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5.0 out of 5 stars Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM
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At 10 pence per gigabyte you can't really complain!

I have an existing Seagate drive that is beginning to make unnerving rattling sounds and so I have installed this Caviar drive and activated the backup software that comes free within the Vista control panel to do a daily update copy of all my files.

When the Seagate does finally fall of its...
Published on 23 Feb 2009 by J. K. Groves

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23 of 28 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Upgrade to 500GB drives - had problems
I got 5 of these drives to upgrade capacity on overnight backups. One of the drives failed on it's first backup and I can't do anything with it in Windows Disk Management. The drive is visible but reported as unreadable. It has no drive letter and Windows isn't allowing me to do anything with it, like start again as if it was a fresh drive.

Due to the fact that...
Published on 15 Dec 2009 by A. C. Labels Clouston


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product., 18 Nov 2011
This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
I bought this disk to use as a cheap backup, and it performs very well with no problems.
I prefer the Blue version to the Green, as I have heard mixed reports about the Green.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hard-Drive-no-sweat, 25 April 2011
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Kevin John Lee (glasgow/scotland) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
This Hard-Drive was and is easy on even an inexperienced,wanna-be geek!and performes as it should,and! will not break your Bank A/C.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent hard drive, 15 Oct 2010
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This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
An excellent reliable hard drive that works perfectly. I dropped it into my usb docking station, formatted it and started sending data to it immediately with no problems at all. I can highly recommend this hard drive.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Review of WD5000AAKS By Marauder Stores, 9 Jun 2010
This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
An excellent hard drive, to which I bought 2 to create a NAS device.
Good drive, not too loud, excellent performance, and very reliable.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent - does the job, 1 Jun 2010
This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
The disk does exctly what is required of of it. It is quiet and speed is good. Partitioned and formatted easily, installed Windows and Linux easily. Very happy with purchase.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars As advertised!, 31 May 2010
This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
Arrived promptly in well padded box along with a number of other items purchased separately a day or two later - very efficient! The drive is quiet, very easy to install and works as advertised. Enough said.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Mr, 22 May 2010
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Anne Louise Duffy (Ireland) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
Bought 2 of these sata hard disks. Easy to install, functions really well. No problems, quiet running. A nice product
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5.0 out of 5 stars All Good, 10 May 2010
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J. Storey (CAMBS, England) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
does what it says on the box.
Was extremely easy to fit in my machine, fired up without any trouble, so far (1 month) so good.
And this is a good price.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good price came quick and easy to install., 30 April 2010
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P. S. Dugmore (UK) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
I am a real novice and only got this as my original one stopped working.
I was pleasently supprised how easy its was to install and put on the windows op.

It is quite and quick.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars hard drive, 16 April 2010
This review is from: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAII 16MB Cache 3.5 inch Internal Hard Drive OEM WD5000AAKS (Personal Computers)
I have not had this internal hard drive for long, so i could not say how reliable it is, but so far i have not had any problems with it. it was easy to install, not bad so far.
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