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Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT
7.7 out of 10

Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT

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Overall 6
6.0

Planned Obsolescence

dennis d., Newegg
21 May 2015
  • Summary: This drive functioned within expectations
  • Pros: Functioned well while it lasted.
  • Cons: Mfg. Sep 2012 Purchased Nov 2012 - With Dell Inspiron Two year warranty Crashed May 2015 (two years, 6 months) Error 2000-0142
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Gerald Z., Newegg
1 July 2014
  • Pros: 2 of the 3 we bought work fine.
  • Cons: 1 of them makes a squealing noise when turned on, and I've sent in a RMA request.
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Overall 6
6.0

Worked Great....for a while

Robert D., Newegg
16 April 2014
  • Summary: I bought this drive in January 2013. It has worked flawlessly as a backup drive for me over the past 15 months or so. Suddenly today it started clicking and beeping at me. Tried to reseat it in it's enclosure and tried it on different computers. Same result. I opened an RMA with Western Digital.
  • Pros: Good price for a 1TB drive. Worked great out of the box. 2 Year warranty
  • Cons: Only lasted 15 months.
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Overall 6
6.0

just stopped working out of the blue

jon b., Newegg
15 October 2013
  • Summary: i was skeptical purchasing this based on the not so great reviews i saw, but the pc store i got it from did not have many others. under a load when converting a cd the hdd stopped working. my old one was put in and boots fine.
  • Pros: 1 TB size, easy install. worked fast and was satisfied when it worked.
  • Cons: used the original HDD in my macbook pro for at least a few years for much longer than this WD HDD lasted me.
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Overall 6
6.0

Careful Where You Use These

MATTHEW W., Newegg
7 July 2013
  • Summary: Purchased 8 of them to test in a HP Proliant DL380 G6 server from another supplier. Of the 8, there were three different product numbers ending in -00, -22 and -75. All of the -75 drives indicated an Overheat condition with the 410i controller.
  • Pros: Of the four drives that did work, they seem to run just fine. Nice and cool, quiet and with decent performance. Not super fast but they do have nice storage capacity for their physical size.
  • Cons: Not all drives are the same; when you received them, go register them and find out if they are still under warranty. The last two digits of the product code may vary from drive to drive. Take a close look and let us all know what variant of a WD10JPVT you have. Four of the eight drives I purchase...
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Overall 6
6.0

Do not buy for gaming

Jason L., Newegg
30 March 2013
  • Summary: Many users will rate this review not helpful because they installed this drive as a primary drive or have an application running that reads regularly from the drive so it never spins down. In this situation, you will never notice the cons that I and many other users experience during gaming.
  • Pros: Works fine for storage or as a primary drive. Cons become noticeable when used as a secondary drive
  • Cons: The previous reviewer "Matos" explained the cons accurately and clearly. This drive causes serious micro stuttering when used as a secondary drive for gaming. The drive spins down and the the read/write head parks too fast during idle periods when the game is not actively reading data from the dr...
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Overall 6
6.0

1TB 5400 WD Blue

jhovan d., Newegg
19 February 2013
  • Summary: So I never have had to need to clone a disk or partition before, til now I had a 500GB segate that i needed to clone to my new 1TB WD. I wasnt aware of this new AF that all HD's are going to. All worked well windows 7 saw the HD and formated right away no problems there.
  • Pros: Its quiet, and stays cool, lots of place for storage, reasonable priced.
  • Cons: lack of documentation
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Overall 6
6.0

Scary!!

Anonymous, Newegg
24 November 2012
  • Summary: Scared to rely on this drive. Sounds like aproaching death.
  • Pros: Cheap. It seems to be working?
  • Cons: The most annoying sounding drive I've had since a 20gb Deskstar. It is loud and sounds like there's sand scraping against the disks or something.
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Overall 6
6.0

OK

Andrei C., Newegg
31 May 2012
  • Pros: big drive
  • Cons: so I had a WD 9.5mm 1TB laptop HD fail we sent it to them... with a new egg invoice... the model they have sent to us is a 12 mm thick - "WD10TPVT" essentially it doesn't fit into laptops it's pretty much a stright crime they are doing we send them one more expensive device - for laptops they sen...
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Overall 6
6.0

Parking Heads!

Jon D., Newegg
29 April 2012
  • Summary: I installed 4 of these into a supermicro server for a RAID. They all park their heads every few seconds, causing small delays of 2 to 4 seconds whenever you do *anything* after more than a few seconds of idle time.
  • Pros: High Capacity, One of the fastest 2.5" drives, especially for the price.
  • Cons: Heads are parking every 3 to 8 seconds in Linux 2.6.18-308.4.1.el5.
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