Skip to: | - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

Home > 
Dan J.'s Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 ST3000DM001 3TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: less than 1 day

Pros: Looks like a hard drive

Cons: Ordered 4 drives for a NAS, one failed in the first 2 hours.

Synology DS413 Diskless System DiskStation
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggs Dead after 2 hours 11/02/2012

This review is from: Synology DS413 Diskless System DiskStation

Pros: Good looking specs

Cons: This was my second Synology NAS. I'm very happy with the DS211j that has run without incident for 2 years now. It took about 2 hours to get this unit unpacked, drives installed and software configured with (4) 3 TB (approved) drives in RAID 6. After it was fully configured, and as the unit was conducting a background parity check, I transferred a few gigs of files on to it. When I tried to delete those files, drive #2 disappeared from the array, causing the unit to go into alarm mode, then total failure. Now, it just sits with the blue power LED blinking. Dead as a doornail. Thank goodness it failed before I put anything important on it.

Other Thoughts: Others have complained of the cheap feeling build quality of this unit. I wouldn't mind the lightweight plastic feel if the unit worked as advertised, but, alas, it doesn't.

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F4 HD322GJ/U 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggs Died at just under 2 years (in RAID 1 boot) 09/28/2012

This review is from: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F4 HD322GJ/U 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Very reliable for almost two years

Cons: Died after two years

Other Thoughts: This drive was in RAID 1 as the boot drive. Worked flawlessly up until it died, just shy of the warranty period expiration


Dan J.'s Profile

Display Name: Dan J.

Date Joined: 02/24/04

  • Reviews: 11
  • Helpfulness: 5
  • First Review: 11/05/05
  • Last Review: 11/03/12
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.