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Item#: N82E16822178125

Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 500GB 5400 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Notebook Hard Drive

  • 7.0 mm height,5400RPM
  • Seagate 7mm HDD are compatible with all 9.5mm systems. Both drives support standard SATA interfaces.
  • Seagate SmartAlign technology
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • EVAN E.
  • 3/13/2015 7:08:25 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSeagate Momentus Thin

Pros: Thin.
Works.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Used this for a direct replacement of a failed Win8 HDD in a customer's ASUS notebook.

Windows 8/Asus's schema of a restore partition is nice, but only if owners take the darn 10 minutes to create restore media.

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  • robert s.
  • 3/8/2015 7:27:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsstill working

Pros: No complaints still working after a year. Fast, very low power requirement in external enclosure. Does not need 2nd power connections. Works great.

Cons: none

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  • Donald S.
  • 3/7/2015 8:18:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSeagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 500GB 5400 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Notebook Hard Drive

Pros: Worked well with Toshiba Satellite laptop. Easy to install.

Cons: None at this time.

Other Thoughts: Factory hard drive crashed. Back up your hard drive weekly! Don't loss all your data like I did!

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  • Arnie J.
  • 2/21/2015 11:48:58 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsUnreliable drives that fail often

Pros: Small form factor
It stores data

Cons: They do not last
Data Loss
Frustration
Upset clients

Other Thoughts: Seagate used to be a reliable brand of hard drive many years back. In the last few years they have really fallen short in the reliability department. I own a computer business and Seagate drives account for 90% of the failures that I see day in and day out. I avoid these drives at all costs. Hitachi is actually my preferred drive these days as they are very reliable.

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  • Rhonda F.
  • 1/17/2015 12:00:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsQuiet!

Pros: Quiet, 500gb, Great price. This also arrived in the mail along with my new Ram relatively fast considering I used regular old shipping! I will be back with an update in a months time to update y'all!

Cons: none so far. Hopefully not ever!

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  • Reid N.
  • 10/12/2014 11:16:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsHad to RMA back to Seagate after 6 months

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Failed after 6 months. Non-recoverable. SMART failure

Other Thoughts: Seagate has great warranty support

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  • Kathie R.
  • 9/22/2014 7:52:47 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsTech

Pros: Works great no problems and seems to be much faster than the regular size drives.

Cons: None

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  • Chip H.
  • 6/12/2014 6:15:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Got this for a ps3 and it works great. So far it has been flawless.

Cons: I have had no major concerns.

Other Thoughts: There might be something better on the market but for the price this one has worked very well. I would not hesitate to buy this item for a ps3.

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  • Nicholas O.
  • 3/20/2014 3:21:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect for PS3

Pros: Used this 500 GB Drive to replace the factory 160 GB drive in my PS3.
Install was smooth and easy.
Running great since Sept 2013.

Cons: None. Got this item at a great price also.

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  • Thomas M.
  • 3/7/2014 6:50:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggstm1171

Pros: This HDD came in my laptop and has lasted coming on three years now. It still performs like it is new and has lasted through several drops while running. It is a decent drive for playing games on which is the type of things I do

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I would strongly recommend this drive to someone looking for a good reliable HDD with plenty of space.

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