Model A1238 / 80, 120, or 160 GB hard drive / black or silver metal front

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Can you replace an 80GB hard drive with a 160 GB?

Since, for an ipod classic 80GB, it appears that no replacement 80GB hard drive is available, can you install a 160GB hard drive in place of a broken 80GB?

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If it's a Toshiba Hard Drive then yes!

Here's a compatibility chart!

http://www.rapidrepair.com/phpbb/downloa...

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Thanks for the lead. Further research has confirmed that a Toshiba 120GB or 160GB can replace the 80GB drive in an ipod classic. Prices vary from 50 to over 200 dollars...

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My pleasure! Keep shopping around - look on Craigslist for an old iPod classic with more GBs and use that drive! Bit more of a process but repair what you can whenever you can :)

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