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Seagate DB35 Series 7200.3 ST3160215ACE 160GB 7200 RPM 2MB Cache IDE Ultra ATA100 / ATA-6 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

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  • IDE Ultra ATA100 / ATA-6
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The quiet and reliable Seagate DB35.3 Series ST3160215ACE hard drive offers fast data transfer rates and can read & write multiple commands for faster system response. It supports auto detection of master/slave drives that use cable select (CSEL). DynaPlay technology delivers the storage industry’s most comprehensive set of features for the demanding DVR environment, including video streaming performance, power optimization and content security. Thus, it is perfect for DVRs, home media servers and multimedia HDD recorders. The DB35.3 Series offers the industry’s broadest range of capacity choices. Get one that fits you most.

  • newegg Rock-solid Performance and Reliability A 7200 RPM drive complements the high capacity delivering a power combination of extreme storage and top-end desktop performance. And Seagate Design Service Centers improve product performance and reliability, while increasing your time to market, by solving CE design issues quickly and efficiently.
  • newegg Quiet operation Seagate SoftSonic motor technology and optimized seek profiles deliver years of quiet, worry-free operation.


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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 90 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 90 days


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  • Peter B.
  • 8/3/2014 9:25:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsReconditioned Hard Drive

Pros: Price, even though the cost was raised by $5.00 just recently.

Cons: You get what you pay for. It could last forever, in which case the cost is unbelievably cheap, or it could lights out the day you receive it. But anything mechanical can do that, new and/or old, so this is sort of a moot point. Just making its presence known is all.

Other Thoughts: IDE is virtually dead, but if you need and/or want IDE drives for whatever your reasons, now is the time to get them, although the buy was so much better at $20 than its currently raised price of $25.

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  • David A.
  • 6/2/2014 6:25:34 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsUse with caution

Pros: Low price for a legacy drive.

Cons: Hit or miss reliability.

Other Thoughts: I purchased a number of these to deploy upgrades from XP to Win7 on some point of sales machines. They work great when they work, but some just don't. Do a full format on these as soon as you get them while you still have the option to replace a bad one.

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  • JW W.
  • 5/5/2014 2:11:33 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsseagate HD

Pros: Price was right. Drives seem to work okay. No complaints at this time.

Cons: No cons at this time.

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  • R M.
  • 4/21/2014 11:42:02 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks OK

Pros: Works OK.

Quieter than expected.

Cons: none at the price.

Other Thoughts: Bought this to help refurbish an older computer that lacks any SATA hard drive ports.

The fact that the drive is IDE and only 160GB suggests that it's fairly old. However, it works just fine and has no bad sectors. One might also expect an older refurbished drive to be kind of noisy but that is not the case here.

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  • Jocelyn M.
  • 5/13/2013 6:10:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsUsing as a big flash drive

Pros: Ran HD Sentinel on it. Perfecct status, estimated that more than 800 days left of its life and was used for 1,028 days prior to re selling it to me. Another refurb. Seagate PATA HDD (400 GB) I bought a week later had a perfect status as well, but was used for over 2,000 days and only had 100 days of life left.

I am using it to store documents and programs I download off the net which frees up space on my primary SSD. For $12, it is worth the risk and has almost 10 times the capacity of a 16 GB flash drive which costs around the same ($10-$15).

Cons: Used quite a bit before re-selling... cannot be used as a primary system drive. If you use one of these everyday, it will most likely start giving you problems after a year or less. This drive is perfect for archiving or back up storage only. These are better than optical discs for archiving since they will last much longer.

Other Thoughts: I advise you to run HD Sentinel on any used or refurb. drive you purchase. It will give you a good idea of what to expect in terms of how long it will last and allow you to decide the est way to use it. One of these refurb. drives I am using as a Windows backup disk because it has very little life left and I rarely need to use a backed up image of my drive. I will most likely update it once a month and maybe actually use it to restore my system once a year or every other year. THESE DRIVES SHOULD NOT BE EXPECTED TO BE USED AS A PRIMARY SYSTEM DRIVE OR AN EVERYDAY, ALWAYS ON DRIVE.

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  • Nancy F.
  • 5/9/2013 10:26:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsIt Works Good!

Pros: Can't beat this drive for the $ so far..
Installation was fast I was surprised. No formatting,fdisk,etc. Popped Windows 7 disk in and was good to go in near record time on my system.
Ran a full suite of diagnostics, chkdsk,benchmarks,error scans, health (Good) all the way to temperature 31-36c.
All perfect and runs much better and faster than my 10yr old Maxtor..Hee-He.

Cons: Yep, its an old IDE drive and practically pocket change of what I paid 10 years ago for my out of breath 40gig Maxtor.
Now time will tell on how long this one runs?

Other Thoughts: Going to possibly buy & try refurb. SATA's next time for my newer not so extinct yet systems.

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  • Laura P.
  • 5/7/2013 6:38:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsRefurbished junk.

Pros: It's a hard drive, it stores data.

Very quiet, great for DVR use.

Cons: One of 2 drives DOA

Refurbished, 50% chance it's DOA.

Other Thoughts: I ordered 2 because it's been my experience that anything refurbished has about a 50% chance of working or not. Surprise surprise, one drive DOA. Can't complain because of the price, it's honestly not worth returning the defective one. I only needed one for my Replay TV 5504. The one that works, seems to work well. If I got 2 working units, it would have been 5 eggs, but it gets 3 because I got a dead one. I have to wonder if they actually test anything they send out as refurbished, or is 50% good enough odds that they just see if it comes back?

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  • Frank L.
  • 5/1/2013 8:44:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJust Don't

Pros: Very affordable, and fast shipping.

Cons: Mine was junk. Installed windows 7 and got errors. Reinstalled and got random crashes... Reinstalled again and now it's running with windows telling me it detected a hard disk problem....

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  • Tim M.
  • 4/29/2013 2:45:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks just fine

Pros: Works as expectged

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Had the drive installed as my boot drive for Win 7 for two months and not a single problem so far.

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  • stephen r.
  • 4/23/2013 12:10:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsseagate 160g refurb

Pros: after about a month of use as my system drive it seems to be working just fine. passed all the drive tests i ran w/out problem. runs fairly cool - about 35C at 70F ambient. got it to replace an aging wd 40g that was starting to fail - bad sectors etc. this one has done the job so far.

Cons: seems to be hit or miss with refurb drives, altho looks like some times the problems are operator error. still i see lots of doa drives on the user comments.

Other Thoughts: this one had low spinups (~200) and fairly high hours in operation (~12000) as seen in smart. possibly may give it a longer life for my use. since drive size has steadily increased over time, the larger drives are likely newer - i wouldn't go smaller than 120 - 160g on a refurb. for about $15 on a 160g drive i'm gonna keep buying from newegg.

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