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Old Mar 27th, 2013, 08:07 PM   #11
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Hmmm... doesn't look those XTs are around. Have they been discontinued? Or are about to be? They seem to be pushing these new ones : ST1000LM014. 5400 hybrid.
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Old Mar 28th, 2013, 12:56 AM   #12
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There may be some sellers with stock of the XTs, but it seems that they have been discontinued.

Seagate launches new hybrid hard drive that closes the SSD gap, drops Momentus XT brand | ExtremeTech
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Seagate has switched to 5400rpm hard drive mechanisms and renamed their hybrids SSHDs. There's a 500GB, 7mm and a 1TB, 9.5mm version. The 750 GB, 7200 rpm XT is still in stock in some places.

A fusion drive requires a model that is running Mountain Lion and has room for two hard drives. With a C2D MacBook(Pro) you'd have to do the math to decide whether it's worth it to buy the two drives plus the kit to convert the optical drive bay to accommodate your HD or SSD, and the time/$ to do the surgery.
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A 5400 1 TB will give about the same performance as 7200 750 and with a hybrid setup that's a good thing.

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Lots of good deals on Retinas, previous high end MacPros and current MacPro 6 core bundles in stock. [email protected]
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