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Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX
7.6 out of 10

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX

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Overall 8
8.0

Computer is up and running, haven't really used it ...

WENNADETH POGSON, Amazon
1 May 2015
  • Summary: Computer is up and running, haven't really used it too many times so I cannot give 5 stars. Probably update my review later on.
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Tim Smith, Amazon
12 April 2015
  • Summary: as Good as Western Digital usually is, got it to match RAID set
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Lyle Sippert, Amazon
15 February 2015
Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Doris, Amazon
7 December 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Good but noisy

OvenMaster, B&H Photo
19 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Used for system image, video, music storage. Make sure you mount this drive with screws to the frame of your case to keep hum and vibration to tolerable levels. Not recommended for cases with plastic drive sleds/caddies.
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Fast, Not Advanced Fomrat, Not Advanced Format, Spacious
  • Cons: Loud Hum, Vibration
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Overall 8
8.0

usefull

Lindsay Goolcharan, Amazon
22 March 2014
  • Summary: this product is as described by seller, I had easy install in desktop I was given which was missing Hard Drive, donated desktop unit to help animals.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

User Review

crash,, TigerDirect.com
20 March 2014
  • Summary: Seems to be a good unit and am happy that i purchased it
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Krutonious, NCIX.com
23 February 2014
  • Summary: Purchased to use as an OS drive in a budget build for a friend. No complaints and still going strong.
  • Pros: Fast, quiet, reliable.
  • Cons: N/A
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

Bought 2nd one to replace FAILED one

Laserbone, TigerDirect.com
19 January 2014
  • Summary: Ok-- bought one of these to build a PC for my kid last Xmas (2012)-- ended up failing right before Xmas (2013)-- was able to retrieve most useful data from it using a external USB adapter on another PC.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works Win7 Recovery CDs

Appreciated Tech, B&H Photo
19 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Works great with Win7 Recovery Disks that No Longer Work with the new Advanced Format Hard Drives. Would have given a five if larger size but industry changing to advanced format hard drives.
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Highly Compatible, Quiet, Reliable
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