Reviews and Problems with Western Digital Caviar Blue Sata 300 7200RPM 640GB 16MB (WD6400AAKS)
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Zane Y., Newegg
1 week ago
Summary: Great harddrive.
Pros: I bought this Hard Drive for my first build computer, and it's still in my computer. 8 years of honest work, with 6.08 years run time. It's nearing the end of its life though, after the 6 year mark I noticed a loud clicking noise every 1/8th of a second or so, it sometimes got loud, sometimes qui...
Cons: Loud clicking noise near the end of its long life
Pros: What can I say back then when I purchased this HDD "2008" it was one of the fastest hard drives you could buy under the raptors. I still use it in my main system which is also from 2008.. I just recently purchased 1200$ in parts so I will soon only use this HDD as a backup/storage for pictures an...
Cons: no cons, except its slightly outdated in todays terms
Summary: Replaced a Samsung drive in a RAID-1 configuration, took less than 4 hours to complete the RAID-1 transfer and synchronization of files. The system I have came with two Samsung drives, the first one failed in less than a year and was replaced under warranty with a Western Digital drive.
Summary: Western Digital and HGST are the companies to beat in mechanical storage.
Pros: Power on hours currently at 59980; almost time for the 60k party. That's nearly 7 years of 24/7 uninterrupted service; three system rebuilds, including a SFF that was shipped around the US multiple times in less than ... ideal conditions. Probably the longest running piece of computer hardware th...