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Old 10-21-2012, 10:11 PM   #13
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Default Re: The hard drive failure thread

Western Digital
18 Aug 2009 (under warranty until 2014, hooray)
1420 POH (yes, 1,420)
SMART reads "Pending sectors", system gets stuck in a reboot loop. Error scan shows this-
I've had two Western Digital Scorpio Blue (Yours is a Scorpio Black) go in one month. Also one a few years ago that I remember. Never seen a Desktop Caviar Blue come back yet. One I just sent for RMA and the other was in a near brand-new Acer, but no RMA because they keep track of non-retail drives in their database.
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