4th Gen. iPod - replace hard drive or scrap it?



After a few weeks of persistently reformatting my 4th generation iPod I have eventually found that the hard drive needs replacing... apx cost £90.

Does anyone have a view as to whether it's worth it or whether I should move on to a new ipod model?


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eBay it for spares/repair and get a 5G - the colour screen is so much easier to use, plus it scrolls titles etc.


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Sell it for up to 40 quid on ebay, sell it as faulty, dont say that you know the hard drive needs replacing- just say the hard disk seems to be faulty so no returns ;) then take that cash and the 90 you'd have used otherwise and get a 5g ipod for 140 off ebay, next to no difference in cost if you sell the broken original. Plus the colour larger screen and video playback make the 5g a vast improvement. :smashin:

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