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Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX

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Overall 2
2.0

Incredibly Poor Packaging

Jay B. Halase, Amazon
18 May 2014
  • Summary: This review is not for the WD HD I have tried all the brands out there and WD black is the best. I received this hard drive in a padded envelope. I could not believe it. All other WD drives I got from the manufacturer came in a box with 4" of foam around it. I tested the drive for a few hours and it seems to be fine but I wanted to use this for my main drive and now I'm scared to trust it. I will keep my old drive as a backup for a few months to see if this one lasts.
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Overall 10
10

Always reliable

Bebop, Amazon
26 January 2014
  • Summary: Western Digital are always reliable and this one was a great price too. I've lost 3 Seagate Barracudas in 2013 and none WDs. nuff said!
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Overall 2
2.0

Failed in little over two years

Indio "Bookie", Amazon
31 August 2013
  • Summary: Problems started when my system would freeze randomly and at times not boot properly (this disk did not house the boot partition). Had to hard reboot my system countless times and just before failure OS stopped recognizing this as a drive. I had bought this drive to store my photos and videos but luckily had a backup running every other day that saved my skin. Never ever again will buy a WD drive rather pay bit more than have a drive fail.
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Overall 10
10

Hasn't chrased

The Forgetful, Amazon
25 July 2013
  • Summary: Got this to replace my 2x segate 500gb in RAID 0 that were ticking from only a year use but this HDD has been in use for about 2-3 years and is still running great
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Overall 10
10

Back up harddrive....

Drey R., Amazon
5 January 2013
  • Summary: I bought this a year ago. Been using this HD as back-up storage. So far so good. Fast and quite.
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Overall 10
10

Great product

Brandon, Amazon
26 December 2012
  • Summary: I only buy wd hard drives so this was a easy choice for me. I love the reliability of WD drives. The use of this is a storage drive in my gaming rig. My main drive is a crucial ssd. But for all my storage I use the WD. I use 2 of these and the 3tb external drive for back up purposes. So overall I would say buy it. The WD black is the performance series. If you want to save a few and don't care about speed get the WD green. Either way you will be happy.
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Overall 10
10

High Quality Hard-Drive

MOAR COARS, Amazon
7 December 2012
  • Summary: WD is known for making outstanding hard-drives and this HDD is simply amazing and super fast. I have been using this HDD for well over 5+ months now and I have not had any problems with it(knocks on wood). I bought this HDD because I have a large collection of video games and I needed a HDD that was large enough for all my games. I have over 650GB+ of games installed in this HDD and there is still plenty of room for more.
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Overall 10
10

Easy as pie!

Amazon Customer "SusieQ", Amazon
11 November 2012
  • Summary: I have enough room on 3 partitions to store my photos on one (without having to access it all the time for searches), my work data on a second (so I can find it easily) and my personal data on the C partition. I installed a new copy of Windows 7 on the new hard drive and it was very easy.
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Overall 8
8.0

Have hope for these HDs yet

Amazon Customer, Amazon
1 September 2012
  • Summary: I originally looked for 2 - 1TB WD Black to recreate my RAID 1, after having had two failures with my Seagate Barracuda 1TB disks. What I found instead was 2 - 1.5TB WD Black disks for an extra nine dollars a piece, as compared to the 1TB disks. I bought them and were received in a few days. They seem to work fine as individual units, since I've had no time to recreate my RAID 1 yet.
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Overall 10
10

so far so good

J. Reape, Amazon
30 August 2012
  • Summary: installed fine and works good quite fast wouldnt mind another for the raid but maybe later on but i would recommend it for anyone
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