How large an HDD can I install?
I need to replace the HDD in a friend's iMac and need to know how large a drive it will take. It's an intel Core 2 duo 1.83 and the current hdd is a 7200 160 GB unit. The repair place she took it to said she can only add a 250GB unit and wants several $100 to do so. Can a larger (more easily found!)drive fit w/ out special formatting?
Also, can I format the drive w/ Leopard from my MacBook core 2 beforehand to save time before bringing the drive to her for install? Otherwise, approx how long will cloning the drive take assuming it's pretty full? We're pressed for time since one of the two of us has to be at our mutual place of work at all times during business hours.
Is this a good question?