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# 175586 4-Jul-2015 22:32
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Got the HDD cable problem with my Macbook. People are trying to sell them on trademe for $90 which is way too much. Found one on Amazon delivered to NZ for $40.

Does anyone have an idea if i can get one in NZ for around $40 or somewhere online for less than $40?

I do have a couple of trips to the states by the end of the year and could just pick one up when i get there but would like to have this fixed.

any help would be great

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  # 1337146 4-Jul-2015 22:44
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It sounds like you already answered your own question.
Get the one from Amazon for $40.

Why suffer from performance problems and perhaps even loss of data when you probably aren't going to get a much better deal by waiting?
While you have the back cover off you might want to install an SSD if you haven't already.




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  # 1337150 4-Jul-2015 22:47
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Yeah i picked up a SSD today as i thought it was the hard drive but then found out that it was ok when connected external to the USB drive.

Looking forward to the SSD being installed.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1337231 5-Jul-2015 10:17
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Not sure if that $40 includes postage, but FWIW there's some on eBay that'd cost you about $50 _including_ postage.





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