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  1. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    This will apply to a very small number of 2013 27" iMac owners.... Here's the link to Apple's Support Page, where you can enter your Serial # to confirm eligibility: https://www.apple.com/support/imac-harddrive-3tb/ Apple offering free replacement 3TB hard drives in 27-inch iMacs Apple has...
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    About to install this 500G SSD in the next few days and will be partitioning the drive -1st time EVAR. I need 2 partitions for sure but wondering if the 3 might make sense. 1. I used to play around w/ music software, so I wanted to create a partition for that alone. prob like 250-300G 2...
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    ... so it seems. The WD Black2 was a great drive on paper. They've updated firmware + added some instructions for the install - as complicated a they seem. Still in the $230+ range.
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    So when this dream of a HD came out, it was priced at this jaw dropping $300+ : for a 120G SSD w/ 1TB data drive, all in one. But I didn't think it would fly as I thought it was grossly overpriced - and so did most tech blogs. FFWD some months now, and I just saw it @ $179. Fair deal. So I...
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    Gen2 4Bay Drobo, USB2.0 and Firewire 800 SOLD for $150 $200 or trade towards recent Mac Mini. Drobos are considered one of the best ways to keep your data safe. It automatically duplicates your data to protect against a single hard drive failure, and will expand your storage size on the fly...
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    Ok. I'm finally going to get around to tossing the optical drive out of this 17" MBP. Are there any stores that sell the hard drive bays/caddies for this procedure? or this a mandatory online purchase? either way, recommendations? Tons online and quite confusing in fact. My current bootable...
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    I know, I know... this has been beat to the ground, but I'm looking for testimoninals re: the 2nd wave of the units. I know the 500G was problematic, which kept me from touching them when they 1st came out. But now that they're being phased out, I'm looking around to see if there are any about...
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    Sealed Western Digital 1TB Passport Studio (FW800 + USB 2.0) - ** SOLD ** Selling a sealed 1TB Passport Studio w/ FW800 and USB 2. This unit is a sealed refurb, received direct from WD. Includes the drive (sealed in original bag), and FW800 and USB cables, which are loose. This does not come...
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    SOLD - Western Digital Caviar Green, 1TB, 3.5" SATA Hard Drive *** SOLD *** Please remove ad. Model WD10EARS 64MB Cache SATA II 3.0Gb/s Variable rotation speeds, 7200-5400 RPM. See Spec Sheet. From Western Digital web site: “The [W.D. Green line] features lower power consumption and lower...
  10. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    Looking to have a back-up drive for my RAID 5 file server. 2GB. It will do regular back-ups of my photo archive that I value (I am a photographer). Looking for a really reliable drive/enclosure. Any suggestions on the most durable unit? I've had so many HD crap on me and enclosures which stop...
  11. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    Hi! I have a 2009 Macbook Pro 2.53 GHz, Intel Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM running Lion. When I play shows that I have downloaded, Quicktime takes a long time to load them, and freezes. It gives me the "Beach ball" for a long time. Sometimes the sounds comes back, but the video is...
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    WD My Book Studio II 2TB RAID - **SOLD** This is a 1.5 year old external 2TB western digital my book RAID. It has FireWire 400 & 800, USB 2.0 & eSATA connectors. Works great and is in good condition (1 minor scratch). Drop off available in the KW area.
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    So thanks to milhaus here at ehmac, I've got my hands on a brand new 120GB OWC SSD and have just installed it. Thought I would share some benchmarks, before and after. Before (320GB 4200rpm): Seq Read Avg = 45.87 Seq Write Avg = 45.7 Ran Read Avg = 12.17 Ran Write Avg = 15.66 OWC SSD (120GB...
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    Hello all, I have a quick question regarding the imminent purchase of the new 13" MBP. I am going to spring for the 2.7 i7 and will have it configured to the stock specs. I recently purchased a new 7200rpm 500Gb Seagate for my current 13" MBP and am wondering if I should swap out the drives...
  15. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    I have a Macbook pro Core 2 Duo. The 2nd generation Macbook pro. I am trying to install a 640GB Western Digital Scorpio Blue hard drive. I have formatted the new drive to Mac OS Extended (Journaled) with the GUID table though an external USB enclosure. I have installed OSX from the CD's onto...
  16. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    Hey guys. I'm using my iPhone to write this post. My mac froze so I did a restart by holding the power buttton. During the start up I heard the HD tick, and saw the question mark folder. I powered it down again and tapped the HD area and now it's working. I'm ganna backup my HD now, and get a...
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    used for about 6 months, acting as a PVR for my Bell receiver. canceled Bell, so don't need the drive. comes packed in the original box, with all the cords... $50 or best offer and it's yours. details can be found here: http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...691&cid=HD.342 # Maxtor OneTouch...
  18. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    I'm trading up my plastic macbook for a 13" MBP. Instead of cloning my existing drive, will it work fine if i just take it out and put it into the MBP? Thanks.
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    Hey guys. I know this product isn't a Apple related product however I am using my Mac to access the external drive connected to the router. This router is the WRT350N Storage Link; and has a USB port for the router. Does anyone know how I can access the external drive? Do I need to go to; GO...
  20. Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod Help & Troubleshooting
    Hey guys. I have an airport express and on it i have conencted my WD external drive and I was wondering how can I access it on a network? Where would I need to go to set that up? Thanks.
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