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[Newegg] HOT! Newegg.ca WD Caviar Green 2TB for 146.99 - FREE SHIPPING

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[Newegg] HOT! Newegg.ca WD Caviar Green 2TB for 146.99 - FREE SHIPPING

Just nabbed a Western Digital Green 2 TB Drive for 146.99 with free shipping. Great deal at Newegg.ca! Go, Go, GO!!

Linky: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.as ... -_-Product
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I've only been waiting a year for this to happen. 2tb wd < $150 CAD. guess what folks?

SMOKIN HOT SALSA!!!!!!!!
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this drive has 50% failure rate within 30 days.
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bluga wrote: this drive has 50% failure rate within 30 days.
is there a source for this??
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FTO wrote: is there a source for this??
Yeah, I'd like to know as well. I've had one for a few months now and it's been working flawlessly.
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According to the reviews, it looks like quite a bit of people are having DOA or drives dying within 12 months problems.
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every hard drive has a 100% failure rate

if you aren't backing your **** up to a different hard drive from a different manufacturer and a different shipping date, it is your own fault
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Also, it looks like this drive is not intended for:
  • RAID;
  • boot drive;
  • servers.
So I guess if you have a lot of family movies you want to store, this could be a good deal.
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Wow...seems like smoking deal.

And I can't believe there are so many DOA...bad batch? WD has been making the most reliable drives lately.
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i have two of these drives in my windows home server, plus a third WD20EARS version, and all three have been running full time in the server well.

this is a good price, i just ordered the seagate version from black friday deals, and hitachi deskstar version before that. all of them work well.

i would love to order this drive too (i have a hdd and ssd addiction) lol. but out of slots in my server (can only hold 8 total). next drive to replace would be 1.5tb. which would be kind of a waste to upgrade to only 2tb. and gain a measly 500 gb. course right now i am buying drives faster than i can fill em. got 4tb free on the server still.
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Yeah... I have 4 of 'em running in my acer easystore for backups..
not a single problem... been running for 2 months now - guess I beat the stats?
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torseller07 wrote: Also, it looks like this drive is not intended for:
  • RAID;
  • boot drive;
  • servers.
So I guess if you have a lot of family movies you want to store, this could be a good deal.
Well it is a 5900rpm drive, so that makes sense.
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Swissbeatz wrote: Ordered 3!

Thanks!
Ordered 2 for my Acer easyStore server as well.

The Seagate 1.5T got dropped off the storage pool for no reason. Peace of **** and don't trust it any more. :twisted:

Thanks OP for the deal.

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