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Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JB 250GB 8MB Cache IDE Ultra ATA100 / ATA-6 3.5" Hard Drive Bare Drive

  • 7200 RPM 8MB Cache
  • IDE Ultra ATA100 / ATA-6
  • 3 years limited
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WD Caviar Special Edition 7200 hard drives deliver data to users faster than any desktop hard drive has before. Perfect for games, DV editing and file server applications.


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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • pang w.
  • 11/24/2014 10:59:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Western Digital is great, the efficiency is very high

Cons: Western Digital is great, the efficiency is very high

Other Thoughts: Hard work no sound, great ability of data processing.

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  • Andreas B.
  • 6/17/2008 10:55:30 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great

Pros: I bought it for my wife's Sony Desktop, a VGC-RA710G, and it works great.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Great product

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  • Tanner C.
  • 6/12/2008 7:53:16 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Hard Drive

Pros: I used this hard drive in an external enclosure. It worked just fine and has been ever since. It's a really good hard drive.

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/28/2008 4:03:24 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: had 2 of them for 2 & 1/2 years in a raid array and they still are going strong

Cons: none if your still going with ide

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  • James W.
  • 5/27/2008 2:57:45 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat

Pros: Does what it is supposed to.

Cons: None.

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  • Jesus R.
  • 5/23/2008 6:29:26 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNew life to old machine

Pros: For less than $100 you can give new life to an aging machine. I used this 250GB drive to replace the old 20GB in a Pentium 4 machine.

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/2/2008 4:48:01 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsEasy Install in Vista

Pros: Easy install, runs quiet. Attached to IDE/SATA expansion card with ribbon cable on hand. Not a boot drive so no need to go SATA with extra cable expense. So far so good

Cons: None so far. Should have gone with the 320 drive for a few dollars more.

Other Thoughts: My daughter's computer filled up with i-Tunes and recorded television. Two minutes to install plus ten minutes to move the i-Tunes folder and the DVR destination file, problem solved. Must give credit to Microsoft here: for all of Vista's faults, hard drive installation is really straightforward.

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/1/2008 1:25:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Buy

Pros: Very fast and quiet.

Cons: It gets a little bit hot.. but just a little bit.

Other Thoughts: Works great with an i-rocks enclosure.

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  • Chris W.
  • 4/21/2008 4:42:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat drives

Pros: Excellent drive. Fast and quiet. I will only buy WD drives and Newegg.com is the only place to get them.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: For best performance and bootup speed, set the drive to 'CS' (Cable Select).

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/21/2008 5:13:22 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIts a hardrive

Pros: Its a hardrive and its 250 gigs which was much more than I had previously. For me the drive is perfect, works great.

Cons: I had to manualy register the drive in xp before I was able to browse to it and format it

Other Thoughts: good drive, would buy again

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