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3TB Toshiba Canvio Desk USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive EXPIRED

sjsfan 19,440 February 25, 2013 at 08:57 AM in Computers (5) More Amazon Deals
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Promoted 02-25-2013 at 10:59 AM View Original Post
Amazon.com has 3TB Toshiba Canvio Desk USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive (HDWC130XK3J1) for $109.99 with free shipping. Thanks sjsfan

Newegg.com also has 3TB Toshiba Canvio Desk External Desktop Hard Drive (HDWC130XK3J1) for $129.99 - $20 w/ promo code EMCXVVV37 = $109.99 with free shipping.

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Edited February 25, 2013 at 10:34 AM by sjsfan
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  • High capacity storage in a compact desktop design
  • Versatile orientation that fits your space in your home or office
  • Preloaded easy-to-use backup software
  • Secure backup with password
  • USB 3.0 + USB 2.0 compatible
  • 3-year limited warranty included
  • File, folder and full system backup and recovery
  • USB plug and play

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#31
damn was going to jump on this deal which is great for its price, but after reading all the reviews on Newegg i think i'll have to pass and wait for another deal like this!
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#32
Quote from TH0R View Post :
Wrong, there are still drives out there with great reviews. It's better to buy a smaller capacity, reliable hard drive than a bigger capacity POS that will fail and take your data with it.
Ah I see. You do realize that drives are pretty much only manufactured by 2 or 3 companies now? Also, I would just love to try and cram 24 500Gb drives into my server...
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#33
Quote from ohm4life911 View Post :
damn was going to jump on this deal which is great for its price, but after reading all the reviews on Newegg i think i'll have to pass and wait for another deal like this!
Go on Newegg and try to find a drive listed as 5-eggs with more than 10 reviews. Even the WD 2TB blacks have 17% 1-egg reviews.
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#34
Quote from dvdapex View Post :
Per previous SD post the drive inside is a Hitachi HDS5C3030BLE630
We have a winner.

See here for more info/discussion:
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1726279
http://www.overclock.net/t/135510...-60-2tb-80
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Quote from joeH1974 View Post :
Ah I see. You do realize that drives are pretty much only manufactured by 2 or 3 companies now? Also, I would just love to try and cram 24 500Gb drives into my server...
Enjoy your faulty equipment, you are not worthy of my input.
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#36
Quote from TH0R View Post :
Enjoy your faulty equipment, you are not worthy of my input.
I'm torn up about it. Really. LMAO
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#37
i would stay away from toshiba.. had bad experience lost all of my backed up data :-(
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#38
Warranty concerns aside, I think I may have finally found the perfect HDD for my new HTPC.

Stick two of these together in a RAID1 array and I'll be set. Quieter, and less energy, than the ACA (7200 RPM) version, and $20 cheaper at sale pricing. It's just for media storage (SSD for OS/Apps) so I can't see how speed would ever be an issue.
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#39
ive had mine for months now with weekly backups running. no issues. however, i did run a full sector scan before committing to this hardrive. this is something EVERYONE should do. if you have any bad sectors on an empty hardrive, you're better off RMA'ing it and getting a new one while you still can. ive done this on all my hardrives over the last decade and have never had one die on me, aside from the IBM deathstar. i mean deskstar.
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Quote from chops View Post :
ive had mine for months now with weekly backups running. no issues. however, i did run a full sector scan before committing to this hardrive. this is something EVERYONE should do. if you have any bad sectors on an empty hardrive, you're better off RMA'ing it and getting a new one while you still can. ive done this on all my hardrives over the last decade and have never had one die on me, aside from the IBM deathstar. i mean deskstar.
I did the exact same thing. Picked this up for $69.99 during the Best Buy debacle. Now it happily sits on a shelf as a backup to my server's 3TB WD red.
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#41
Since this is Harddrive, so if you've shoprunning membership, then I think buying through Newegg is better as they ship via Fedex as compared to Amazon.com which send via UPS (It's just my experience, that I get my package delivered with a little more care with FexEx!)
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#42
I have this drive and love the speeds. I get 130 MB/s (not Mb/s) write on large files (video) and 90 MB/S on smaller files (mp3), it almost as fast as transfer between my internal SATA drives, this is definitely a SLICKDEAL!
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#43
Quote from Carnivore View Post :
Well for starters it's 5 dollars more for an additional terabyte of space.
Not very smart comparison. WD is a portable drive(much better deal). This one is not (AC power requires)
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#44
I bought it from NewEgg just now. Be prepared though, quite a few of us are going to receive dead or almost dead drives. Good luck to all. Remember, if the drive fails on you, you will have to pay for return shipping (+restocking for NE).
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#45
Quote from joeH1974 View Post :
You do realize that drives are pretty much only manufactured by 2 or 3 companies now?
I assume you do not realize the variety of quality of hard drives made by each company. I do not know how to judge reliability, other than to compare warranty periods. I do know however that I want to avoid drives with a one-year warranty.
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