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Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive Bare Drive

  • 7200 RPM 16MB Cache
  • SATA 3.0Gb/s
  • 3 years limited
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Peter H.
  • 11/8/2013 8:15:01 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsstill working eight years later

Pros: Just wanted to say how impressed I am with WD drives. Eight years at 7200 RPM and still SMART says it's great.

Cons: None. Wish it was bigger of course.. now.

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  • MARCUS Z.
  • 11/3/2013 4:09:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsServed its perpouse

Pros: It was a great drive till it died, which was many years into the future! Haha, drives die eventually right?

Cons: NONE!

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  • Julian A.
  • 11/1/2013 11:40:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsStill worktoday since 2006

Pros: Never had an issue.

Cons: None

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  • Jonathan B.
  • 8/16/2013 5:38:21 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Drive

Pros: Ordered 4 drives on my last personal build back in May 2007. Today August 2013 one drive has failed. It lasted 6 years 3 months, others still run great!

Cons: Didn't last forever.

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  • Brendan A.
  • 6/22/2013 2:15:07 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome drives

Pros: Fast, even by today's standards.
I've had two of these for over 7 years and they continue to work flawlessly. WD black drives are truly worth it.

Cons: A bit pricey, considering all the competition these days from slower, high capacity drives and SSDs, but it's hard to beat the reputation of WD blacks

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  • Darrin M.
  • 1/5/2013 4:32:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGoing good for 7 years now!

Pros: The title said it all!
Have had zero problems. Its been running 24/7

Cons: Nothing bad about this.

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  • Richard W.
  • 12/2/2012 7:24:06 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsEnergizer Bunny

Pros: I bought at least a dozen of these.

Still have most of them.

Zero failures.

Cons: Discontinued

Other Thoughts: The capacity seemed infinite when I bought them. Now with SSDs, 250GB is large again.

Too bad they are no longer available.

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  • Michael T.
  • 11/23/2012 11:50:41 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNever stops working.

Pros: quiet, fast, good quality.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: i have been using this hard drive for the last 5 years or so and i have never had any problems with it.

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  • Roman M.
  • 3/26/2012 3:02:21 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsSolid!!

Pros: Bought this HDD in 2006 and it still works perfectly, no signs of failure what so ever. Also, very fast read and write speed, it outperforms newer hard drives partly due to its large cache size and smaller capacity! Perfect for OS!

Cons: NONE

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  • Pete H.
  • 1/12/2012 1:11:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs5 yrs still going

Pros: still going after 5 yrs...no problems

Cons: none

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