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Western Digital Black WD1001FAES 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

  • 7200 RPM 64MB Cache
  • SATA 3.0Gb/s
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WD Caviar Black drives combine a high performance electronics architecture with a rock solid mechanical architecture to deliver the perfect storage solution for your fully-loaded PC or maxed out gaming machine. Cool drive operation, no-touch head technology, leading-edge vibration protection ensure enhanced reliability.


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


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  • Jeremy R.
  • 1/12/2015 7:22:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsLasted 2 years

Pros: Fast

Cons: After 2 years this drive is now failing. Fortunately I noticed it making more noise than usual. I ran some diagnostic programs and found lots of bad sectors, etc.

Other Thoughts: In hindsight, refurbished hard drives are probably a bad idea.

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/16/2014 7:36:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsGreat job WD

Pros: Ran well for a bit

Cons: Broke before the 5 year guarantee. I'm unable to retrieve any files.

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  • Richard L.
  • 3/11/2013 1:37:11 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Plenty of storage for the price. Refurbished but still works like brand new.

Cons: None.

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  • Joshua J.
  • 11/18/2012 12:22:00 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsYep, it's refurbished

Pros: Fast Drive.

Cons: Died just after the 90 day period. Made some weird noises for a couple of nights before, then one morning... gone. Lost some of my work. Now I know, don't buy refurbished drives no matter how good the deal. The real slap in the face is that if the thing had died just two weeks earlier I might have been able to replace it... or at the very least get credit toward buying a new one.

Other Thoughts: Lesson learned, don't buy refurbished drives. I took my chances with this one, made sure to only put programs on it and not personal data. Unfortunately I had a few things in my documents that hadn't been backed up and that stuff is gone for good. I won't be doing this again.

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  • Nicholas A.
  • 10/9/2012 6:30:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot Worth It.

Pros: None, unfortunately.

Cons: Failed within 2 weeks of "use"

Other Thoughts: I bought this drive about a month ago, and it sat around a couple weeks because I was moving and didn't have a spare SATA cable. Hooked it up, everything recognized, etc. Put my wallpapers on it, maybe 2GB, and that's it. Today I go to move Steam onto the drive. 46GB of game files. Transfer goes fine, or so I thought. Windows tells me 5mins later drive is reporting problems. Now I can't move the files back off the drive.

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  • Frank T.
  • 9/30/2012 4:24:45 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRefurb HD - No problems here

Pros: Does what a tb HD should.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I would buy another.

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  • Michael M.
  • 9/30/2012 1:58:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead after 6 Months

Pros: Worked fine for first six months.

Cons: Dead after just 6 months of VERY light use. I was using this as a media drive in a PIVOS AIOS media center it never got moved around bumped hard or anything to cause it to fail.

Other Thoughts: Please listen to the reviews like I didn't and stay away from this product. I'm out 110$ bucks now.

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  • David P.
  • 9/20/2012 1:19:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent for Refurb

Pros: -Worked perfectly from day one, no issues with installing an operating system or storing files
-Came in excellent condition, no scratches or dents

Cons: -No SATA cables included, but that was expected due to refurb

Other Thoughts: An excellent buy for anyone who wants to save a little money and still have a top of the line HDD in their system. Newegg does a wonderful job of making sure their refurbished items are in good condition, will definitely look into other refurbished products by Newegg.

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  • Vincent V.
  • 9/11/2012 9:56:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBroke when I received it

Pros: None.

Cons: Broke as soon as I hooked it all up. Didnt recognize the HDD or anything. Had a grinding noise.

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  • Kevin R.
  • 8/31/2012 7:35:27 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Recognized right away and working great.

Cons: None yet.

Other Thoughts: I've only had it for a few days so the long term reliability has yet to be tested.

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