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post #1 of 11
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...a 2.5TB WD Dragon 5400RPM?

Never heard of it, but I suppose it's an upgrade. Uses less power and an extra 500GB.
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As long as the seek time was the same, then it's an upgrade!
 
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post #3 of 11
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Originally Posted by Segovax View Post

...a 2.5TB WD Dragon 5400RPM?
Never heard of it, but I suppose it's an upgrade. Uses less power and an extra 500GB.

Dragon?

Can you upload a picture?
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Yea interested 2c what this is.
Hey even if its a little slower, its a storage drive and now u have moar space smile.gif

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post #5 of 11
Very weird but as other said as long as it performs the same its a upgrade for you!
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It doesn't say Dragon on the HDD label just on the RMA/Shipping label. It isn't a Caviar model though. Model number is WD25EZRX.

Picture incoming.
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It doesn't say Dragon on the HDD label just on the RMA/Shipping label. It isn't a Caviar model though. Model number is WD25EZRX.

Picture incoming.

 

Quick google search shows that model number as a refurbished green"

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236369
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post #8 of 11
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Quick google search shows that model number as a refurbished green"

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236369

"-FR" denotes a refurbished drive. wink.gif

The retail version is on sale for $133: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136873

-Edit-

Looks like a common replacement for your 2TB Caviar Green: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1672275
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Quote:
Originally Posted by axipher View Post

Quick google search shows that model number as a refurbished green"

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236369

"-FR" denotes a refurbished drive. wink.gif

The retail version is on sale for $133: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136873

 

Good catch on that. I was just confirming that it was a Caviar Green though. Still not sure what the "dragon" label means.
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where's the pictures?
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