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|Topic Review (Newest First)|
|12-22-2012 12:42 AM|
Has anyone had experience with extension cables and this drive? I see that there are 1.5 and 3ft ones here. The 3ft ones might be problematic, and one user specifically mentions a problem with a WD drive.
|12-20-2012 09:40 PM|
|12-20-2012 04:54 PM|
|PrncsNYC||Mine arrived today. New, in a box, with packing paper.|
|12-20-2012 04:05 PM|
Envelope here. Why there's no consistency for these things is puzzling to me. But, as mentioned, at least it's suspended.
I've been looking at it with CrystalDiskInfo to see how it does with power cycling and load/unload cycling (head parking), and so far, both are stable. My APM was already set to 80h, as shown here, which means "Minimum power consumption without Standby." You can see it down this page:
Update: Load/unload is up to 32 now. I don't know what the timeout for head parks is set at though. Does anyone else? Wdidle3 isn't going to work with USB.
|12-20-2012 03:53 PM|
the device itself is suspended by those black plastic molds inside the original product box
not complaining about the packaging
|12-20-2012 03:14 PM|
got mine today works great...
was shipped in a box with paper protection... seemed okay looks new
|12-20-2012 01:13 PM|
|Necro||I got a padded envelope as well - this is a new low for crappy shipping if HDD's by NewEgg...|
|12-19-2012 10:11 PM|
received mine today. 2.5" external enclosure, single usb cable that is double ended on the drive side. Shipped in a box, not the best protection but probably OK.
Tried it on a brand new dell win7 laptop (including ports marked SS and with the power icons), a two year old dell win7 laptop, and a two year old win7 home-built tower plugged directly into the motherboard USB ports on back. None of the machines recognize the drive or even detect that anything is plugged into USB. It doesn't appear in disc management.
When I touch the drive case, I can feel it spin up and due an initial seek (it feels and sounds 100% normal in my experience); but that's it, nothing further happens.
|12-19-2012 06:08 PM|
|12-19-2012 12:34 PM|
|ChiliPepper||Got mine today. Brand new. Great deal!|
|12-18-2012 06:49 PM|
Got mine just now. The condition of the box makes it look used. The protective sticker has been removed and reapplied. Anyone else experience that?
Wonder if I should open it or return it...
|12-18-2012 05:19 PM|
|findavincent||It says it delivered but I didn't get anything...|
|12-18-2012 11:58 AM|
|paperwastage||got it today...|
|12-17-2012 08:31 PM|
|pinkblack||I ordered very late last night and got my tracking number this afternoon, it's shipped! Woohoo! Thanks OP!|
|12-17-2012 06:02 PM|
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