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Old 10-23-2012, 10:20 PM   #15
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Default Re: The hard drive failure thread

Originally Posted by Ami Sapphire View Post

Western Digital Caviar 1GB drive, WDAC21000-00H. Had a Mfg. date of 1996-02-29.
That gen of Caviar, pre-1998 seem to be the worst for me. Had 2 of them with bad sectors and one failed with a click-of-death with any attempt to access past 238 MB. They seem to be more inconsistent in QC then 1998s and later.

In fact, the worst one was a 1996! Failed out of the blue with a dead broad region. That was the "238 MB" 1 GB.
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