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21.5" iMac Hard Drive Compatibility

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I am going to be purchasing a new iMac 21.5" at the end of May 2012. I have a few questions before I make this purchase and would love any input and suggestions.

Question one: Is the end of May a good time to buy? Mac Rumors says to wait, but has anyone else heard differently?

Question two: I recently purchased a new Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache (WD1002FAEX)  hoping that would fix a boot issue with my iMac G5. It turns out the G5 is just tired and has given up the ghost.I want to take this drive and have it installed on the iMac I purchase since the drive that it will come with won't be as good. So after doing some research I have discovered that Apple is using the drives internal heat sensors and this requires the drive to be compatible with the setup. I can't seem to find any material on whether or not the drive I have is compatible. Does anybody know if the drive I have will work or not?

Question three: Will the local BestBuy be willing to do the drive swap if my drive is compatible? I know BestBuy isn't ideal, but I live in a city without an Apple store or any other Apple certified techs.

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iMac

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Оригинальный сообщение: lspindlymanl ,

Название:

21.5" iMac Hard Drive Compatibility

Текст:

I am going to be purchasing a new iMac 21.5" at the end of May 2012. I have a few questions before I make this purchase and would love any input and suggestions.

Question one: Is the end of May a good time to buy? Mac Rumors says to wait, but has anyone else heard differently?

Question two: I recently purchased a new Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache (WD1002FAEX)  hoping that would fix a boot issue with my iMac G5. It turns out the G5 is just tired and has given up the ghost.I want to take this drive and have it installed on the iMac I purchase since the drive that it will come with won't be as good. So after doing some research I have discovered that Apple is using the drives internal heat sensors and this requires the drive to be compatible with the setup. I can't seem to find any material on whether or not the drive I have is compatible. Does anybody know if the drive I have will work or not?

Question three: Will the local BestBuy be willing to do the drive swap if my drive is compatible? I know BestBuy isn't ideal, but I live in a city without an Apple store or any other Apple certified techs.

Устройство:

iMac

Статус:

open