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Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive – Manufacturer Refurbished

  • 7200 RPM 16MB Cache
  • SATA 6.0Gb/s
  • Manufacturer Refurbished

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 90 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 90 days
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  • Michael W.
  • 8/25/2015 1:40:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs2 out of 3 good, painless RMA on 3rd

Pros: Low cost, quiet, decent speed, overall nice condition, trusted manufacturer. No bad sectors after 200+ hours in my machine.

Cons: Ordered 3, 2 were good, one was unusably slow, read 66/write 17 MBs (norm is 127/124). Newegg exchanged quickly with no hassle.

Other Thoughts: Would buy again.

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  • AUSTIN K.
  • 8/9/2015 10:59:32 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid Hard Drives

Pros: Have been running great ever since I got them.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: I ordered 2 of these to be mirrored drives in web server. It was a low budget server I created, 2 of these in raid 1 have sufficed me well, and neither has had any issues.

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  • Joshua R.
  • 7/12/2015 8:33:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Deal

Pros: For under 20.00 this hard drive is a great deal. Worked with no issues and had 0 hours of run time on it. After testing it came back healthy.

Cons: None

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  • David L.
  • 7/5/2015 4:43:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks

Pros: I bought one to replace two other "refurb" drives who quit booting (I don't know whether to blame the old drives or the thunderstorm for the failures, but nothing else was damaged). It seems to work so far.

Cons: These drives are always questionable. What does refurb mean; do they open up the drive and put in new stuff? No, judging from other reviews you're lucky if they've been retested!

Other Thoughts: I just ordered another, and will report back.

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  • Barbara F.
  • 6/25/2015 9:48:38 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood hard drive

Pros: Cheap price
It was not DOA
it worked
Was quiet

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: purchased for a super budget pc, it worked well with some old hardware i had to use and it does not create a lot of heat with is a big plus in a very old microATX case

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  • Michael F.
  • 6/21/2015 7:53:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: Excellent Price

Cons: Ordered 4 to use as backup drives for my younger grandkids. So far I have tried to use 3 of the 4 I ordered last month. The first two were dead, one could not be initialized the other had so may bad sectors I gave up on trying to format it. The third so far is working just fine.

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  • 6/16/2015 6:26:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFine

Pros: Picked up two for older rigs have been running pretty much non-stop for 2 months now

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Would buy them again

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/5/2015 2:43:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsBeats a blank

Pros: Price, very quiet hard drive, nice refurb.

Cons: Slow as molasses in the winter.

Other Thoughts: Shipping was really fast and what I needed it for,, It's fine..Don't expect blazing speed.

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  • Richard K.
  • 4/23/2015 3:37:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat choice for a hard drive!

Pros: This is a refurbished hard drive at a great price (I bought it as a Shell Shocker deal for $18.99) and is currently serving as a backup drive in a friend's computer. I was able to install and format the drive without an issue and it works great!

Cons: None whatsoever.

Other Thoughts: Western Digital continues its reputation for producing excellent hard drives. They are my first choice when it comes to hard drives and NewEgg is my first choice for a vendor for these hard drives as they have provided excellent service and support in the rare instances when I have received a defective WD hard drive.

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  • Scott V.
  • 4/21/2015 1:02:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDrive

Pros: Nice lightweight WD hard drive. Used Parted Magic's smart utility. Shows no errors at all, and no use previous to now.

Cons: none.

Other Thoughts: My last refurb drive from Newegg turned out great. Hope this one lasts as long as that. Given the very positive test results, I don't see why it wouldn't.

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