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WD Blue WD5000LPVX 500GB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Notebook Hard Drive Bare Drive-Factory Recertified

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  • Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing
  • Massive capacity,Slim design
  • Height:7.0mm
  • 5400 RPM 8MB Cache
  • SATA 6.0Gb/s
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 90 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 90 days

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  • 8/2/2014 7:20:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead on arrival

Pros: Cheap and WD brand power.

Cons: It is recertified. It means that it had problem before.
I bought five disks and one is Dead on arrival. Second one has noisy problem. The other three disks are unboxed yet.

Other Thoughts: I own a computer repair shop in LA. My comments could help other users. I just want to share my experience with

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Jooyoung, your feedback on the WD Blue is appreciated and we regret discovering the concerns you are currently having. We understand your situation and will gladly replace your in-warranty drives, as we stand by our products and their associated warranties. Please allow us the opportunity to correct this issue for you, resulting in a positive resolution to your issue, by contacting is via email or phone below and referencing your Newegg review with our staff.
(800) 275-4932

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  • Chad D.
  • 7/14/2014 4:03:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSliped right in and turned right on.

Pros: Its a WD

Cons: None

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  • Bruce R.
  • 4/2/2014 9:08:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt works

Pros: It works, looks new.

Cons: none

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  • robin l.
  • 3/30/2014 9:34:09 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat product

Pros: price and availability.

Cons: no cons just that its a blue drive ... wished it was a black caviar.

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  • Raymond W.
  • 12/30/2013 10:34:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Never had problems with WD before.

Cons: Purchased REC. First one worked great for 3 weeks then HDD stopped working.
2nd one came in dead on arrival. Now over 1 month old and I have to go to WD for replacement and that will be 6 weeks.
Shipping will be more than I paid.

Other Thoughts: If you have many weeks of free time or need practice installing your operating system this may be the HDD for you.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello there kimbaray, we want to extend our apologies for the issues you have experienced. We would appreciate the opportunity to assist you on any problems you may have, resulting in a positive resolution to your issue, as we would replace investigate the cause of your issue and replace the defective product with no further expense to you. Please contact us at 1 (800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: Please indicate within the online case creation or with the first support agent you speak with, that you are responding to a Newegg review, so we route you and your information to the correct team members.

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