Summary: Western Digital hard drive was delivered on time and in good condition. My old 40 gb Maxtor hard drive finally gave out after 14 years of constant use. I replaced the power supply and the hard drive on my old Micro ATX MS-6524 motherboard computer1.6 GHz Pentium cpu.
Summary: I have bought more than a dozen WD HDD throughout the years, and many of them last more than ten years. In fact, they usually get swapped out only because a larger disk in needed for that particular unit. This disk was no different. It worked like a charm right out of the box.
Great replacement drive for an older IDE equipped machine
Michael Laferriere, Amazon
13 December 2014
Summary: Good replacement for older IDE drives. (Note, IDE & PATA parallel ATA are one and the same) I have always used Western Digital when possible since the 1791 WDC double density floppy controller came out several decades ago, I have yet to have a Western Digital drive fail catastrophically on me...
Installation was straight-forward, simply connect the cables. Software ...
Amazon Customer, Amazon
27 July 2014
Summary: Installation was straight-forward, simply connect the cables. Software preparation was also straight forward, using Windows Disk Management tools. The disk was formatted and installed as a dynamic disk, then converted to a basic disk, since the features of dynamic disks were not needed.