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Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive - OEM

  • Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing
  • Perfect for Desktop PCs
  • 2-year limited warranty
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • robert b.
  • 12/5/2014 12:54:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs3 years running strong!

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: No problems

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: No problems for 3 years of constant use. Much cheaper than it use to be so I would buy again.

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  • john v.
  • 11/19/2014 11:27:17 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot bad not great

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Worked well speed was good, no problems until a few days ago.

Cons: Shorter life than I expect from a hard drive, Normally I would get more than 5 years from a hard drive this one lasted a little over 3 before dieing due to disk corruption and bad sectors. My computer does run 24/7 but even still they usually last longer or at least give some warning of impending failure which this one did not.

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  • Jeffrey J.
  • 11/11/2014 7:59:40 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBought 3 drives, 2 have failed in 3 months

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Relatively cheap if they didn't constantly fail

Cons: Out of the two drives we have used so far, both failed within about a month of use.

Other Thoughts: Our company is running some Dell T3500's. One of the original hard drives failed in it so we bought three of these; one to replace the failed drive and two more for "backups".

We installed the first drive and it failed within about a month. So we grabbed one of the backups and that one also failed within about a month. We are now putting in the third drive of the three that we ordered and HOPING to get at least a few months of use out of it before it fails like all the rest.

I would not recommend getting these drives. So far, two out of three have been garbage.

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  • iServices L.
  • 9/9/2014 11:04:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAlmost a dead drive after a year NOT GOOD

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Price

Cons: Bad drive after a year

Other Thoughts: After a year that HD is reporting errors, like it did before I replaced the drive for this one. Not very good!

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  • Masoud H.
  • 8/10/2014 10:35:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDied in 3 years

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Cheap, Fast

Cons: Poor quality

Other Thoughts: Has a 2 year warranty....died in exactly 3 years!

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  • David B.
  • 8/8/2014 9:55:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs2nd WD Blue WD3200 AAKX

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: RMA process went well for the first one.

Cons: 2nd drive to crash during install.
Halfway through Windows 7 install, drive stopped responding to mother board.
Strike 2.

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  • David B.
  • 8/8/2014 9:53:33 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWD Blue WD3200 AAKX

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Good price.

Cons: Crashed during Windows 7 install; too many bad sectors

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  • Chad s.
  • 6/11/2014 2:07:21 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for gaming

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Had no issues performs great

Cons: Ididnt buy 2

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  • Douglas G.
  • 5/3/2014 12:51:52 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsCould be alot better

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Have had a lot of success in the past with WD. For last 10 years I have only bought WD. Probably about 400 of them.

Cons: Managed to install and set up completely. Lasted a whole day. Glad I didn't give this new computer build to the customer yet as I would have looked like an idiot. Whole day wasted. Can't RMA it to WD. They only send you a refurbished back to you. Can't put that into a new computer build for a customer. Glad I can rma it back to New Egg and get a new one. I don't think that 12% failure rate for new hard drives is very good quality control. In fact it sucks. But the other manufacturers are even worse.

Other Thoughts: I would have given 1 star to WD if not for their past performance. Quality is going down though. As always New Egg gets 5 stars. Soon the SSD will be affordable to use on a regular basis. Can't wait.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Dr. Doug, we are sorry to hear you had a bad experience with your product. Western Digital takes great care in ensuring that all of our drives are in good working condition before they are shipped to our retailers. Please consider contacting our support department directly and mention this this Newegg review if there is anything we can do for you at this time. You may reach us at (800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: http://support.wdc.com/rs

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  • Israel R.
  • 4/11/2014 8:32:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWestern Digital Holds true to its name

This review is from: Western Digital WD Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: * Reliable
* Has survived being installed and re-installed over 10 times without data corruption or breaking.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I bought it in the time when hard drives were sky high in price because of flooding in the Asia region that caused a spike in prices. But even then it was worth its price.

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