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8.2 out of 10

Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB (ST3000DM001/STBD3000100)

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Reviews and Problems with Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB (ST3000DM001/STBD3000100)

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Overall 3
3.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 4
4.0
Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Worst HD ever

MARIO, TigerDirect.com
22 July 2014
  • Summary: One died after less than a year. The identical one bought as a replacement, after just 1 week.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 6
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Performance 4
4.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Bought a new one and first 30 days

Hawk,, TigerDirect.com
31 January 2014
  • Summary: I bought one and it has been shipped back, then the replacement was bad. My hard drive so far the first 30 days has spent more time with USPS than at my house. Look for another brand.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Dead already?

3com111, TigerDirect.com
22 January 2014
  • Summary: Got the drive on black Friday and got it all set up and working really quickly. It was working fine for a good day until it died. Won't sow up in BIOS any more and just clicks when given power.
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Overall 4
4.0

It comes with a 1-year warranty

Ryuji, B&H Photo
18 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought five total of these drives in 2012 and some of them are dead, after about 18 months of service. I retire hard drives after 2 to 3 years of service because that's the point when the risk of failing drives increase sharply. But that point comes much sooner with this drive.
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Fast, Highly Compatible, Quiet
  • Cons: Unreliable
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed

ITmatters, B&H Photo
30 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I'm a fan of Seagate drives. I've had bad experiences with others and usually do not with Seagate. I purchased two of these drives and mirrored them in a Synology NAS in July of 2012. Almost exactly 1 year later, one drive failed. The other appears to be working fine but...I can't say I'm pleased.
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Overall 4
4.0

VERY Cmplicated

Root, B&H Photo
22 December 2012
  • Excerpt: If you think you're going to stick these in your computer and have a drive letter pop up on your "computer" page and you're gonna have 3 more TB of memory. NOT HAPPENING. This was way more complicated and until I "cloned" my C drive, I couldn't even tell if these were working. When I did clone it, it partitioned the drive up into three sections. What a pain. And if you don't follow the directions carefully, you're just gonna have a 2TB drive anyway.
  • Pros: Easy To Install
  • Cons: Setting Up As Driive
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Overall 4
4.0

Ran fine for 18 months...

Overclockers
24 September 2014
  • Summary: Ran fine in a ZyXEL NAS box for 18 months, 24/7 but then suddenly died catastrophically; no recovery of data possible. Great for desktops etc but perhaps not for always-on systems? Next time I think I'll pay the £10 extra for a NAS-certified 24/7 drive which weren't as easily available when I got this one.... Hurrah for backups....!
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Overall 4
4.0

2 months past warranty

Overclockers
19 July 2013
  • Summary: This has been a good storage drive apart from the random "chirp" noise that a few people have had (on seagate website) up until today, suddenly the Drive disappeared then after a reboot it reappeared but hard disk sentinel is reporting health of 88%.Sentinel does advise that the drive is not bad enough to be RMA'd but even if it was I’m 2 months past warranty.
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Overall 4
4.0

Noisy

Bentech, Amazon
5 November 2012
  • Summary: It is quick but it really does make a racket. I am having to get sound rubber CD slot expanders to make it quiet.
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Overall 4
4.0

noisy HD

daveat22, Amazon
7 August 2012
  • Summary: Next day delivery from Amazon by DPD, brilliant as they give you a one hour slot for delivery. The HD loaded onto my MAC without any problem and all 3TB can be seen and used. However it is the noisiest HD I have ever come across, and I have had a few. At the moment I have 3 Western Digital HD's in the MAC and they are silent, but as soon as I loaded this Seagate it rattles away, fortunately it is in a hard case under my desk and I usually play music loudly while I am...
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