which hard drive do I need?
The hard drive on my IMac 17 crashed. I have no idea what to replace it with. any thouhgts?
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What you'll need to watch for is if the drive is backward compatible to SATA I (1.5 Gb/s). Drives today are rated at SATA III (6.0 Gb/s). Some are backward compatible to just SATA II (3.0 Gb/s).
It takes a 3.5" SATA drive.
Here's how to do it: iMac Intel 17" Hard Drive Replacement
Here's a drive iFixit has: 1 TB 7200 RPM 3.5" Hard Drive
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