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Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD3200BEVE
6.4 out of 10

Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD3200BEVE

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Overall 8
8.0

Good price and reliable hard drive

j, Amazon
22 January 2015
  • Summary: Bought it for an HP Pavilion dv8000. This model has two 2.5" PATA drives. 320Gb is the biggest 2.5" PATA drive made and they are becoming harder to find. This one cast about $130 and was the lowest price I could find. I use the HP dv8000 to copy and burn CDs and DVDs. The drive is working just fine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Got for laptop repair

a2zllc, Amazon
21 February 2013
  • Summary: A client of mine had an older Dell that HDD went belly up. I replaced with drive but the old machine only recognized like 170GB due to BIOS. But it has been reliable and good drive. And I don't normally like Western Digital since their QA is crap.
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Overall 8
8.0

The drive works fine...my computer is a different story.

james s., Newegg
16 June 2011
  • Summary: So, I spent $90 bucks to go from 80gig to 137gb. Sometimes you win and sometimes you can't overcome your computers ancient bios.
  • Pros: The drive works fine.
  • Cons: After reading the multiple reviews here I was confident that I could overcome the limitations of my bios so the computer (VGN-S360) Sony Vaio would see the full 320gb of this drive. No matter how I partitioned the drive the computer would never see the full 320gb. It would see 137gb when it was i...
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Drive

kurt p., Newegg
4 April 2011
  • Pros: Worked fine right of the box after I shot an image to it. I put it in an old laptop that i use daily for hours on end no problems so far.
  • Cons: None, other then the fact that it is older tech but what do you expect.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works for me

Jason H., Newegg
14 November 2010
  • Pros: Like the drives size. Up from the 100gb (4200rpm's) my HP zv6000 series. Reload XP, drivers, apps, music, video, pictures w/out issue. Partitioned out 250gb's. Runs quiet and not all that hot/warm. Boots-up much quicker.
  • Cons: Seems a little off when I delete some files. May have the wrong format on that partitioned drive for just music, video, & pictures.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good price for 320Gb

Dave "i10west", Amazon
12 November 2010
  • Summary: This is used as a Storage area for a laptop DAW in an external dual USB powered case. So far so good... hard to beat the price.
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Overall 8
8.0

It works fine so far

Darrell Y., Newegg
20 July 2010
  • Summary: I usually stay away from Western Digital, but they seem to be the only ones still making ATA-6 laptop drives. I usually always use Seagate drives. Everything is working OK and maybe I'll be able to put off buying another laptop for awhile.
  • Pros: I was able to breath more life into my laptop by increasing internal storage capacity. I needed a higher capacity ATA-6 laptop drive for my old Dell 9100 Inspiron laptop (don't laugh) :)
  • Cons: None so far!
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Overall 8
8.0

For ibook G4

Andrew A., Newegg
31 March 2010
  • Summary: Got to me in 4 days, very fast for standard shipping.
  • Pros: Boots up alot faster than old drive. Lots of hard drive space. Does not make to much noise as written in other reviews.
  • Cons: Wasted GB is a 320 but will only let you use 298GB. Why didn't they just same it a 298GB HD?????
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Overall 8
8.0

2nd Scorpio Blue 320 GB PATA OK!

W.G. K., Newegg
29 March 2010
  • Summary: Replaced 100 GB Fujitsu HDD in HP dv5040us Pavilion. Use FORMAT not Quick format...some sectors bad in new HDD...esp. if you have to use the BACKUP/RESTORE partitions surrogate wkstn route (instead of a direct HDD clone on the LT). Good handling by NewEgg..
  • Pros: Size, speed and price for a 2.5 inch PATA drive. Notice big improvement over my old Fujitsu 100 GB HDD.
  • Cons: 1st unit DOA...no spin. HDD RMA 2 weeks later OK. But HP Pavilion LT wouldn't see it on USB via a Nippon Labs EIDE HDD kit...LBA 48 ? or patches in WD-Acronis tools (won't run if a WD drive isn't seen)? WD level 2 support "have no procedure for a 'consumer' LT with a single HDD bay"! Ended up by ...
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Overall 8
8.0

smooth and fast, although a little noisy

Xiangyu Li, Amazon
24 March 2010
  • Summary: everything of this item is perfect, only except the noise--sounds like it is fragile (hopefully it is not...)
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