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Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD1200BEVT 120GB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 2.5" Notebook Hard Drive Bare Drive

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  • 5400 RPM
  • 8MB Cache
  • SATA 3.0Gb/s
  • 3 years limited

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  • newegg 2.5" Form Factor The Western Digital Scorpio Blue internal hard drive is specifically designed for notebook computers equipped with 2.5" SATA drive bays.
  • newegg SATA 3.0 Gb/s Interface The 2.5” SATA internal notebook hard drive features the next-generation SATA II interface supporting up to 3.0 Gb/s data transfer rates, Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and hot-pluggable point-to-point connections for optimum performance, efficiency, convenience and flexibility.
  • newegg High Performance Hard Drive The bare drive features a high performance 5400 RPM hard drive with a total capacity of 120GB so you can store your movies, music, applications and documents for easy sharing with your friends and even back up your system.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Michael B.
  • 10/20/2010 7:44:04 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat HDD

Pros: Drive works very well. Used to make Xbox 360 HDD.

Cons: None

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  • Bogdan C.
  • 10/17/2010 7:53:53 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsIt failed within a week

Pros: Price was right.

Cons: Reliability left a lot to be desired.
Maybe this was a re-manufactured drive. It failed within a week; could not be accessed in Windows Explorer or via Disk Management Console. It could not be accessed via an USB-to-SATA/IDE bridge adapter.

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/10/2010 10:39:31 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt works

Pros: It works as described.
An alright price, though if you shop around you can get more gigs for around the same price, but I've found WD to be pretty reliable, where every other brand has failed me.

Cons: It's not made of gold.

...Then again that would make it pricey.

Other Thoughts: I used this to replace a faulty *cough*Fujitsu*cough* laptop hard drive and after trying to fix this laptop for the third time, I finally got a compliment from the owner on how smooth the computer runs.

I could have paid an extra $2 and got a 160gb samsung drive, but I trust WD more.

Oh, and I suppose one could upgrade their xbox hard drive with this. I didn't, as I already have a Western Digital 250gb plugged into it. Which I use to retrieve videos and music from my 1.5tb WD Caviar Green which has also managed to run without fail for quite a while now.

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  • Casey C.
  • 10/8/2010 2:33:16 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast, Quiet, Cheap, and Cool

Pros: - Fast drive. I honestly can't tell any difference between this 5400rpm drive and the 7200rmp drive that it replaced.
- Quiet. This drive doesn't make any noise that is noticeable to me.
- Cheap. For me, the price point was great, as I didn't need a huge hard drive in terms of space.
- Cool. This drive, while still hot, runs considerably cooler than my previously installed 7200rpm drive.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I bought this drive to replace a 7200rpm drive that had gone bad. The issue on the previous drive seemed to be chronic overheating that led to drive degradation and eventual failure. Using SpeedFan, which can measure hard drive temperatures, I noticed an immediate reduction in temperature. This should hopefully result in a longer lasting hard drive (I also purchased the VANTEC LapCool 2 Notebook Cooler on Newegg which should help as well).

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  • Anonymous
  • 10/6/2010 3:31:57 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat drive, great price

Pros: Super quiet comparing to other 2 drives I've owned. You can hardly hear anything. Fast drive, great price too.

Cons: none so far since it's been 2 weeks since I bought it.

Other Thoughts: Newegg is always the place I count on when buying the computer's stuff.

Newegg rocks !!!

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  • Derek H.
  • 10/4/2010 8:53:23 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Drive for the Price

Pros: Good Drive and a good Price, Drive came in a antistatic back wrapped in bubble wrap and double boxed, works great in the customers laptop. Fast shipping got it in 2 days.

Cons: None

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  • Zachary T.
  • 10/1/2010 11:34:35 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Price

Pros: Good product for the price! Purchased this to install in a home web server. I passed on using a SSD in my server and purchased this instead because of the low cost. This hard drive hasn't disappointed me yet, it is extremely quiet and seems to be pretty quick.

Cons: None that I have found yet.

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  • Neville C.
  • 9/26/2010 8:56:50 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Bargain

Pros: For the price , you cant beat this buy. Purchased two to repair two laptops. simple to install and configure. Well worth the money

Cons: none

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  • Sal D.
  • 9/24/2010 11:46:29 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Quiet, does not get too hot. Great replacement for 4 year old laptop now running windows 7.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Got it on a good deal that saved me some money, I could have spent twice as much and purchased a faster drive with more 2-3 times the capacity but this is a good price for the gigs.

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  • Mary K.
  • 9/24/2010 8:13:52 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDoes the job

Pros: Replaced my XBOX 360 Pro 20gb drive with this guy, so I can't comment on speed, noise, etc too much. All I know is that once I got the firmware flash right, the drive has been happy and quiet.

Cons: Didn't get a 250gb, but that's my fault.

Other Thoughts: The process was a little trickier than I envisioned, but now I've got more storage than I need. These WD notebook drives work out great.

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