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Seagate ST3750330AS
4.5 out of 10

Seagate ST3750330AS

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Overall 6
6.0

Failing after two years

Nathan H., Newegg
3 January 2011
  • Summary: discontinued for a reason.
  • Pros: worked well for about a year and a half. started to not be recognized by the bios occasionally. bad sectors in the front section of the drive, you know, where windows likes to write the MBR. Blue screen constantly on startup.
  • Cons: started to not be recognized by the bios occasionally. bad sectors in the front section of the drive, you know, where windows likes to write the MBR. Blue screen constantly on startup.
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Overall 6
6.0

Just be aware...

Jedidiah Mitchell, Amazon
21 December 2010
  • Summary: These are certified repaired drives, and I don't see that noted anywhere on the page. I knew they were OEM, but the refurbished status was something of a surprise considering that they're in line price-wise with fresh OEM drives.
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Overall 6
6.0

Older ones work better

Sebastian J., Newegg
3 June 2009
  • Summary: Then Newegg tried to refund me less than I paid for a DOA drive.
  • Pros: Good capacity, for not much money, and performance is not bad either. No issues with RAID 1 on a 780G board.
  • Cons: SATA jumper set to 1.5GB/s. 1 of 3 DOA.
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Overall 6
6.0

Another Failure Review

Anonymous, Newegg
11 May 2009
  • Summary: I usually have great success with seagate drives so I was surprised when this one failed. From the reviews here it seems like it isn't a fluke. I am going to send it in for an RMA - hopefully I will get a replacement. Backups are a PITA but when stuff like this happens I am happy I have them!
  • Pros: Large capacity, low price, seagate name
  • Cons: failed after 7 months (boot disk failure on PC startup)
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Overall 6
6.0

Quality Control Slipping?

Stephen K., Newegg
1 May 2009
  • Summary: Goes to show that you MUST ALWAYS run manufacturer diagnostics on brand new drives -- you can NOT trust a new drive to be defect free! How would you like to know that the hundreds of Gigabytes of data you just put on your new drive are now inaccessible because the drive was already bad?
  • Pros: Cost per GB is very hard to beat. These drives work well and rather quiet... when they work! 2 of 4 powered on successfully and passed Seatools diagnostic long scan
  • Cons: 1 of 4 was DOA -- constantly clicking, never starting, never detected via BIOS. 1 of 4 was faulty during Seagate HDD diagnostics -- Seatools aborts at 99 errors, this happened before the first 1% of the drive scan-- you do run manufacturer diagnostics against your brand new drives, right?
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Overall 6
6.0

Not my favorite drive...

Robert P., Newegg
27 April 2009
  • Summary: I've have many of these in several servers in multiple datacenters. In fact this purchase was to replace a failed unit (or I'd pick something like a WD RAID Edition) and was shipped directly to the DC for hot-swapping.
  • Pros: Quick, not too noisy
  • Cons: High failure rate
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Overall 6
6.0

Seagate 750GB Barracuda: 50%

Jeff S., Newegg
18 April 2009
  • Summary: We purchased a MAXTOR One Touch III Turbo RAID 1 unit as a backup device for our Mac. This box holds 2 ea. 750GB Barracudas. One of the drives failed just past the 1 year warranty date on the Maxtor box, which seems short lived for a drive with a 5 year warranty.
  • Pros: 1 of 2 drives lived past 1 year
  • Cons: 1 of 2 drives died just at 1 year
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Overall 6
6.0

Didn't last long at all.

Jason W., Newegg
24 February 2009
  • Pros: Worked great before it died.
  • Cons: Drive failed 34 days after purchase, have to go thru manufacturer to replace.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Kevin B., Newegg
19 February 2009
  • Summary: Good drive, but because of the loud read/write I will not be buying from Seagate again.
  • Pros: Very fast drive, good price, had no problems other than sound.
  • Cons: Loud as hell. This thing drives me insane when there is no music playing or other noise. I can't stand listening too it when any sort of read/write is occurring and it is the only thing in my computer that makes any noise.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent Harddrive

Loren Morris, Amazon
12 December 2008
  • Summary: This was purchased for an office. For some reason I cannot format the drive from windows, I need to use the seagate program I downloaded from seagates site. This doesn't make the drive a bad drive, I just do not feel as comfortable with it as I do others I have purchased that windows will format.
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