Mid 2006 / model number A1181 / black or white case / 1.83 or 2.0 GHz Intel Core Duo processor.

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Replace optical drive with hard disk

First hello and thank you for all your work.

Excuse my language, i‘m french.

My question: is it possible to replace the optical drive with a hard disk?

I have a mid 2006 Core Duo MacBook

Thanks!

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French: Je ne le recommande pas. Le lecteur optique MacBook utilise une interface PATA qui est assez lent.

Une meilleure solution serait de remplacer votre disque dur avec une plus grande (et plus rapide) entraînement hybride SSHD.

Je recommande ce disque: Seagate Laptop SSHD. Suivez ce guide iFixit: MacBook Core Duo Hard Drive Replacement.

English: I don't recommend it. The MacBook Optical drive uses a PATA interface which is quite slow.

A better solution would be to replace your HD with a bigger (and faster) SSHD hybrid drive.

I would recommend this drive: Seagate Laptop SSHD. Follow this IFIXIT guide: MacBook Core Duo Hard Drive Replacement.

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