Model A1311 / Mid 2010 / 3.06 & 3.2 GHz Core i3 or 3.6 GHz Core i5 Processor

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New Hard Disk, 4GB?

Hello everyone,

I was facing some troubles with my hard disk, so I bought a new HD (HD Seagate 2TB Sata 6GB/s - Barracuda Lp), it's 3,5', Sata, so everything seems good.

But today I removed the old Hard Disk and put the new, at this time my troubles came back... After the installation I simple boot my iMac (I've an OS on external drive) and when it boot, it alerts me about a disk (that need to be formated), when I open the Disk Utility I see this (http://pix.am/rZQ5/), anyone knows If I was dweeb on installation or it's a compatible issue?

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Additionally you will have to format your new HD in order to use it...

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It's a Disk Utility shot (from bottom)

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If I try to format the new HD, it's failling, saying "Couldn't open device"

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This machine requires an Apple drive with priority hard drive heat sensor or the fans will run away. It also needs special temperature sensor cables.

Here's what will work:

661-5516, 3.5" 7200 SATA 500 GB

661-5517 1 TB

661-5518 2 TB

The cables are:

922-9215 Hitachi

922-9216 Seagate

922-9622 Western Digital

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So are you saying me that (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Seagate-Barracud...) hard disk, never gonna run correctly on my iMac?

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You can check with Seagate to see which of their drives will run correctly on your iMac.

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Grateful.

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