500 GB SSD Hybrid 2.5" Hard Drive

$89.95

Product code: IF107-098

 

500 GB SSD Hybrid 2.5" Hard Drive

$89.95

Product code: IF107-098

Product Overview

Hybrid technology from Seagate combines SSD and traditional hard drive technology to provide SSD speeds from an affordable high capacity hard drive. Adaptive Memory technology keeps the files and file types you access the most ready and available for instant transfer from SSD.

No software or operating system requirements, Adaptive Memory technology is self-contained and works like any SATA drive.

To upgrade a 2010 or later Intel Mac mini you will need a Mac Mini Logic Board Removal Tool in addition to the tools in the kit.

Kit Contents:

Compatibility

  • All MacBooks and MacBook Pros (excluding MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Retina)
  • All Intel Mac minis
  • All Sony PS3 and PS3 Slim consoles
  • All Sony PS4 consoles

Product Details

  • Interface: SATA 6.0 Gb/s
  • Speed: SSD Hybrid, 5400 RPM
  • Dimensions: 2.75" (69.85mm) x 0.27" (7mm)
  • Capacity: 500 GB
  • Cache: 64 MB

$104.95 Upgrade Kit

 

Condition:

New

Notes:

This option contains the drive and kit components. The Lifetime Warranty covers the kit components only.

$89.95 Drive Only

 

Condition:

New

Notes:

Seagate

Model #: ST500LM000

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Replacement Guides

Mac Mini Late 2012

Difficulty: Moderate

Mac Mini Mid 2010

Difficulty: Moderate

Mac Mini Mid 2011

Difficulty: Moderate

Mac mini Model A1176

Difficulty: Moderate

Mac mini Model A1283

Difficulty: Moderate

MacBook Core 2 Duo

Difficulty: Easy

MacBook Core Duo

Difficulty: Easy

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009

Difficulty: Moderate

MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010

Difficulty: Moderate

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009

Difficulty: Moderate

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2010

Difficulty: Moderate

MacBook Pro 17" Unibody

Difficulty: Moderate

MacBook Unibody Model A1278

Difficulty: Easy

MacBook Unibody Model A1342

Difficulty: Moderate

PlayStation 3

Difficulty: Moderate

PlayStation 3 Slim

Difficulty: Moderate

 

Compatibility

Mac mini Intel
1.4 GHz (Dual i5, Late 2014)
2.6 GHz (Dual i5, Late 2014)
2.8 GHz (Dual i5, Late 2014)
3.0 GHz (Dual i7, Late 2014)
Mac Mini Late 2012
2.3 GHz (Quad i7, Late 2012)
2.5 GHz (Dual i5, Late 2012)
2.6 GHz (Quad i7, Late 2012)
Mac Mini Mid 2011
2 GHz (Quad i7, Mid 2011)
2.3 GHz (Dual i5, Mid 2011)
2.5 GHz (Dual i5, Mid 2011)
2.7 GHz (Dual i7, Mid 2011)
Mac mini Model A1176
1.5 GHz (Core Solo, A1176)
1.66 GHz (Core Duo, Early 2006)
1.66 GHz (Core Duo, Late 2006)
1.83 GHz (Core 2 Duo, Mid 2007)
1.83 GHz (Core Duo, Late 2006)
2 GHz (Core 2 Duo, A1176)
Mac mini Model A1283
2 GHz (Core 2 Duo, A1283)
2.26 GHz (A1283)
2.53 GHz (A1283)
2.66 GHz (A1283)
Mac mini Model A1347
2.4 GHz (Core 2 Duo, Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Core 2 Duo, Mid 2010)
MacBook Core 2 Duo
1.83 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
2 GHz (C2D, Late 2006)
2 GHz (C2D, Mid 2007)
2 GHz (Early 2009)
2 GHz (Santa Rosa)
2.1 GHz (Penryn)
2.13 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.16 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
2.2 GHz (Santa Rosa)
2.4 GHz (Penryn)
MacBook Core Duo
1.83 GHz (Core Duo)
2 GHz (Core Duo)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Early 2011
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
2.7 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Late 2011
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.8 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2009
2.26 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.53 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2010
2.4 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
MacBook Pro 13" Unibody Mid 2012
2.5 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.9 GHz (Mid 2012)
MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211
2.16 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
2.33 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Models A1226 and A1260
2.2 GHz (Santa Rosa)
2.4 GHz (Penryn)
2.4 GHz (Santa Rosa)
2.5 GHz (Penryn)
2.6 GHz (Penryn)
2.6 GHz (Santa Rosa)
MacBook Pro 15" Core Duo Model A1150
1.83 GHz (Core Duo)
2 GHz (Core Duo)
2.16 GHz (Core Duo)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody 2.53 GHz Mid 2009
2.53 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011
2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 and Early 2009
2.4 GHz (Late 2008)
2.53 GHz (Late 2008)
2.66 GHz (Early 2009)
2.8 GHz (Late 2008)
2.93 GHz (Early 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2011
2.2 GHz (Late 2011)
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.5 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2009
2.66 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2009)
3.06 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2010
2.4 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.53 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2010)
MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2012
2.3 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.6 GHz (Mid 2012)
2.7 GHz (Mid 2012)
MacBook Pro 17" Models A1151 A1212 A1229 and A1261
2.16 GHz (Core Duo)
2.33 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
2.4 GHz (Santa Rosa)
2.5 GHz (Penryn)
2.6 GHz (Penryn)
2.6 GHz (Santa Rosa)
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody
2.53 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Early 2009)
2.66 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2009)
2.8 GHz (Mid 2010)
2.93 GHz (Early 2009)
3.06 GHz (Mid 2009)
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody Early 2011
2.2 GHz (Early 2011)
2.3 GHz (Early 2011)
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody Late 2011
2.4 GHz (Late 2011)
2.5 GHz (Late 2011)
MacBook Unibody Model A1278
2 GHz (A1278)
2.4 GHz (A1278)
MacBook Unibody Model A1342
2.26 GHz (A1342)
2.4 GHz (A1342)
PlayStation 3
CECHA
CECHB
CECHC
CECHE
CECHG
CECHH
CECHJ
CECHK
CECHL
CECHM
CECHP
CECHQ
PlayStation 3 Slim
CECH-20xx
CECH-21xx
CECH-25xx
Playstation 4
CUH-10XXA
CUH-11XXA
 

