WD RE HDD 3 TB SATA-600 Upgrade for the Apple iMac 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (20-inch - 667MHz) Desktop/PC

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device type: desktop

Your iMac 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (20-inch - 667MHz) System Specs

System specs as shipped by the manufacturer.
Scan your system to view your specific system configuration.

Memory:

DDR2 PC2-5300

Memory Type: DDR2 PC2-5300, DDR2 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 4GB
Slots: 2

Please check the memory frequency of your iMac. Your memory upgrade needs to match the frequency of the installed memory. Note that the memory speed and the bus speed can be different.The SSD is fully functional in the system. The CTSSDCONVT ( 3.5" bracket ) is need to mount the SSD.

Memory or DRAM is the "working" memory of the computer. It's used to store data for programs (sequences of instructions) on a temporary basis.

Install Guide for your:
iMac 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (20-inch - 667MHz)
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video - installing memory

Storage:

SATA

Storage Drives -- hard drives and solid state drives -- are the permanent memory for the programs and documents on your computer.

Data Transfer Rate is the rate at which data can be sent or received. This is determined by your motherboard. A drive with a higher transfer rate will only run at the rate of the motherboard's transfer rate.

Cache is a type of working memory that allows the drive to perform faster.

RPM is the rotations per minute of a hard drive which effects the speed of data transfer.

Solid State Drives are non-moving memory, so access speed is instant.

SSD Install Guide for your:
iMac 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (20-inch - 667MHz)
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WD RE HDD 3 TB SATA-600

WD RE HDD 3 TB SATA-600
Part Number: WD3000FYYZ
  • Industry's highest capacity nearline drive
  • Highest performance for business-critical applications
  • Dual processor
  • Manufacturer's 5-year warranty
 $301.99
Qty:

Ideal for enterprise servers and storage, video surveillance, and other write-intensive applications, WD RE 7200 RPM Enterprise SATA hard drives offer high capacity, 64 MB cache, 4th generation vibration tolerance.

Product Features

  • Industry's highest capacity nearline drive
    WD RE SATA hard drives has high capacity to suit even the most demanding storage needs.
  • Highest performance for business-critical applications
    WD RE delivers 6 Gb/s transfer rates, sustained sequential data rates of up to 171 MB/s and high random I/O rates.
  • Designed for quality and reliability
    With a field-tested 1.2 million hour MTBF, this high performance drive delivers the highest level of reliability for 24 x 7 operation in up to 100% duty cycle applications.
  • Dual processor
    Twice the processing power to maximize performance.
  • Vibration protection
    Enhanced RAFF technology includes sophisticated electronics to monitor the drive and correct both linear and rotational vibration in real time. The result is a significant performance improvement in high vibration environments over the previous generation of drives.
  • Dual actuator technology
    A head positioning system with two actuators that improves positional accuracy over the data track(s). The primary actuator provides coarse displacement using conventional electromagnetic actuator principles. The secondary actuator uses piezoelectric motion to fine tune the head positioning to a higher degree of accuracy.
  • StableTrac
    The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking during read and write operations.
  • Multi-axis shock sensor
    Automatically detects the subtlest shock events and compensates to protect the data.
  • RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER)
    Prevents drive fallout caused by the extended hard drive error-recovery processes common to desktop drives.
  • NoTouch ramp load technology
    The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.
  • Thermal extended burn-in test
    Each drive is put through extended burnin testing with thermal cycling to ensure reliable operation.
  • Dynamic fly height technology
    Each read-write head's fly height is adjusted in real time for optimum reliability.

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