Reviews and Problems with Western Digital WD5000AVVS
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Very much so NOT WORTH IT
Robert P., Newegg
30 November 2015
Cons: Would not install windwos, when attempting to install windows kept giving an error about how the item was not in the proper format. After using the bios to blank and clean the product and reformat into the proper one needed for the install of windows, it would crash with in 3-4 days of windows in...
Summary: The price made it a good deal, however my drive keeps hanging up while in use and is causing my system to lag sometimes. it's only 3-5 seconds a few times a day. I also had to reinstall windows after having it installed for about 20 minutes because the drive had lost a file somehow that soon.
Summary: I guess I love it...it's a 500GB hard drive and so far it works with no problems. It was a replacement for a 40GB hard drive in an older SFF HP computer I decided to upgrade for a backup computer, so it most likely won't get a lot of use...at least for now.
Nothing spectacular of earth-shattering here. Works as advertised, ...
27 April 2015
Summary: Nothing spectacular of earth-shattering here. Works as advertised, however, there was nothing in the way of literature included with the drive. Granted, if you are purchasing this item you should know what to do with it, but I had expected at least some connector cables so I could test the drive...
Summary: These are nice SATA Hard drives for slightly older computers. A lot of people might just go for the drives that the retail stores carry, but I think that these Audio-Visual (and the older Enterprise drives) might have something to offer over some of the latest hard drives.