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Seagate-barracuda-lp.33715903
6.2 out of 10

Seagate Barracuda LP

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Reviews and Problems with Seagate Barracuda LP

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Overall 4
4.0

Good drive that does not last long

fex, Amazon
24 September 2011
  • Summary: I bought this drive around 1 year ago and I was very happy with the huge capacity (2TB) so I decided to use it as a backup disk and to move data around computers using it with an enclosure. At the beginning it was a dream; files, music, photo, video, everything in a single place, but almost a year later it started to die.
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Overall 4
4.0

"Click of death problems after switching to China."

Sefilenginar, CNET
7 March 2011
  • Pros: Does not heat up much, speed is satisfactory, and price is very good.
  • Cons: Recent unreliability issues, specifically the ones made in China.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good Price - Bad product - Ugly reliability

M. Lo, Amazon
8 December 2010
  • Summary: The Good... I bought these on special during the cyberweek deals @$59.99 each which is a good price. The Bad... The reviews you read about the noise are not exaggerating. These are just about the noisiest drives on the market. I used them primarily as file server drives and all i hear is a loud whir and constant clicking - that's a bad product. The Ugly... I've used these for less than 2 days (in non-continuous use) and one drive has already failed.
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Overall 4
4.0

Slow for me

Mr MRD, Amazon
24 October 2009
  • Summary: We buy many of drives for our company. These drives were very slow comparing to Western Digital 1TB drives. Sometimes writes were just stalling. Probably that could be just incompatibility with our controllers (we tried on 3ware 9500 and 9650). But the result is quite bad anyway.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good EXCEPT for the noise

Bud, Amazon
20 October 2009
  • Summary: Basic specs: This is a 5900 RPM drive, rated at 95MB/s max transfer rate and <16ms access (per the product manual). The power consumption is 3.0W idle and an an amazing 19dBA/20dBA noise--per the specs. To be honest, I wasn't expecting much after having disappointing (atrocious?) performance from WDC's "green" drives. As far as performance, however, I was pleasantly surprised. This drive tops out at 120MB/s--way above spec. The AVERAGE is 95 MB/s.
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Overall 4
4.0

1tb drive???

Rob, Amazon
5 January 2011
Overall 4
4.0

User Review

extdrive, Yandex
6 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Брался как хранилище мультимедиа в DVB рессивер AZBOX HD+. на третий год ни с того ни с сего оторвались бошки, в биосе ST_M13FQBL, 11 раз пытается считать служебку с блинов и успокаивается, в общем RIP. жаль 2 террабайта видео и музыки.
  • Pros: Холодный. дешевый. довольно быстрый.
  • Cons: Часто произвольно рекалибруется, не выходит из слипа, долго определяется системой, на третий год сдох.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

carsoft.ru, Yandex
2 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Купил их аж 16 штук - В плюс - холодный - в эксплуатации 24/365 уже больше двух лет с СС32 и той самой СС34 - и ничего - два QNAP-овских NAS работают круглые сутки. Нагрев - максимум был до 37.
  • Pros: Холодный
  • Cons: Переодически хрустят. По прошествии двух лет эксплуатации посыпались - Зарастают бедблоками...
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

selfDemanDeD, Yandex
15 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Куплен 21 июня 2010. Умер 10 января 2011 года. Не падал, обычно выше 45 градусов не нагревался, пару-тройку раз доходило до 52 градусов.
  • Pros: Дешевый диск. Негромкий. Достаточно слабо греется. Нормальная скорость работы.
  • Cons: Некачественный диск, не проработавший даже половину своего гарантийного срока.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Yandex
15 August 2010
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