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Seagate Momentus XT (STBD750100/ STAN500200/ ST750LX003/ ST93205620AS/ ST95005620AS)

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Reviews and Problems with Seagate Momentus XT (STBD750100/ STAN500200/ ST750LX003/ ST93205620AS/ ST95005620AS)

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Overall 10

Awesome Little Drives

Evan R., Newegg
11 July 2014
  • Pros: Love these Little drives they are worth the money you put towards them, speed and space my friend.
  • Cons: Firmware update every so often
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Overall 4

Hot in my laptop

bA, Amazon
28 April 2014
  • Summary: This HDD made my laptop too hot to leave my palms on... but, this could be isolated to my laptop...
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Overall 8

Good Drive, VERY Slightly Faster

T. Frink, Amazon
27 February 2014
  • Summary: It's a hard drive and 30 days later it hasn't failed. That's good, but nothing to write home about. As for the performance of the drive, most of the time it is identical to a regular 7200 RPM HDD with no SSD component. I believe this is probably due to the fact that the SSD component is sized too small to provide a more significant - and more persistent - performance boost.
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Overall 2

Not for most

Jason, Amazon
14 February 2014
  • Summary: Warning!!!! If you use Adobe or any other Graphic design program do not use this type of Hard Drive. You need to read Adobes forums on HDs and what they have found with even SSDs. This was one of the worst HDs I have ever used and wont be using a Seagate again, I am actually liking the longevity of my WD caviar blacks.
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Overall 10

Best of both worlds!

Luis A. Delgado Garcia, Amazon
9 February 2014
  • Summary: Noy as expensive as an SSD and having almost 85% of its speed, as long as they dont get cheaper, Hybrid disks are the perfect balance on speed and space. IF you have the money go for an SSD, if you need lots of space go for HDD. One tip: start making less space and moving your documents to the cloud as the future looks small in space in exchange of speed.
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Overall 10

Awesome buy

Aaron G., Newegg
13 January 2014
  • Pros: Got it on discount. Works like new. Boots fast.
  • Cons: I was somewhat afraid to purchase a refurbished HDD in the event something got messed up and was unnoticed i didn't want to deal with the return process, but I could not beat the price. Works great thus far.
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Overall 10


Melynda Hughes "CatGirl", Amazon
2 January 2014
  • Summary: This works fine, if you need one, get this one. You will be happy that you did. Just do it!
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Overall 10

Not compatible with PS4

Alan H., Newegg
12 December 2013
  • Summary: By no fault of Seagate, this drive will not work with the PS4. Other than that, this is a great drive at an absolutely fantastic price.
  • Pros: Price!
  • Cons: NOT compatible with the Sony Playstation 4. Do not buy this drive if you are planning on putting it in a PS4. I have tried for hours and it will not work. Other drives I own work fine.
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Overall 8

Noticablely faster than my old Hitachi 500GB

Michael G., Newegg
20 November 2013
  • Summary: If you can get the drive on sale for under $70 like I did, than it is well worth the investment, however any higher and I would've gone to a new drive vs. this recertified one.
  • Pros: The small bit of flash memory integrated into this drive greatly decreased my windows boot time. Also my two most used programs(Aurora and Outlook) load faster. A SMART check shows that there are no issues with the drive even after a month of ownership. I got this thing on sale here for a stupidly low price, and couldn't be happier.
  • Cons: None thus far, however it is a refurbished drive so I'm always nervous about it failing.
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Overall 10

So far so good

Ross D., Newegg
31 October 2013
  • Pros: No Issues so far. Appears to be much faster than my old drive. I have not benchmarked anything yet but my whole machine seems faster now.
  • Cons: None so far, works great
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