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Toshiba MK6461GSYN
7.8 out of 10

Toshiba MK6461GSYN

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Overall 10


DAVID D., Newegg
7 December 2013
  • Summary: Although this has given me zero problems, and seems to work flawlessly; I would be skeptical about purchasing one based on all of the other reviews.
  • Pros: This particular HDD came in my HP Pavilion laptop. The laptop is now going on 4 years old, and has had more than its share of use. This hard drive is almost twice as fast as the 5400 rpm HDD that is in another one of my laptops; though, its not quite as fast as a SSD. I have never had a problem w...
  • Cons: None
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Overall 2

Garbage HD

Matthew M., Newegg
11 September 2013
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: Had two of these in 5 months both died, do not buy toshiba hard drives they are garbage.
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Overall 2

18 month lifespan

Wade H., Newegg
7 May 2013
  • Summary: Never had a laptop hard drive die before. First time for everything!
  • Pros: Lasted longer than the other reviews!
  • Cons: Reliably dies after 1.5 years.
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Overall 2

great until it dies, and will die

Eric T., Newegg
25 March 2013
  • Summary: Drive can installed in my sony laptop. works great while it last. transfers are decent, very quite overall great. one big problem is it will die. i have had my laptop 11 months and have had to replace it twice (both under warranty).
  • Pros: fast quiet
  • Cons: dies not reilable
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Overall 2

Only lasted about 14 months

Matthew W., Newegg
24 December 2012
  • Summary: This drive was OEM and in my Dell XPS laptop. The original drive (same drive model) was replaced by Dell 14 Months ago. I've owned the computer for 2 years and both Toshiba drives failed at about 1 year. I guess thats why their warranty is only 1 year.
  • Pros: It was pretty fast and quiet while it worked.
  • Cons: Did not last very long and died without warning.
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Overall 2

16 months

Daniel R., Newegg
15 December 2012
  • Summary: rather expensive, especially when following a bad experience. This will probably be replaced by a cheaper, larger HDD or a hybrid ssd/hdd
  • Pros: decent capacity & speed (while it worked)
  • Cons: shot craps 4 months after HP's warranty period expired for the OEM drive.
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Overall 2

Very poor quality

Christopher O., Newegg
7 December 2012
  • Summary: My laptop is a Toshiba Qosmio X775-Q7270. I upgraded it from an i5 2410M to an i7 2760. I went from 6 to 16GB of DDR3 ram. It has a GTX 560M video card. It came with this hard drive but now I have a kingston 120GB hyperX SSD. The SSD has made me completely satisfied with my purchase.
  • Pros: The capacity and speed are okay, but not for the price. Black friday/cyber monday sales had many 256 GB SSDs for not much more than this hard drive and they are MUCH faster AND more reliable.
  • Cons: Windows installations kept having issues, games chug and stutter, drivers act up, and overall sluggish performance on a laptop with a core i7 quad core and a GTX 560M card. The solution to all of this? I switch to a 60$ 120GB SSD and it all goes away. This laptop was a fresh refurbish from toshib...
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