When replacing the hard drive can I upgrade the capacity and RPM?
I have a Macbook which has a kaput hard drive, I am looking to replace it, but was wondering if i could upgrade it with a larger hard drive and/or one with more RPM?
My HDD is 2.5 inch 5400RPM
I've heard Western Digital or Seagate are the companies to go for.
Yes you can, as long as the new hard drive is a standard 2.5" SATA drive then you can upgrade the capacity and the rpm. If you want large and fast then you should get a 750GB 7200 rpm hard drive. You are right, those companies are among the top brands. A good place to look for hard drive is OWC. A link to a list of compatible 7200 RPM hard drives can be found here:
and 5400 RPM here:
and a wide variety can be found here:
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