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Western Digital Scorpio Black WD5000BEKT
7.0 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
6.0

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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Was happy until....

Daniel T., Newegg
1 October 2011
  • Pros: cheap, fast, large storage
  • Cons: failed after 4 months of use. i was hoping to better. may have to switch to seagate
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Overall 6
6.0

Power management not compatible w/ some MacBook Pros.

Stephen U., Newegg
13 May 2011
  • Summary: After installation in my 2009 MacBook Pro (5,5), the drive tries to spin down, clicks, then ramps up again. I've spent ages researching the problem and talking to WD but there doesn't appear to be a solution.
  • Pros: Highly recommended, good price, immediately noticeable speed increase over stock 5400rpm drive.
  • Cons: Not supported properly in some MacBook Pro models. Drive never spins down.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Deal

Michael K., Newegg
14 April 2011
  • Pros: Excellent Buy for the money ,fits in conventional laptop bay
  • Cons: None so far
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Overall 6
6.0

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.
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Overall 6
6.0

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).
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Overall 6
6.0

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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Performant mais gestion du timeout trop agressif

SaintGermain, rue-hardware.com
8 November 2010
  • Summary: Le disque est performant et silencieux. Cependant sa gestion de l'energie est trop agressive. En effet en mode economie (lorsque votre PC portable est sur batterie), le disque s'eteint a partir de 8 secondes d'inactivite.
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