Tb You may or may not install games on the overflow drive. Sorry, we failed to record your vote. thanks tim.

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Got the Apple logo and nothing else.I put the original drive back in and it worked, so that showed me that I didn't ruin anything inside the Macbook. http://thebestlaptops.net/upgrade-your-5400rpm-hard-drive-laptop/ Read more My Passport Ultra My Passport Ultra Metal Edition Capacity Up to 4 TB Up to 4 TB Ideal for Secure on-the-go backup and storage. 2tb External Hard Drive Thank you for your feedback. 1tb External Hard Drive Worked like a charm, though the disassembly was a little difficult.

If you could take a picture of that, I'll post a warning on this article. The point of touching the ground with your finger, which I recommended in the article, is to ground your body (make your electrical potential 0 Volts). It would be wise to take proper precautions for ESD, and $30 is cheap insurance. :)christopher from NJ, too bad your mom took away the camera, would have liked to see November 9, 2008 at 10:35 PM polwee said... 2tb Hard Drive

Product Information Technical Details Collapse all Summary : Screen Size, Screen Resolution, Graphics Coprocessor, Graphics Card RAM Hard Drive 500 GB Portable Number of USB 3.0 Ports 1 Other Technical Details Thank you for the great post.My MBP has a Travelstar drive with some sort of accelerometer or shock protection (not electrical).Did you take this into account when you replaced your drive? In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. I guess this means that when my 500GB HD fills up to ~250GB, weird stuff will occur and my HD will possibly be corrupted and un-useable.

The Apple Store employee tells me that with the new Macbooks & Macbook Pros, the hard drive is even easier to swap out and replace! 500gb Ssd I ended up getting a Western Digital My Passport Essential because the price was right and I figured I could disassemble the enclosure pretty easily. What is the max capacity you can install, is it only 500GB?Can you purchase a HD that isn't an external one, that may be possibly around 1TB?

I have experienced no conceivable difference in HDs except for the 500GB one has a lot more space.Zack, sorry, I'm not sure, but the WD 500GB is down to $115 on

Gabe, The important specs that the HD must have in order to fit into the MacBook is that it must be a 2.5 inch form factor and have SATA interface. Usually attaching it to a heavy piece of furniture is all it takes. Try Googling for some instructions to completely delete data on a HD. Seagate Thank you very much for the very detailed description.K December 4, 2008 at 7:48 AM Waleed said...

For the Western Digital My Passport Essential, you need to insert your fingernail or a knife between the top an bottom faces and the long side and pop the pieces apart any thoughts? Sorry it didn't work out for you. YOU don't need to partition the HD to run Boot Camp.

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zero and Christopher Johnson, I'm glad it worked for you. Fingers crossed. Reply Peter Paul says: November 15, 2016 at 12:54 am I think you should research more on what is actually being loaded on the RAM Reply George D says: August 15, Yes, in the picture, the drive is a 320GB Western Digital Drive, but it's just for illustration.

New factory sealed.