For you MacBook users out there, here’s a deal on the biggest possible hard drive you can cram into that thing at the lowest price.  From the Toys section: trimmed its price on the Samsung Spinpoint M6 2.5" 500GB Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s Notebook Hard Drive, model no. HM500LI, to $94.99 plus free shipping ($0.19/GB). That’s $5 under our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we’ve seen. This 5400 rpm drive features an 8MB cache.

Also available is the Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Notebook Hard Drive, model no. ST9500325AS, for $99.99 with free shipping ($0.20/GB).

Amazon has the Western Digital 500GB Scorpio Blue 2.5 SATA II Laptop Hard Drive for $109 or less with free shipping.  The WD drive gets the highest ratings of the three.  Is the $15 worth it?  

The hard drive swapout procedure in MacBooks (new and old) and the new unibody MacBook Pros is very easy.  But you may also want to invest in a  $39 USB SATA dock to help with the transition if you don’t already have external storage.


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