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250GB WD Caviar SE16 SATA (Western Digital Part #WD2500KS-00MJB0) - $30

This sound like an okay buy?
It will be going in a computer with an A4-3400 and MSI A55M-P35 motherboard.
    
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Yeah that sounds fine for what your goal is
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post #3 of 8
it depends what your intentions are for the computer, but if it;s just basic stuff, sure why not
post #4 of 8
not sure if thats a refurb or not, generally I've found the "cheaper" hard drives to be refurbs.

and Of the Refurbished hard drives I've gotten, its been 50/50 whether its DoA or not.. so not very impressed thus far.
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post #5 of 8
I would personally prefer at least a 500GB. But again, all depends on what you're using it for. And if it is a refurb just make sure that there's a good return policy, I usually buy through newegg because they're really good about taking back DOA refurbs.
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not when the DoA costs as much to ship back as the actual item.

They don't accept conventional postage, and demand courier which at least in Canada runs 20-30$ +
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post #7 of 8
Fair enough. I'm in Wisconsin and here its not really an issue, like $7.
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Originally Posted by Neokolzia View Post

not when the DoA costs as much to ship back as the actual item.

They don't accept conventional postage, and demand courier which at least in Canada runs 20-30$ +
That's why I buy off NCIX in Canada. Free RMA shipping. thumb.gif
     
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