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6.7 out of 10

Western Digital 320GB Scorpio Black

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Overall 10

Good Performance for what it is

Brooke Smith, Amazon
31 October 2013
  • Summary: I ordered this as a replacement to a drive that had died in a laptop of mine. Worked very well and is currently performing a little faster than the original.
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Overall 10

great drive

Lawrence Schodowski "LBS", Amazon
4 May 2013
  • Summary: I got it for my 5 year old HP laptop. I put it in and used the restore disc. I did alot of windows updates (5 years worth) and I was done. Cannot go wrong with WD.
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Overall 2

died after 9 months

NotSure "NotSure", Amazon
15 April 2012
  • Summary: purchased to replace the OEM hard drive. this unit offered more capacity and was faster than my 5400 rpm drive which came with my laptop, however it didn't feel any faster. worked great for 9 months then one day it just wouldn't boot up. after several attempt to reformat and reinstall the OS I finally received an error indicating hard drive failure. had I known this wouldn't last the 2 years that the OEM hitachi drive lasted I would have purchased a different brand.
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Overall 8

Western Digital Scorpio Black 320

Nikolas, Amazon
29 October 2011
  • Summary: This WD Black 7200rpm drive is the perfect solution for a relatively easy and hugely beneficial switch from a 5400rpm drive to a 7200rpm drive. Another benefit is that the 16mb buffer size will give you an edge over most 5400rpm drives that only have an 8mb buffer. Free-fall sensor - As an added layer of protection, if the drive (or the system it's in) is dropped while in use, WD's free-fall sensor detects that the drive is falling and, in less than 200 milliseconds,...
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