MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2009 Hard Drives (SATA)
Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2009:
500 GB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
Replacement or upgrade hard drive compatible with all MacBooks, MacBook Pros, Intel Mac minis, and Sony PS3 and PS3 Slim game consoles. SATA interface for Intel Macs / 2....
1 TB 5400 RPM 2.5" Hard Drive
Replace or upgrade the hard drive in your compatible MacBook, MacBook Pro, Intel Mac mini, and Sony PS3/PS3 Slim/PS4 game consoles.
A quiet processor speed bump and max RAM increase (to 8 GB) characterizes this version of MacBook Pro 15" Unibody.
The most common repairs with the Unibody Early 2009 model 15 inch MacBook Pro laptops are replacing a dead battery or upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MBP 15" Unibody Early 2009 can use two 4 GB RAM chips for a total of 8 GB to maximize the performance of this notebook.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's MacBook Pro 15" Unibody repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.