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Western-digital-wd1002faex.33433236
7.1 out of 10

Western Digital WD1002FAEX

WD Caviar Black drives combine a high performance electronics ar Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital WD1002FAEX

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Overall 4
4.0

Not a good experience with this drive.

Christopher G. Parsons, Amazon
24 August 2014
  • Summary: Lasted for less than a year and failed, it let me wipe the drive and use it again but now I'm afraid to put anything important on it. I'm not sure if it's just the 1tb version but I also experienced many B.S.O.D. while this drive was installed until finally it failed and I lost everything on there. Luckily it was just a backup drive but it is still a letdown considering I bought the WD1002 1tb in 2012 and it is still going strong.
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Overall 4
4.0

Mine had a rattle or buzzing.

None, Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: The video review had me convinced that the HDD was quiet, but maybe that was only when it was idle? Mine was pretty quiet until after using my computer for a few minutes. It was something I couldn't ignore since I heard it over my music.
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Overall 4
4.0

Bundled Software does not install with WD drive.

C T Polk "Shooter0202", Amazon
28 March 2014
  • Summary: I just purchased this product from Amazon based upon the information I found on the WD website. When making the decision to purchase the WD1003FZEX, the feature "Acronis True Image WD Edition Software" played a large role. The bundled backup/cloning software trumped a comparable Seagate product w/o backup/clone software. The "Acronis True Image WD Edition Software" does not work. I have an external docking station (*) for my new WD drive.
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Overall 4
4.0

False Advertising. This drive is OEM/Bare

rakuten
11 June 2013
  • Summary: Ad does not indicate the item is an OEM (Bare Drive). The packaging was barely adequate. I have not had a chance to verify the drive operation.
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Overall 4
4.0

A review for Amazon not for WD Black

Stefan Valchinov, Amazon
18 June 2014
  • Summary: I overlooked a lot of the comments saying that Amazon doesn't know how to package HDDs and ordered the WD Black for my new build. Although delivery was quick, the packaging was very poor and I was surprised the HDD was working when I installed it. Or was it? It took a day and a half for the HDD to develop a horrible grinding noise. At first it lasted for about 10-15 secs and it was happening twice a day. After a week it began happening every 15-30mins.
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Overall 4
4.0

Item was faulty

P Da Silva, Amazon
29 July 2013
  • Summary: After installing I ran western digital's diagnostic utility which I download from their website. On running it failed the quick and extended test. Western Digital advise that if either test fails the device should be returned. This is exactly what I did. Whether the fault was caused in transit (the packaging for such a delicates device I thought was rather minimalistic!) or just a faulty drive I do not know.
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Overall 4
4.0

Failing after a couple of weeks

G. Mayes "apollo", Amazon
4 May 2012
  • Summary: I bought this drive as I was tired of my drives failing after a few years and having to install new drives and the hassles that go along with that (installing operating system and programs etc). This is supposed to be top of the line and ultra reliable, so was disappointed to find bad sectors on it after only a few weeks which cant be repaired, meaning I cant do a system back up which is really annoying.
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Overall 4
4.0

Langsame Zugriffszeiten beim 1 TB Modell

Major Tom, Amazon
20 April 2014
  • Summary: Ich habe mir dieses Modell ausgesucht, da ich bisher immer gute Erfahrungen mit der WD Black Serie gemacht habe und den 4 1/2 Jahre Jahre alten Vorgänger ausrangieren wollte. Leider habe ich erst nach dem Klonen und Umbau einen kurzen Performance Test laufen lassen und dabei festgestellt, dass die Platte eine durchschnittliche Zugriffszeit von geschlagenen 16 ms hat.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Тишкин Олег, Yandex
23 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Супер плохая модель!Его треск может перебить тока dvd-rom которым я не пользуюсь.Скорость загрузки у него на самом деле ниже чем у стареньких maxtor в 250гб (который у меня стоит уже более 5 лет и при этом ни разу не подводил и в добавок бесшумный).А как я это определил?Ну не как некоторые тупо прогой,а на деле.Установка игр медленнее,загрузка и даже установка винды медленнее "ну возможно на ровне",а самое интересное на него лучше вообще не ставить игры (когда играешь он...
  • Pros: 60 месяцев гарантии
  • Cons: Очень шумный,на деле не такой уж и шустрый
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Overall 4
4.0

Das Produkt war deutlich gebraucht und defekt,

s.zavrakidis, eBay.de
10 January 2014
  • Summary: Das Produkt war deutlich gebraucht und defekt, es sah nicht aus als wäre eine einfache Rücknahme. Der Verkäufer jedoch nahm es sofort zurück und erstattete die Kaufsumme.
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