Summary: I bought this as a replacement for the 120GB hard drive that came with my laptop (a Toshiba A205-S5804). For ethical reasons I'm very concerned about the country-of-origin of the parts I buy, so I was glad to find that this drive is made in Korea, where wages are much better than in China.
Summary: I notice a lot of people buy this HDD plug it in and off they go. I was more like the reviewer Phil who really struggled. Fortunately I found a great review by accident for a similar HDD just the bigger Samsung 640GB SATA HDD.
Summary: Im very satisfied with the new hard drive which seems to perform slightly faster than the stock 60gb model that came with the PS3. I play GT5 Alot and with spec 2 round the corner I needed the space boost.
Summary: The first one was delivered faulty but not a hard fault, the read and write rates were just about 25% of what they should have been. It was only when I tried it in other devices that I was able to confirm it was a faulty disc.
Summary: Hi.. I bought this to upgrade my ps3's HDD. 500gb is more then enough space to take care of the increasing amount of game data, music an movie ect.. an its easily done!! for some reason you never get the full copacity stated!! i think at the point of manufacture it is!
Summary: The Good The price, the quick delivery, fitted perfectly (watch out for screws being striped holding the cage to the original hard drive) and its a very quiet hard drive. the PS3 will give you 413GB out of 465Gb due to a 11sh% allocation for system memory (it took me ages to research this as i...