Reviews and Problems with Seagate Momentus XT (STBD750100/ STAN500200/ ST750LX003/ ST93205620AS/ ST95005620AS)
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Worked great for about 3 years
Mark M., Newegg
2 weeks ago
Summary: I wont be getting another HDD/SSD again.
Pros: It was a fast Hard Drive and worked fine for the time that I had it. It was a really good price and thats the main reason I bought it.
Cons: I bought it on 11/23/2012, and it failed on 11/14/2015. I started having issues with windows hanging for about 2 weeks. Then it suddenly failed. I stuck it in another PC and got (S.M.A.R.T.) C5 and C6 errors. I only had the 1 year warranty on it. This time I am going with a WD with a 5 year warra...
Summary: So I purchased the XT 750 expecting more. My previous Seagate drives have all operated well, even though some models have had fair to poor customer reviews online. I have had some bad luck with the XT 750's for my use case, unexplained Windows BSOD multiple times with the ACHI driver crashing.
Cons: Where do I start? First drive was not recognized by any system: Laptop, PCs, Netbook. RMAed and got new drive. Same thing. Never recognized. This was the biggest waste of money I have ever spent. Seagate will never get my business again. When I called the second time, it was past their window on ...
Summary: Bought the drive in January of 2012. Worked excellent for 2 years. Fast and reliable. Then the errors started. The Mac pinwheel was constantly hanging around and I was getting constant kernel panics. Checked the HDD with a OSX drive test software suite. Tons of errors.