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Seagate Momentus 7200.4 Hard Drive - 500 GB - 7200 rpm - 16 MB - 2.5" - SATA (ST9500420AS)
6.2 out of 10

Seagate Momentus 7200.4 Hard Drive - 500 GB - 7200 rpm - 16 MB - 2.5" - SATA (ST9500420AS)

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Reviews and Problems with Seagate Momentus 7200.4 Hard Drive - 500 GB - 7200 rpm - 16 MB - 2.5" - SATA (ST9500420AS)

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Overall 4
4.0

Lasted 2.5 years. Just a year or two shy of acceptable.

T. Brzezinski, Amazon
25 June 2014
  • Summary: This review is fairly short. The drive was a good price and purchased late december 2011. Today, near july 2014, 2 years and 7 months later, my sister calls me asking me about hard drive replacement because hers is broken. Yes it was placed in a laptop, so more jostling.
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Overall 4
4.0

Just did not last or hold up.

Thought "Grottoman.", Amazon
29 March 2010
  • Summary: This failed in a notebook from Dell. Failed about 15months into use. Never took any impact or damage, the Notebook was 'loved'. ease of use, well, it came installed. Reliability, I will stick with other brands (Western Digital seems to hold up better) I will replace my Dell notebook with the Western...
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Overall 4
4.0

Delighted at first, now sceptical

S. W. Beaton, Amazon
6 February 2010
  • Summary: I installed this in my Dell laptop with Windows 7. At first I loved the speed and extra storage space. It's been about two months now and it is starting to make a clicking noise and operating hotter. Getting ready to back everything up and send it back.
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Overall 4
4.0

Vibration and Not really fast

D. Lapiduz, Amazon
10 January 2010
  • Summary: I don't know if my unit is defective but I am sending it back now. The hard drive was installed in a 13" Macbook PRO to replace the original hard drive (5400rpm 250gb). The speed improvement was not noticeable and the vibration created by the new hard drive is just unacceptable.
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Overall 4
4.0

inadequate warranty

John Carpenter "abstractreasoner", Amazon
8 January 2010
  • Summary: This drive broke after 2 months. Even though Seagate replaced it under warranty, they still charged me $20 and then shipped me a refurbished drive.
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Overall 4
4.0

Yikes.

George Glass, Amazon
11 December 2009
  • Summary: I bought this drive a few weeks ago at a local store because i had an immediate need and couldn't wait for shipping. I've had it installed in my late 2008 MacBook Pro and it's showing signs of imminent failure.
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Overall 4
4.0

Too much vibration - had to replace

Reeb L. Venners "zowadowy", Amazon
20 November 2009
  • Summary: I installed this in a MacBook Pro 15" and it went in fine and everything seems to be working, except I can feel a really noticeable vibration under my hands as I type this. I don't think I am ok with that, so I will probably remove it and return it and put the old drive back in.
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Overall 4
4.0

Too Loud

B. Miller, Amazon
14 November 2009
  • Summary: I installed this in my Macbook pro. It makes noticably louder noise than the stock HD. But most annoyingly, it makes the whole computer slightly vibrate. And yes, I installed it correctly with the rubber gaskets in the right place and all. Popped the stock HD back in, and it is nice and quiet again.
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Overall 4
4.0

Is it new or refurbished?

Gregory R. Smith, Amazon
23 January 2014
  • Summary: I'm a little worried about this HD. I bought this 7,200 rpm as in the past I've found they boot faster than 5,400 rpm drives. This drive boots SLOWER! I'm also disturbed by the label that states "If removed guarantee voided" The label covers the drive specification!!!!
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Overall 4
4.0

Knappt godkänd

jnsson_15, Prisjakt
16 August 2014
  • Summary: Har haft denna i nu 4 år och den är långsammare än en 5400 RPMs Toshiba HDD som jag har här hemma. De faco att den ett halvår började få skadade sektorer gör inte saken bättre. Sedan nollställde den power-on SMART datan i julas (2013 julen)
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