Summary: Own three of those - two 160GB and one 250GB. The first two lasted only 11 months, got replacement from Samsung and the new ones quit in less then a year. the bigger one still running but I'm getting the signs that this one is on his last spins. Now I'm going with Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 series.
Summary: This drive is installed in an Apple iMac G4. I use it as a file server for my home (and for recipies in my kitchen). It also runs BOINC so it is always on except during thunderstorms. The iMac gets scooted around while running, and the drive never complains.
Pros: Inexpensive. Seems fast in its category. Good capacity for price point. Quiet enough most of the time that I have to wake the computer to make sure its still turned on.
Cons: Not much, if anything. I read other reviews where the drive is reviewed as noisy. Its my experience that this has alot to do with ambient temps and possibly humidity. I resist running the air conditioner, and I've come home in afternoon to hearing a slight whine. Most of the time, its quieter tha...