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7.5 out of 10

Western Digital Scorpio Black WD5000BEKT

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital Scorpio Black WD5000BEKT

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Overall 6

Suitable but not Astounding

Donovan S. Adams, Amazon
20 October 2011
  • Summary: I upgraded a 250 GB hard drive in my MacBook Pro with this drive. It shipped and arrived quickly in the no-hassle environmentally friendly Amazon packaging I have come to appreciate. Upon arrival, I popped it into hard drive enclosure, connected it to my MacBook via a USB cable and cloned my internal hard drive using Carbon Copy Cloner. 30 minutes later, I've got the back of my MacBook off and swap hard drives. Right off the bat, it boots up with no issues.
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Overall 6

Not that happy

Hairbands Rule "Rodski", Amazon
7 April 2011
  • Summary: The drive seems fast and I notice a little speed increase here and there, but it is a little noisy and sounds like a laptop fan that runs nonstop. I can also feel a vibration now. Returned for a Hitachi Hitachi Travelstar 2.5 Inch 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA II and that seems every bit as good and is quieter and no vibration.
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Overall 6

Great price decent performance 3.5 stars

Stephen, Amazon
10 November 2010
  • Summary: I received this drive, it had minimal packaging but it did arrive safe. I installed it into my black macbook, fit just fine. The drive itself has run great for me over the past couple weeks i have had it. Although it seems to run a lot slower than my last drive (seagate momentus 7200.2 250GB). It seems to bottle neck or have an auto sleep feature. I have not been able to figure out exactly why its been slow, I will keep tinkering.
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Overall 6

Hohe Übertragungsraten aber auch hohe Geräuschentwicklung

John Doe "John", Amazon
12 November 2010
  • Summary: Vorneweg muss ich sagen, dass ich schon viele WD Platten gekauft hab und mit WD auch sehr zufrieden bin, bisher waren es aber nur 5400er 2,5 Zoll Platten, das ist meine erste 7200er. Und ich bin überrascht, wie laut diese ist. Ich habe auch noch eine 7200er Toshiba Festplatte, die ähnliche Übertragungsraten erreicht, jedoch um einiges leiser ist. Die WD hört man jedoch in normaler Entfernung vom Laptop deutlich.
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