MacBook Pro 15" (Non-Unibody) Hard Drives (SATA)
Choose your model of MacBook Pro 15" (Non-Unibody):
Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" (Non-Unibody):
1 TB SSD Hybrid 2.5" Hard Drive
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive Hybrid, 5400 RPM / 2.5" wide x 9.5mm tall / 1 TB Unformatted
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.
500 GB SSD Hybrid 2.5" Hard Drive
SATA 6.0 Gb/s interface for Intel Macs / Solid State Drive Hybrid, 5400 RPM / 2.5" wide x 9.5mm tall / 500 GB Unformatted
The MacBook Pro 15" replaced the Aluminum 15" and features Intel support and an integrated iSight camera.
All MacBook Pro 15" Non-Unibody models use PC2-5300 RAM. Two RAM slots means an easy memory upgrade! If storage is an issue, any 9.5mm SATA hard drive will expand your boundaries.
Heat has always been an issue for MacBook Pros. It's possible that a bad thermal sensor or fan will prevent the machine from booting.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's MacBook Pro 15" Non-Unibody repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.