Mid 2010 Model A1278 / 2.4 or 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Is Seagate Momentus XT compatible with my MBP?

MacBook Pro 13 2522 Unibody Mid 2010


I bought the hdd Momentus XT 750gb, hybrid drive, put it into external drive case (USB), formated it, created one partition, used carbon copy cloner to create a clone from the original hdd. Then restarted MBP by using external drive for booting as a test. All worked fine, but after replacing old hdd with the clone, MBP couldn't detect the new hdd/clone, i.e a folder image with questionmark inside was shown on the display. Do you have any idea how t fix it? There was one hint from apple forum to replace the SATA cable. What do you recomend?

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Check your 2522 number.

Your new hard drive is probably to fast, it's 6 GB.

The original drive was a 3GB.

Here's how to set it by using he jumpers: http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en...

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BTW: I installed a 500GB Seagate XT into a 2012 MBP today with no issues.


Than you. I'll try it and let you knwo if it worked


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