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Item No.: MSP500GX
Price: $69.00

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To be installed into
MacBook Pro 17-inch
MacBook Pro 15-inch
MacBook Pro 13-inch
Mac mini
Enclosure for your original internal hard drive
Your MacBook or MacBook Pro is a high performance machine that deserve only the very highest performance hard drives available today. For that reason, the MCE MobileStor Performance� Hard Drive Upgrade Solution was designed around only ultra-high performance 2.5" SATA hard drives and not only delivers the drive, but also a high-performance portable hard drive enclosure with a USB 2.0 port for your original drive. Also included is SuperDuper! cloning/backup software, all the tools necessary to perform the upgrade, as well as an illustrated installation manual. Not a single piece of additional gear is required to perform the upgrade and transfer your data from the original drive to the new one. Plus you get a portable enclosure for your original SATA drive to use for backing up or for general storage as well!

A Hard Drive Upgrade with Everything You Need to Get the Job Done Right!


  • All-in-one hard drive upgrade solution means you have everything you need to get the job done quickly and correctly.
  • High-performance drive that is able to keep up with the way you work.
  • Highest-capacity drive available to store your ever growing MP3, photo and video libraries.
  • Portable hard drive enclosure allows you to use your original internal hard drive as a backup or secondary drive.
  • Super-lightweight hard drive enclosure makes it easy to take it with you wherever you and your laptop go.
  • Award -winning SuperDuper! disk copy and cloning program makes creating a fully bootable* backup painless.


Hard Drive  
Interface Serial ATA 3 Gbps
Capacity1 500 GB
Warranty 3 years
Data buffer 8 MB
Rotational speed 5,400 RPM
Sustained transfer rate (max) 107.5 MB/s
Burst transfer rate (max) 300 MB/s
Latency (nominal) 5.6 ms
Read Seek time (typical) 12 ms
Voltage 5 VDC
Read/Write 2.30 W
Idle 2.60 W
Standby 0.25 W
Sleep 0.20 W
Acoustics (A-weighted sound power)
Idle Mode (typical) 2.2
Seek Mode (typical) 2.4
Dimensions H 9.5mm x W 70mm x D 100mm
Weight (max) 115g
Temperature 5 to 55 °C operating
Relative humidity (non-condensing) 8 to 90% operating, 5 to 95% non-operating
Shock (half-sine wave) 325G operating, 900G non-operating
  1. 1GB equals one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity; accessible capacity may be less.

Specific application environments such as temperature and duty cycle will affect the overall reliability rates.



  • Interface:
    • Internal: Serial ATA (SATA)
    • External: (1) USB port
  • Net Weight: 6.5 ounces (enclosure only)
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 0.8 x 3.0 x 5.2 inches
  • Warranty: 1 year


  • Hard Drive
    • MacBook or MacBook Pro
    • Mac OS 10.4.5 or later
  • Enclosure
    • Hard Drive from MacBook or MacBook Pro
    • Intel or PowerPC-based Mac
    • Mac OS 10.2.6 or later
    • (2) available USB 2.0 ports
Package Contents
  • 500GB Hard Drive for MacBook or MacBook Pro
  • SuperDuper! Disk Copy Program (Trial version)
  • MCE Hard Drive Installation Kit
  • External Hard Drive Enclosure Kit with USB 2.0 Interface

* A backup system installed onto a drive in the external hard drive enclosure included in this package is bootable only on an Intel-based Mac.

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