Reviews and Problems with Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS
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28 October 2010
Summary: As usual this WD drive worked flawlessly. Have been using them for all my built systems since the 90s and only one has ever crashed and data unrecoverable. My last WD drive lasted over 7 years, and finally needed more room. Still using the old 250gb WD in an ide enclosure and it runs great. The drive installed perfectly with Windows xp with no problems whatsoever. I've read on other reviews that for some xp systems you should use the eads drives.
Summary: I am a Western Digital fan and most of my new drives are WD Caviar Green. They are quiet and efficient, although not the fastest. Unfortunately this 15EADS failed in service after 63 days of work time. I have checked it using WD's WinDlg.exe program and it failed both tests showing multiple problems. I am building my own computers for many years now and newer had hard drive failure before!
Summary: These drives work great and are a fraction of the cost of WD's flagship 2TB drive. You are getting the same great drive for a much cheaper price. These drives run extremely quiet and cool. I ordered two of these for use in RAID 1 and enabled them for TLER using Western Digitals WDTLER tool, they now support Time Limited Error Recovery just like WD's enterprise drives. Don't expect these drives to be performance leaders, they are not designed for that.
Summary: This review is from: Western Digital 1 TB Caviar Green SATA Intellipower 32 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive WD10EADS [Amazon Frustration-Free Packaging] (Electronics) Item arrived fast, as described is a Western Digital 1TB, OEM, no cables or software (This is already known since it's OEM). No drivers required after installation, works great, no loudness ... I really recommend it. Purchase was made 3 months ago ...
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS 1.5 TB: Amazingly fast
3 November 2009
Summary: Ive just put this hard drive in my newest gaming build. It is a very fast hardrive that is able to keep up with all games from "steam" (garrys mod,counter strike ARMA 2 rtc etc) The hardrives massive capacity means that i will never run out of room for all my precsious games and maybe even have them all installed at the same time for once. There are a few reservations as the hardrive can be a bit noisy under very heavy load but that is to be expected from most.
Pros: quiet, fast, CMM enabled
Cons: a tiny bit pricey ut compared to others its quite cheap
Summary: Gute Langlebige Festplatte habe mir gerade nochmal eine Gekauft, denke das sagt alles. Immer wieder. Natürlich sind die anderen von WD teilweise besser, aber für meine Zweck tut es auch die billig Variante.