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[Engadget] Desktops New iMac frees you from the tyranny of servicing your own drives  

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Want to swap out that hard drive for a bigger one or replace a dead disk? You've got no option but to go straight to Apple thanks to a new proprietary cable and special firmware. The standard 4-pin SATA connector has been replaced with a 7-pin configuration that keeps you from hooking up just any old hard drive, and without that magical firmware the iMac won't even boot.


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first time doing this, please dont roast me if i did it wrong

edit: i farked up the title, didnt notice until after i hit post

Edited by Cyrious - 5/13/11 at 1:37pm
post #2 of 65
This makes me sick. Apple has done it again.....
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Source?
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post #4 of 65
seems good, just link us to the source
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post #5 of 65
Wow that is terrible. I have a macbook pro and i would buy another but not if i couldnt change my own HDD
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post #7 of 65
Just freaking wow.

I can only imagine the Apple Fanboys.

"This is good because we get first rate quality products and services"
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Source link fixed guys
post #9 of 65
Yep, I just did one of those "shake your head in disgust" face palms :/
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post #10 of 65
I wonder what Apples official response to this will be...
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