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Samsung HD321KJ
4.9 out of 10

Samsung HD321KJ

Spinpoint T166 SATA T166 series capacity : 320 GB interface : Read more

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Overall 2
2.0

Unbelievable Capacity for the Price!

W M., Newegg
29 May 2008
  • Summary: I use this drive in an external Rosewill fan-cooled case for backing up client files before NOS & OS upgrades. Love it so far, but will see how it holds up.
  • Pros: Capacity and price are terrific!!!! The drive runs cooler than any Maxtor, WD, Hitachi or Seagate SATA II drive I have encountered as a systems integrator. It is very quiet as well. 3-year warranty - waa hoo!
  • Cons: Had to call Samsung to register it as their web site would not accept serial number. It was a valid serial number but they do not update their web serial number database that often. Save some time and just call your SN in to register.
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Overall 2
2.0

It's dead, Jim!

Hans C., Newegg
6 May 2008
  • Summary: 1 Egg for the HD, 5 Eggs for Newegg's RMA department. NEVER EVER have I gotten an RMA *THAT* fast with no hassle. Vista does not let you do a high level format (at least not that I saw) on HD's when you try to install like XP used to let you do.
  • Pros: It came in a box wrapped in bubble packing... Tricorders indicated a ... Hard Drive. A DOA Hard Drive. It's dead, Jim!
  • Cons: It came in a box wrapped in bubble packing. Okay, I know it's OEM, but come on! It was DOA. Hooked it up and heard the dreaded "Tick Tick Tick" of a bouncing head. UPS must've bounced it around pretty good... yeah, that the ticket!
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Overall 2
2.0

Caveat Emptor

Stephen B., Newegg
6 March 2008
  • Summary: Beware of Samsung “OEM” hard disk drives!!! Newegg shows that the “Manufacturers Warrantee” is from one to five years (depending on the model). This, I am sure, is what Samsung tells Newegg – this is, in part true – EXCEPT FOR “OEM” drives.
  • Pros: Works well while it is working.
  • Cons: Ran out of "spare" sectors after two years of use.
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Overall 2
2.0

Returned DOA

Alan S., Newegg
14 September 2007
  • Summary: I used to use WD hard drives, but they have a high failure rate lately. I have tried several other brands and so far, Seagate seems to be the best and most reliable. I just sent these 2 Samsungs back for 2 Seagates.
  • Pros: Company reputation. Screws included, uncommon in OEM drives.
  • Cons: Bought 2 of these, both had bad sectors right out of the box. First and last time for this brand.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disque dur pas fiable

ccosi, Ciao
19 March 2009
  • Summary: Sur le papier les caractéristiques techniques semblaient intéressantes, mais en réalité ce modèle ne me semble pas fiable du tout. Je l ai installé sur mon Mac ( opération facile et rapide ) et après seulement un mois de fonctionnement apparemment normal - mon mac ne bouge que rarement de mon...
  • Pros: AUCUN
  • Cons: 2 PANNES EN 2 MOIS
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Overall 2
2.0

Une catastrophe!

Galahane, Ciao
7 October 2008
  • Summary: Des centaines de secteurs défectueux sont détectés sur ce disque que j'ai acheté neuf! Je n'ai jamais pu l'utiliser... Le formatage bas niveau à partir des utilitaires Samsung s'interrompt, il doit y avoir, en plus des secteurs défectueux, un problème mécanique car le disque n'arrive pas à tourner...
  • Pros: vitesse théorique
  • Cons: déctueux
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

superkenel, Ciao
26 August 2008
  • Summary: Secteurs défectueux au bout de 2 mois d'utilisation, rpuis reformatage en bas niveau et revente sur ebay à cause du SAV pourrave. J'ai eut aussi un HD501J spinpoint T166, qui a grillé au bout d'un ans. Pour moi Samsung est une marque a éviter
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