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Seagate-st31500341as.28986074
5.6 out of 10

Seagate ST31500341AS

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Reviews and Problems with Seagate ST31500341AS

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Overall 6
6.0

High failure rate but overall not a bad drive

W. Ziemer, Amazon
4 December 2011
  • Summary: These drives have a very high failure rate. I built a server for work using 45 of these in a single 4U server with plenty of cooling and i have already had 6 of them fail in the last year. If i didnt already have 45 of these, i would go with a different model drive!
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Overall 4
4.0

Drive quality suspect, b/c it was shipped like a pair of shoes

randf, Amazon
13 September 2011
  • Summary: I don't normally submit reviews on products simply to rip the delivery or customer service etc, but am making an exception here just to warn potential buyers of the Seagate Barracuda 1.5 TB 7200 rpm bare drives sold/packaged by Electronica Direct. I already own one of these drives and it has been spinning away happily for the last year and a half or so.
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Overall 2
2.0

Non Techie Beware

Amazon Customer, Amazon
15 June 2011
  • Summary: Purchased on Amazon from Source Media Group and I am extremely dissappointed with this vendor (no place to leave feedback, so I am doing it here). I have used these drives in the past so my complaint isn't specific to the product as i am happy with it and sorry that these drives are now hard to find. I purchased (2) drives from Source Media Group . They arrived timely and were packaged well.
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Overall 8
8.0

This is one HOT HD! ! !

M. Espino, Amazon
15 September 2010
  • Summary: I have used this hard drive for a few months now, and I can't really say anything bad about the drive itself. However, while researching this product, I did not come across any explicit warning recommending it not be used in a hot-swap dock. Performance is fine considering I have not used straight SATA or eSATA to a computer - only SATA-to-USB dock. Noise is average for a high-speed drive. The killer for my application (open USB dock) is the HEAT.
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Overall 10
10

Great Drive

A customer, rakuten
13 September 2010
  • Summary: Put two of these in a Dell server and so far so good...
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Overall 10
10

So far still going

shoponnet, rakuten
27 August 2010
  • Summary: I order 4 of these for my qnap RAID system. Plugin and get RAID system up without any problem. Not sure how long is last but so far so good.
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Overall 10
10

Great Bargain

Ed Levy, rakuten
19 August 2010
  • Summary: This is a great bargain. Worked very well right from the start. Is it the BEST around--no. Is it the best around for the dollar I think so. Plus anytime you can work with Buy.Com so much the better.
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Overall 8
8.0

One thing to know...

RatVega, Amazon
26 July 2010
  • Summary: I purchased three of these drives to expand the internal storage in my heavily upgraded PowerMac video editing system. The drives perform as advertised, but I failed to check the peak current draw at start-up which exceeded the available current in my 1KW power supply. The peak start-up current is about 45% higher on this particular model, all other specs are the same or very close to the other 1TB drives I own.
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Overall 2
2.0

Another one bites the dust

Liberty, Amazon
16 June 2010
  • Summary: YET ANOTHER UPDATE: EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE. Seagate called me today. They're swapping out my 1.5 TB drives for new 2GB Constellations on an advanced replacement basis. All I have to pay is shipping! The Constellations are Enterprise class (ES) drives that run about $300 a pop (here on Amazon - retail's higher). Seagate's my new favorite company, they've got a customer for life.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointing

M. Dolbec, Amazon
25 March 2010
  • Summary: I purchase 4 of these drives over the period of a month. They all have under 100 hrs of use and only one is still operational with substantial errors and warnings from the S.M.A.R.T diagnostics on the drive. Working with the vendor is a challenge, they would like you to run their diagnostics but on dead drives nothing happens and getting to support without that is a challenge, still trying.
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