120GB Hard Drive



The 120GB iPod Classic was installed with either a Toshiba MK1231GAL or Samsung HS12YHA HDD.If you are having hard drive problems it does not matter which model is in your device, you can replace it with either, they are  both single platter (5mm) 1.8″ ZIF hard drives.

The Toshiba MK1231GAL can only be used in 6/7th generation iPod Classics, it will not work in other devices. If you want to upgrade your 5th generation iPod Video to 120GB you must use the Samsung HS12YHA.

Why not upgrade?

We offer a range of solid-state flash drive upgrade options as a drop-in replacement for this hard drive. Replacing the HDD with an SSD is a great way to extend the life of your device, making it more robust and power efficient. Click here to see the available options.


All of our hard drives are extensively tested prior to sale. Each drive is formatted, then both read and write tests are conducted on every sector. There will be no bad or pending sectors on our new or refurbished hard drives.

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