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

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Came with Seagate Hard Drive, find 2TB replacement?

My Mid 2010 i3 3.2GB 21.5" iMac has a 1TB Seagate ST31000528AS. I have to replace HDD's with the same manufacturer for the thermal sensor, right?

Where can I find a Seagate 2TB HDD that I can swap out with the original?

Thanks in advance.

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Yes you are correct this does need same manufacturer. I believe also it must be of the same series, which means you are going to want to find a drive to the tune of ST32######AS. I saw a few for reasonable prices on Newegg. I believe this is what you are looking for.

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If you are having problems with your current hard drive it is still under warranty by Seagate.


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Thank you for the reply, that explains what I need to know.

Nothing wrong with the current HDD, just need more space.

I'll pop over to Newegg and check it out.


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