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WD WD AV-GP WD2500AVVS 250GB IntelliPower 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

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  • SATA 3.0Gb/s
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 6/13/2014 8:18:45 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat HDD for the price

Pros: I have not had any issues I use 2 of these in an HP Workstation Z200 in a RAID 0 configuration and they read/write very fast with no problems. Only down side is that they are small only 250GB (combined one 500Gb drive in my configuration) they are great for video editing

Cons: Only 250GB

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  • Mark B.
  • 1/26/2014 1:00:21 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFailed on initial use

Pros: Price.

Cons: Failure on 1st use.

Other Thoughts: I tried to save money. Mistake. This refurbished drive would only partition out to 18gb....not the 250 it is supposed to be. Have attempted to drop & recreate partions and/or reformat to no avail.

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  • Billy H.
  • 10/6/2012 4:01:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsgreat storage drive

Pros: works well for a storage drive. Hadnt had any problems out of it yet. write pretty quick, doesnt hang up like my other hard drive

Cons: had to create a partition on the hard drive before i could save anything on it. I could pick the drive up fine, just couldnt see it in windows. Had to boot up my windows 7 cd and install a partition on it before i could save anything to it...and then i still had to format the drive in windows 7 before it came online. first time i ever had to do that, but at least i got it to working.

Other Thoughts: never had to install a partition on a hard drive just to get windows to recognize it. But hey, whatever works i guess, lol. Ill be back to report on it if a problem arises

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  • Dale C.
  • 7/14/2012 11:43:02 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat HD for security DVR

Pros: Excellent HD for the money. Very quiet and smooth running. Also runs cool.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: This HD was designed for audio/video use. Maybe not good for computer use but it is excellent as a video recorder.

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  • Christopher R.
  • 3/4/2012 10:29:32 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
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3 out of 5 eggsMeh.

Pros: Cheaper than your average bear.

Cons: Trouble in paradise.

Other Thoughts: For some reason, the hard drive will not boot with an operating system installed on it. It works great as a slave hard drive but I continue to have the problems when it's a master.
Sending it back to W.D. for the warranty work since Newegg doesn't accept Refurbs as returns. A gamble that I knew and took from which I lost. :(

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