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Hard Drive Burn-in Testing

Hard Drive Burn-in Testing THIS TEST WILL DESTROY ANY DATA ON THE DISK SO ONLY RUN THIS ON A NEW DISK WITHOUT DATA ON IT OR BACK UP ANY DATA FIRST 1) Run a short test # smartctl -t short /dev/sdb 2) Run a conveyance test ??? # smartctl -t conveyance /dev/sdb 3) Run a… Read More »

How to replace the HDD in a 2011/2012 MacBook Pro

  It looks fairly easy, just make sure you have a H00 and a Trox T6 before you start. If you’re planning to reinstall OS X, make sure you have created a USB boot “disk” before had as well. See my instructions for that HERE. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7co5-qJhuM]