Summary: Installed in a Synology Disk Station from new. Worked reliably for about 2 years. Then, Synology reports disk crash. Reboot, seems ok. A couple of weeks later - disk crash with wonky SMART data and many bad LBAs. Couldn;t recover.
Summary: I have had 3 of these break in the last year. The Samsung warranty was efficient in replacing them; however, now this line is owned by Seagate. From my experience they are simply not very reliable - they have all broken in RAID arrays.
Summary: I bought a couple of these to fit in my Synology NAS server. The run pretty cool and quiet and had no problems installing them. I can't say about reliability yet since I had them for only a couple of weeks.
good, cost-effective storage, 1.5TB internal SATA hard drive
1 November 2010
Summary: I installed this drive as a non-raid device, to serve as backup for my raid pair, and for storage of all my media files. Installation was painless (it went into the lower bay of my ANTEC 182 case, and plugged into the SATA plugs on my ASUS P5E3 mobo (though I did have to move some of the other...
Summary: I purchased this drive for a Synology web server and I only use it whenever I need to save (backup) stuff wirelessly from my laptop. That means I use it about two to five times per month; the rest of the time it's off, so at that rate, I'm sure it will last forever. :) Or so I hope.
Does what they are supposed to do, gives me the space I need
El Duderino "tech guy", Amazon
4 August 2010
Summary: I bought four of these drive to put in my NAS - a Synology DS410. After formating for a RAID5, I got about 4.2GB of usable data. These drives all worked right of the box, no failures (yet). The packaging was awesome so they all arivved safe and sound.