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WD Blue WD7500BPVX 750GB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Notebook Hard Drive Bare Drive

  • Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing
  • Massive capacity,Slim design
  • Height:9.5mm
  • 2-year limited warranty
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Jenny V.
  • 4/11/2015 7:35:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

Pros: Works like it should. It's a western digital. buy it new condition and nothing goes wrong.

Cons: None.

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  • Michel R.
  • 3/22/2015 6:32:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsJust ok

Pros: Added 750Gb to laptop as d:drive

Cons: Drive emit a buzz when in the he'd caddy replacing the dvd of dell latitude. Sound goes away after a few minutes, looks like a balancing thing... Does not happen with other drives.

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  • Jim M.
  • 3/5/2015 7:05:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWD makes hd upgrade easy

Pros: The drive itself is really nice, performes well with no real problems to speak of. What sold me on this drive besides price was getting to use wd's acronis true image, it worked fantastically for cloning my original drive and made this hd upgrade easy and mostly risk free because my original drive and everything on it is left intact. Sweet!

Cons: None that I experienced.

Other Thoughts: If your wanting to upgrade your hd for more space like I did or perhaps better performance. don't be afraid, wd seems to have you covered. But definitely read the acronis true image PDF manual.

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  • Paul P.
  • 2/28/2015 10:43:09 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorked fine

Pros: I got a great egg deal on this one. I shopped a few days and it appeared.

WD is all good. No worry. no troubles

It is backward compatible to older machines. Panasonic picked it up right away and did the install of the OS. Like a ten year old but not older than that. I worried it would not backward compatible for me, but it did. I probably has SATA I 3.0Gb/sec.

Cons: I really personally had no real use for it. I used it to try a test on a laptop with a mind to install it in some laptop I will sell.

Other Thoughts: HDDs are real cheap and real good these days>

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  • Brandon S.
  • 1/19/2015 8:52:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsGarbage

Pros: None

Cons: This drive came standard in my MSI laptop.

After having this drive for a while, I noticed my laptop would freeze every ten minutes. At first I thought it was a problem with the laptop itself or that I potentially had a bad hard drive, but after I got a replacement HDD from MSI, I noticed the same problem was occurring.

After doing some research, I found out that this drive has a "green" feature hard coded into the firmware. What this feature does is shutoff the HDD every 10 or so minutes due to inactivity. For those of you who are composing a word document (which mostly runs from the RAM) you'll be hearing the HDD wind up every ten minutes, and whatever program you have open will freeze (because it's waiting for the drive to wind up and read). It's extremely frustrating and pointless in a HDD, not to mention constantly stopping and starting a HDD will cause it to fail quicker (some say by half). It is deplorable that this has become a standard industry practice, and I hope other HDD manufacturers are not following WD's example. If I wanted a "green" or "eco" drive, I would have bought one, instead I ended up replacing this drive with one out of an old (~5 years old) laptop. It's slow to boot, but it doesn't cause my programs to freeze and doesn't slow down my games at all (besides loading time, not a big deal). It's ironic that 5 year old technology can outperform this junk, how unfortunate for WD. I'm guessing that half of these "failures" listed in the review section for this drive are actually just the drive doing what it was programed to, but please take these negative reviews seriously!

Do not purchase this, go somewhere else. I recommend seagate, samsung or hitachi (not sure if they make laptop HDD but check!). These are truly the best brands, I've had every one and not a single failure or quirk. I've had the seagate for over seven years and it's been the best drive I've ever had (I'm of course referring to desktop HDD), but anything at this point is better than WD.

Other Thoughts: Buyer beware!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Scott S.
  • 11/10/2014 8:19:09 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWD is one of the best

Pros: Great Drive to replace factory junk runs fast lots of capacity.

Cons: not 7200 RPM but Knew that.

Other Thoughts: Highly recommended to replace your Fuji factory junk

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  • William R.
  • 9/25/2014 7:46:16 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood drives

Pros: Price to performance is good. Warranty is good. WD is a great brand and this drive follows suite so far

Cons: None at this time

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  • Brandon P.
  • 9/20/2014 4:49:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: worked like a charm to replace a messed up laptop 2.5 drive. wd is a+

Cons: itty bitty

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  • Jonathan M.
  • 9/16/2014 8:34:31 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat HDD, Awesome price!

Pros: Works as it should.

Cons: None

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  • Jeremy A.
  • 9/14/2014 8:01:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSo far so good.

Pros: Currently using in an Zalman ZM-VE300-SE external cradle. I have iso files, the portableapps.com suite, and an installation of linux all running from this little drive.

Performance over usb3 is quite tolerable... perhaps nice even... even when booting Linux or running Libre Office from the drive.

Cons: I was worried by all the other negative reviews and I'll admit I'm still a bit worried. I've had absolutely no problems and seen no signs of failure from this drive while I've been using it but I find I wish I had more peace of mind regarding it.

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