Reviews and Problems with Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT
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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. But the problem is very real in our setups.
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 drive. I verified that this was the issue by running a third party program that reads/write a small file to the drive at 30 second intervals so the drive doesn't spin down. All ...
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. Was able to fix the drives by disabling advanced power management (hdparm -B 255 /dev/sdX). Unchecked, this could potentially cause premature drive failure.
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.
Summary: Okay, every once in a series there are some bad apples, but this is my review. This drive died after few month usage, it made some strange noises even before. Good thing that WD replaced it by post with no problem, but I've lost some data, time to arange for the replacement. It is a nice drive, but was not my lucky choice. Anyway I bought an other one same kind since, and now both the replacement and the other is working fine for months now.
Summary: ... Sie tut was sie soll. Allerdings ist sie nicht wie versproechen besonders leise und auch das Aufwecken (ich habe sie als zusätzliche Backupplatte in einem Macbook Pro Early 2011 laufen) dauert gefühlt zu lange.
Cons: 1. Из за большой толщины - еле влез в ноут. 2. Полетел, через пол года использования: симптомы - определяется через раз, каждую минуту щелчок - вырубается питание и останавливается шпиндель, если у кого такаяже проблема: здесь http://www.cyberforum.ru/hdd/thread835202.html обсуждение.
Excerpt: Hola: Me he comprado este disco duro para mi ordenador, me ha costado 90 euros, la verdad es que para instalarlo he tenido que pedir ayuda a mi hermano que tiene estudios de informatica. Las caracteristicas de este disco duro son: -Tipo de dispositivo Disco duro - interno -Anchura 7 cm -Profundidad 10 cm -Altura 9.5 mm -Peso 110 g -Factor de forma 2.5" x 1/8H -Capacidad 1 TB -Tipo de interfaz Serial ATA-300 -Tamaño de búfer 8 MB -Características Shock Guard,...