Summary: This drive has been working on my work laptop which is a 2003 model Toshiba Satellite S1950-801 for abt 3 years. The motherboard is based on the Intel 845 chipset which was released in Jan 2002.
Summary: I installed this hard drive in a Fit-PC Slim, a tiny, fanless computer that has a PATA interface. I use the hard drive for network attached storage, and I have had no problems with its speed, performance, heat level, or noise level. It is considerably quieter than my 3.5" external hard drives.
Summary: My hard drive on my Toshiba P25 satellite crashed. Its hard to believe my laptop is over 10 years old now, but it runs so great I had to get another hard drive instead of buying a new one laptop. It took a while to find a PATA drive these days.
Summary: I have a Mac pro desktop computer and had some of the hard drives fail ( It can hold as many as four drives and is best with a dedicated drive for backup). I purchased this drive just for that purpose.
Pros: Replaced orig laptop 80gb hd with the WD2500BEVE Scorpio Blue back in 2007-8ish. Installation of HD, WinXp and drivers all went without a hitch. HD runs quiet and has fast seek-read-write.This laptop went through hard use from MD, south to FL, and west to Texas for areas ravaged by storms.Laptop ...