Can I change the internal hard drive of my 24″ iMac?

Jack Waddington July 17, 2010
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I saw this item: Seagate 7200.11 ST31500341AS Barracuda Hard Drive – 1.5TB, 7200RPM, 32MB Cache, SATA-3G (OEM) selling for $79.99. Is it possible to exchange the current 500MB drive with this unit?

  1. Oron Joffe
    July 19, 2010 at 9:32 am

    Alternatively, get an external enclosure and use this as a second drive!

    • Aibek
      July 20, 2010 at 8:53 am

      that's what I did :-)

  2. Anonymous
    July 18, 2010 at 11:38 am

    It's not the easiest of processes, and if your iMac is still under warranty, it might be voided. But here go the steps:
    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=350120

    • Jackew
      July 19, 2010 at 5:25 am

      Thanks a million, this is just what I needed.

      Jack

      • Anonymous
        July 19, 2010 at 6:22 pm

        You're welcome!