Reviews and Problems with Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 (HDS723015BLA642/ HDS723020BLA642/ HDS723030ALA640)
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Not New, But Appears To Be Gently Used
IT Guy, Amazon
6 April 2015
Summary: Drive arrived in a sealed anti-static bag, but upon opening was clearly not new (residue from stickers/sticky tape was evident on the drive cover). Was nervous about the condition of the drive and the number of hours logged.
Summary: Very large capacity and high performance, but just realize a few minor gotchas: 1) It's not very quiet compared to it's Seagate competitors. In very quiet rooms you can hear the platters wind up and down (and I mean *very* quiet), but beyond that you can hear the heads slam around not unlike hard...
Summary: The HDD performs well, generally at 25-75 MBs read and write speeds. Not the fastest HDD out there but fast enough for anything I need. I now use it as a backup drive for other drives. has lasted about 8 months so far with no sign of any problems
Summary: This is my first of the 2 tb from Hitachi. I've been reading alot of reviews and decided to get it. The product I received works great, its fast and its very stable. Never crashed on me yet, transferring files from one hard drive to this one depending on your computer specs, for mine doesn't take...
Summary: I bought this as a spare disk for my Synology Diskstation, which has 5 of these in it already. If one fails, this will be my replacement for it. Fingers crossed the current RAID setup lives on happily so I'll never need this one.