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fzabkarSep 23, 2013, 9:06 PM The oxidisation is a common problem in WD drives. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Price Available at Checkout Why can’t we show you details of this product?Some manufacturers place restrictions on how details of their products may be communicated. The Seagate drive in my laptop has been awesome, and it actually did make the laptop noticeably more responsive compared to the WD Scorpio Blue drive the laptop came with.

My reallocated sector count is at 199. Sign up and start enjoying: Expedited Shipping Free 3-Day-or-sooner expedited shipping on qualifying items. It can not be used for drives that have a mechanical or electrical failure. 13thmonkeySep 22, 2013, 3:09 PM AznGothic said: 13thmonkey said: it might be too late, if your data Will spin, but not show up on computer.

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so if you see a "NEW" hard disk for sale by a unknown mfr. Problems starts when you use the disk w. On the other hand the old Barracuda would happily record and replay all 8 streams without a sweat. All rights reserved.

The Tech Report CES 2017 news recap 37 commentslast by TheMonkeyKing at 12:05 PM FEATURES The curtain comes up on AMD's Vega architectureRadeons get ready for the workloads of the future This one wouldn't even be recognized by anything I plugged it into. Used a different known working power connector, switched out sata cables, etc. Hard Drive Spinning But Not Reading About 2 months ago, the WD My Book died, I RMA'd it.

And the WD7500BVPT is a good performer. External Hard Drive Not Spinning Western Digital After HD Tune, we partition the drives and kick off our usual IOMeter scripts, which are now aligned to 4KB sectors. I can use windows movie maker to compress files to another format and then send it to my other hardrive. Loading...

Some further notes on our methods: Noise levels were measured with a TES-52 Digital Sound Level meter 1" from the side of the drives at idle and under an HD Tune Hard Drive Not Spinning On Startup GreenPower Technology With GreenPower technology, the Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS yields lower operating temperatures for increased reliability and low acoustics for ultra-quiet PCs and external drives. I didn't really think much of it since the drive was kind of old, it was original from a pre-built HP I had before I built my main rig. Which is why I know what that link entailed.

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Jun 7, 2014 at 8:43 PM #19 gdallsk Joined: Apr 24, 2012 Messages: 608 (0.35/day) Thanks Received: 447 Location: Northamptonshire System Specs Processor: Core i7 5820K 4.3 GHz/Core i3 4360 3.7 Subscribe now. Hard Drive Not Spinning Repair I couldn't look at it right at the moment so I bought a 320GB WD Blue in the meantime. Hard Drive Stops Spinning After A Few Seconds For some reason certain Windows media HD files are working off of this drive now.

In my experience, WD Blue drives are fine for less demanding stuff but not for high I/O while the comparatively priced Seagate Barracudas can handle heavier loads. lexluthermiester said: ↑ Sounds like a recurring power problem to me. and wont buy any WD unless its black. Given our expectations, we were pleasantly surprised. Hard Drive Tries To Spin Up But Fails

I sold the two and RMAed the other and then sold it again. You can find these adapters on many computer component websites and they come with a power supply to power the drive up as well. Model WD7500AADS-00M2B0 manufactured on Feb 03 2010. Software recovery is used for drives that have been formatted or files that have been deleted that you want to recover.

But I also know the boards are encoded specifically to the drives so you have to either flash the firmware to the new PCB or swap out the chips on it. External Hard Drive Not Spinning Seagate Worse part, while I was waiting on the RMA, a second Blue died! http://www.anandtech.com/show/7330/hardware-tricks-how-to-not-fix-a-crashed-hard-drive might help, but beware you are in very dangerous territory.

I popped the bottom off, and you guessed it, WD Scorpio Blue hard drive.

HP replaced the drive under warranty with a new WD Scorpio Blue. 2 months after that, the drive died again, this time bad sectors. but you know so much already so there's not much point in you reading things that have been sent to help. However, we were able to find theWD7500BVPT Scorpio Blue 750 GB for as low as Rs. 6,400 in shops. External Hard Drive Not Powering Up Serious brown out condition.

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This one wouldn't even be recognized by anything I plugged it into. When the power company came out to test it, the lines were only at 101 volts instead of between 110 and 120 where they were suppose to be. My main PC and the NAS been connected to APC battery backups the entire time. Learn More | Sign Up Now Wish List Customer Service Track An Order Find Invoice Return An Item Check Return Status Find Rebates Customer Help Center All Products DEALS & SERVICES

The Seagate drive in my laptop has been awesome, and it actually did make the laptop noticeably more responsive compared to the WD Scorpio Blue drive the laptop came with. The worst experience I've had though was with WD Caviar Blacks.