Stories

My Problem

After about five years as my main system, my Macbook Pro was grinding and beachballing and taking hours to do five minute tasks. I'd also lost use of the disk drive. The shops all wrote it off as "cheaper to buy a new one", but I was pretty sure they were wrong.

My Fix

It was honestly pretty uneventful! The instructions were thorough, the kits were complete. It took about half an hour. The longest part was waiting for my files to transfer from my external drive.

My Advice

Worth it - do it!

My Problem

The computer was incredibly slow and was running out of free space.

My Fix

The repair was quite simple and intuitive. According to the comments, I didn't disconnect all the wires and the repair was still really easy.

My Advice

You can add thin pieces of foam to reduce HD vibrations.

My Problem

-computer would not boot, -hard disk was invisible

My Fix

-much better than I hoped

My Advice

-perseverance furthers

My Problem

My mac is perfect for what I use it for, want it to last longer so I figure replace the hard drive as my mac is 6 years old

My Fix

The mechanical part was easy, especially with the available guides.

My Advice

Use the proper tool for the job, whats great is ifixit has kits that come with tools

My Problem

I wanted to replace a hard drive to keep a late 2008 MacBook going. While at it, I increased ram from 2 to 4 GB.

My Fix

Extremely well. The most difficult part was setting up a Yosemite bootable thumb drive. Hardware removal/installation was simple because the IFixit guides were so clear. Repair took about 6 hours because of the need for a bootable source.

My Advice

Start by making sure that you have a reliable source for booting once your repairs are made.

My Problem

I wanted to replace a hard drive to keep a late 2008 MacBook going. While at it, I increased ram from 2 to 4 GB.

My Fix

Extremely well. The most difficult part was setting up a Yosemite bootable thumb drive. Hardware removal/installation was simple because the IFixit guides were so clear. Repair took about 6 hours because of the need for a bootable source.

My Advice

Start by making sure that you have a reliable source for booting once your repairs are made.

My Problem

Macbook becoming really slow and just freezing. Also running hotter than normal. Did all the recommended resets and tried 3 times to get Time machine to back-up hard drive but it could never save more thasn 24 percent before failing.

My Fix

The installation of the new Hybrid hard drive went pretty well, formatted hard drive and installed Snow Leopard from disc and applied all updates, up and running no problems. Installed Mountain Lion and all updates and then updated to Yosemite. Wow what an improvement over Mountain Lion. Runs better than ever.

My Advice

Hybrid drives are the way to go if you don't have the money for a SSD

My Problem

Dropped my macbook and hard drive went out of business.

My Fix

Super easy. The replacement hard drive, the accompanying tools, and guide made the repair a piece of cake.

My Advice

Just get the replacement hard drive and tools. Much cheaper than taking it to the Apple store or buying a new computer.

My Problem

Dropped my iPhone and the back glass panel shattered. Instead of cutting myself with the glass shards when handling the phone, I decided to fix it.

My Fix

Repair was really easy. Kit provided necessary tools and screws to replace the back panel. Took like 5 minutes to replace.

My Advice

Great kit. Made the repair really easy and super cheap!

My Problem

My wife got the dreaded gray screen and her Macbook Pro wouldn't boot. I figured it must be the hard drive so I while doing some research online I diagnosed the issue using the ifixit.com answers section. I then read they sell repair kits so I thought I would give it a shot based on the success from previous users.

My Fix

Actual HD replacement was very easy. The iFixit bit drive kit was amazing and a great value. The instructions were very clear and easy to follow. I had a more difficulty reinstalling the OS since my wife, of course, didn't keep her recovery discs. Luckily, I have a Macbook Air and was able to download Mountain Lion from the App store and created a bootable USB drive to reinstall OS X on her laptop. We have time capsule so using Migration Assistant to get back all of her data was a breeze.

My Advice

If you own a Mac you should use Time Capsule or Time Machine to backup your data. If you store data on your laptop that you want to keep you must back it up otherwise it is just a matter of time before the HD fails. The applies to PC or Mac. Online backup systems are okay if it is less the 50GB. Anything over that and it will take you more then a month to redownload it on your restored device or your ISP will throttle your connection for excessive data consumption.