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post #41 of 65
I don't know, but for $20 I'm thinking of pulling the trigger on one. But considering they are essentially NOT a computer sales shop I tend to doubt there will be any WDC warranty.
Edited by PapaSmurf - 3/29/11 at 8:05pm
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post #42 of 65
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Wonder how reputable the site is ...........

BBB doesn't have them listed
http://www.bbb.org/us/Find-Business-...oproducts_com/
Edited by CravinR1 - 3/29/11 at 8:09pm
post #43 of 65
Why don't you order one and let me know how it goes so I know whether to order one or not.
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post #44 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by CravinR1 View Post
Is this for real?

Wonder if these drives are covered by WD warranty

http://www.charihoproducts.com/sales.htm
Since the page is totally blank with JavaScript disabled, I wouldn't have given the site a second glance.

That said, $20 shipped is a hell of a deal and I just might get one myself for the hell of it.
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post #45 of 65
I'm currently using a Seagate 320gb 7200.10 hdd, after a year it started making a really annoying high pitched whine that occurs rather intermittently. It also made me lose some important data after 1.5 years.

Gonna get a ssd for a boot os and either Samsung or WD for 2tb storage later on.

Used Samsung hdds in the past, no failures or anything wrong. Ah well luck of the draw = /
    
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post #46 of 65
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OK I figured for $20 I'd give it a shot, since it used google checkout

Here's hoping I don't get my debit account stolen!
post #47 of 65
I dropped the hammer on one of the WD 500's. I'll post back after it arrives with the condition and warranty status.
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post #48 of 65
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I ordered one today also smurf lol

But please keep it updated. These drifves are going for $40-50 on ebay, might order 10 or 20 of them to ebay or sell for $30-40 locally and make some profit


I guess google checkout is safe
post #49 of 65
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Shipped fast! Lets hope its not junked, I may call and see if they are good for WD RMA






.......... I called the number on the invoice and it sounded like a personal voice mail lol.

Well if they send me a working HD great, even better if its available for WD RMA (not pulled from a OEM system or external bay)

Edited by CravinR1 - 3/30/11 at 12:22pm
post #50 of 65
I will say that i do like Seagate better, and i think there a better product. However, no denying the reliability of my 160gb drive thats been on for about 25000 hours check the hdtune

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