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|11-10-2012 05:06 PM|
Hope you guys can help me. I bought one of these from J&R the other day, and I just received it. But it looks like the hard drive has been used. The packaging looks like it has been opened and plastic protector on one side has lots of bubbles like it has been peeled off and put back on. Do you know if there's a way for me to tell if the drive has been used before?
When I plugged in the drive to my mac it wouldn't even let me save files in it because it has been formatted for "Windows NT File System (NTFS)" according to the disk utility. The box says that it's compatible for Macs, so it should work out of the box, right? What do you think? Was this hard drive previously used?
|11-06-2012 06:05 AM|
|11-05-2012 04:18 PM|
|11-05-2012 02:00 PM|
|m6284505||Are these for sale in store? I am not a member but a friend of mine might be able to get one for me. They aren't the 'online' type of person so ordering online might be a stretch for them.|
|11-05-2012 01:46 PM|
J&R also sells this for $199.99. Use promo code SPOOKY to get another $5 off.
|10-29-2012 11:31 AM|
I've always been a fan of Hitachi harddrives.
|10-29-2012 09:46 AM|
|10-29-2012 09:30 AM|
|10-28-2012 10:09 AM|
|AkumaX||i'm tempted to get one of these and crack it open. doesn't look like a "normal" head-parking green drive, hopefully it's more reliable?|
|10-22-2012 12:51 PM|
|ufokillerz||compared this to the other 199 deal at jr and b&h, the hitachi touro pro is 7200rpm while the western digital is 5700 rpm! this is a good deal for costco members.|
|10-20-2012 11:03 PM|
|Superocean||Glad I searched on SD before posting. Great find OP, beat me to it by 5 days.|
|10-19-2012 09:16 PM|
|10-19-2012 09:05 PM|
these are the drives inside.
|10-19-2012 10:06 AM|
So are these Western Digital drives? The first pictures says "HGST: A Western Digital Company"
Edit: it looks like it stands for Hitachi Global Storage Technologies which was bought by WD in March 2012. How reliable are their drives?
|10-19-2012 09:57 AM|
|TheBuzzer||what type of hard drive is in it, i am thinking of opening the externals up and putting it into my nas|
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