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No they have 5 year warranty.
There's something definately wrong then, I just registered and my warranty expires on some date 2014, i get 1035 days. what should I do?
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There's something definately wrong then, I just registered and my warranty expires on some date 2014, i get 1035 days. what should I do?
I would call Western Digital for sure.
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I would call Western Digital for sure.
thanks guys, ill call them up and get back with the updates! ****,gotta solve this problem!
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Plus I read that the 640 is way faster than the 750 I got! Is there a very huge difference? The difference between the 640 and 750 over here is $1,plus the 640 is out of stock, so I got the 750.
750GB Blacks used to be slower, but there's no guarantee that's still the case. Benchmark both with HDTune and post the graphs!

AHCI mode provides hot-swapping and lets the drives enable NCQ (re-orders requests) making them a tad faster when multitasking heavily. Some SSDs also require it for TRIM support, so it's a good idea to have it enabled in preparation for future upgrades.

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My SATA II VelociRaptor sounded exactly like that, and so did my 7100.10 Barracudas (both of them).

I've always thought that this was normal. After all, they are mechanical devices.

By the way, I think the sound you're hearing is the arm moving around inside very quickly.
Yep. All my drives sound like that.

That's how I can tell if slowdown is I/O related or some other reason - HDD noise. I had a Raptor (an original one), so I consider that "quiet as can be". It's also worth noting that I have good hearing, and can hear the same noise from Greens and Samsung drives. Samsung drives tend to be almost inaudible, but that just annoys me more than if it were louder.

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And do the black ones just have a 3year warranty?! I just registered mine, and its showing 2014!
What was its manufacture date?

You can register the purchase date and get it updated to the full 5 years. They have links all over their website, including on the warranty check page.

If it isn't giving you 5 years, contact WD.
     
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Ok, gave the 750 Back and picked up a 640 instead. The 640 is way more quiet than the 750. WD are pretty good in India, much better than Seagate. It also offers on-site warranty over seagates service center warranty! That's one reason I chose them over seagates a couple of years back. Now, I'm happy. FTW WD

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All's cool now.
Edited by chip94 - 8/9/11 at 12:22pm
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