Reviews and Problems with Samsung 1TB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s (HN-M101MBB)
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I loved it for a while.
2 February 2014
Summary: After less than two years of use it is corrupted and will not reformat. It's just dead. For the price, I guess two years is great, but I have HDD's five times as old that still work. Luckily, I was using it for the PS3. All the games are in my purchase history and can be re-downloaded. Since I have PS+ all my saves are safe as well.
Summary: Drive is a little disappointing. The capacity is nice, but it will not wake from sleep mode, so when using it under Windows 7 you can only use hibernate. I understand this has to do with the capacity of the drive, but I tried everything -- including a full wipe and reinstall of Windows 7 -- to no avail. BIOS fixes have no effect either... it's the drive. Also, the throughput on the drive is noticeably slooo[...
Summary: Things were going well until summer came. It started throwing bad sectors and now it has over 1,000 of them. Got my data off of it as best as I could and went to a solid state drive. This thing is junk.