This suddenly started making noise and I confirmed with local ...
Raghu M, Amazon
30 October 2014
Summary: This suddenly started making noise and I confirmed with local technician that it is this harddisk that is broken and making that noise. My laptop wont boot up now. :( So, becareful and test the HDD as much as possible before your free return time expires.
Summary: First 1 star review I've ever given. Purchased to replace my PS3 HDD. Arrived in a loose, cheap 5x7 manilla envelope. Immediately began clicking upon installation and couldn't be read by the system. Huge disappointment. Couldn't even request a replacement, had to request a refund.
They shipped my 'new' hard drive to me in a static bag stuck in a manila envelope, and not surprisingly, broken.
Geek To You Computer Services, Amazon
7 August 2014
Summary: The hard drive showed up shipped in a 5 x7 manila envelope. You know, the kind with some tiny bubbles coating the inside wall. I imagine it's great for sending a painted piece of wood, but a hard drive? Really? I was less than impressed, and as a precaution ran a hard drive test. I wasn't surprised when the item failed with a read element failure after being shipped with less than minimal protection.
Could have been a good drive, but Awful packaging ruined the drive!
D. Myers "Tech Guy", Amazon
6 May 2013
Summary: I ordered this drive on Prime. I rarely complain about a single experience unless its' plainly awful. In the case of this drive it's ALL upon the vendors head that it's getting a 1 star review. (I have no issues specifically with the Hitachi drives) I have been in the IT field for around 18 years and in all my time building Pc's and Repairing them as well as laptops and even Xboxes's and PS3's. I have NEVER seen a hard drive shipped in this poor a manner!
Summary: Firstly, let me make this VERY clear. The HDD is great. Great price and works a treat. A++++ Not much more you can say about the product. However, what I can say is the packaging it came in was terrible. We all know it does not take a lot to break a HDD. Dropping it can cause damage. The HDD came in a brown cardboard envelope. No other protection. I am very surprised that the HDD works. Considering!
Excerpt: Решил рискнуть,взять по акции. Ну вот же везенье, 2 дня прожил. Сходил, обменяли, на второй раз уже месяц прожил. Опять обменял, и вот, рекорд, 2 часа. Плюнул. Вернул деньги. Не покупайте этот хлам. Прошу... Под копите, и купите SSD.