Cons: Doesn't work with older motherboards that only support 1.5Gb/s. You're supposed to be able to use a jumper to lower the hard drive speed from SataII to SataI, but instead Samsung has you install a software patch to change the speed. Here's the problem, if your BIOS/motherboard doesn't recognize t...
Summary: It would be recognized in BIOS, but in XP when you got to the part where formatting and installing takes place, Installation would stop, and it would say that I didn't have a hard drive installed. So I tried my vista copy, and then Linux Suse 11.0... still NO luck.
Cons: Lasted 1 week - Started vibrating then died in a minute or two. No time to backup or clear acc #. Newegg was great with the RMA - I will try another one but if you buy this - Keep The Box and All That Came With It - for possible return.
This drive just failed on me - less than month old!
Dylan N., Newegg
24 October 2008
Pros: It worked fine when it first arrived, three weeks later its toast
Cons: Starting my machine this morning, this drive failed to be recognized by the BIOS and was making a lot of whirring and clicking sounds. The drive has failed. It is very frustrating! I would not buy this drive again, ever.
Summary: Nach nicht einmal 1,5 Jahren in einem selten genutzten Rechner kaputt gegangen. Zuerst Fehler beim Windowsstart. Der nächsten Start mit chkdsk /f ging dann gar nicht mehr (Bluescreen). Eine Sektorüberprüfung an einem anderen Rechner bricht mit Dauerclicken ab.