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Power on hours was 7. At a certain price threshhold, it may just be junked rather than refurbished. #7 corkyg, May 18, 2011 Jeff7181 Lifer Joined: Aug 21, 2002 Messages: 18,326 Likes Received: 0 Nothinman then how the warranty will work ? because the new drive should have new serial number right? have a peek here

And suspecting that I was cheated with refurbished HDD..! Later I was curious what makes this store has significantly lower price. You have about the same chance of a refurb drive dying on you as you do a new one.Click to expand... LAptop Fujitsu LH531, Core i3, 4GB Memory, 500 GB HDD, Nvidia VGA Kevin Ismail View Public Profile Find More Posts by Kevin Ismail 16 Oct 2012 #9 DeaconFrost Windows 7 http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/258548-how-check-genuine-against-refurbished-seagate-hdd.html

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I recently bought 10 1TB enterprise drives refurbished a decent amount cheaper, which at that quantity adds up. Did they have to tamper with the controller board? I pulled the enclosure apart and the hard drives seems to be refurbished ones with their labels replaced as Barracuda LP 2000 GB labels (the serial numbers on both labels are

I am sure he relisted them. Memory and Storage Oct 16, 2015 External harddrive or RAID 5 enclosure.... Home Forums Search Forums Recent Posts Your name or email address: Password: Forgot your password? Seagate Refurbished Uk They undergo 100% testing.

If a store buyer is knowledgeable and has good contacts with the supplier, the buyer can find out about production runs that are called "seconds". Seagate Model Number Or Part Number Is it offensive to use 'Saigon' instead of 'Ho Chi Minh City'? refurbs equally to new drive, with the downside on warranty (if you buy new-refurb otherwise warranty continue the original warranty) 'till now i always think refurb HDD = NG (No Good) https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/how-to-know-whether-harddrive-is-refurbished-or-new.2165669/ A cosmetic defect that has no affect on product reliability could knock the price down considerably.

But now, thanks to every drive containing a digital signal processor that can analyze the head signals in great detail so that even bearing wear can be determined, the burn-in is Seagate Warranty Registration Stay logged in Sign up now! Sheikh I have purchased one Seagate HDD, the product use to last for 5 to 7 years, now its lasting only for months, eventhough there was printed stickers on boxes like More likely than not, they take a sample and test only a percentage of drives that come off the production line.

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Mar 6, 2015 at 2:08 UTC Colbyte is an IT service provider. Do not simply make sure it works and looks nice. How To Check Original Wd Hard Disk Edited Mar 6, 2015 at 4:37 UTC 4 Jalapeno OP Laur3nNewm4n Mar 6, 2015 at 4:13 UTC Maybe in a tester environment, sure. Seagate Serial Number To Model Number I haven't turned it on yet to see if it has a bunch of bloat ware from HP.

Join the Community! I found one of my 500GB that was purchased along with local desktop (I was not in the mood in building it myself) already out of warranty. Always inspect any drives that arrive in enclosures to confirm you have received what was advertised. The source of the hard drives believe them to be fakes. 2. Seagate Serial Number Check

by compman on Mar 6, 2015 at 4:28 UTC Best Practices 40 Next: How do you get users to care about your company’s security? Seagate wouldn't ruin its reputation by trying to pass off a repaired or refurbished drive as new. If it is indeed refurbed by the manufacturer then I see no problem with them. Just assume that a replacement is a refurb. #2 Phynaz, May 17, 2011 bryanl Golden Member Joined: Oct 15, 2006 Messages: 1,133 Likes Received: 3 Manufacturers even erase the SMART

Etkinleştirin ve yeniden yükleyin.Oturum açınHp seagate hard drive warranty checkPaylaşFirefox'un bu sürümü artık desteklenmiyor. Seagate Customer Care I called a friend who works on other store (which also among 4 stores). I was like so this is what they do sell systems with refurb HDD. I thought refurb HDD i don't like that idea for a mechanical HDD.

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which is dummy & fake, products, in a period of 1year I have lost 4 HDD of 500GB. How is virtual memory actually increasing the memory space? ESPECIALLY not SSD's...... 15 Datil OP Dataless Mar 6, 2015 at 5:31 UTC I have purchased factor refurb drives from WD a few times that included a warranty Seatools NO MAS!

My System Specs OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 CPU Intel Core i7-2600 Motherboard Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD3P-B3 Memory 12 GB Patriot Extreme DDR3-1333 Graphics Card Nvidia GTX 470 Monitor(s) Displays Dell UltraSharp If you have bought a laptop or desktop second hand, or you have bought windows but would like to check if it is genuine this is how. Refurbs/Recertified drives have a sticker on it. #17 Seven, May 27, 2011 Seven Senior member Joined: Jan 26, 2000 Messages: 338 Likes Received: 0 Elixer said: ↑ I am not Have to make good acquaintance with some local store in order to have all bought parts are the real stuffs.

The PCB actually looks like this one. especially for WD harddrive if i RMA WesternDigital drive, is replacement unit from WD is refurbished ? asked 4 years ago viewed 2517 times active 4 years ago Blog The 2017 Stack Overflow Developer Survey is Now Live Related 2Software to find firmware of hard disk?1Hard Drive Start I did run warranty checker and it's good, they even mention the nearest dealer for RMA request, if any.

After some googling It was explained that it is not refurbished as the label has rounded corner cut. No, create an account now. I run the seatools, all extracted data match the label. So, the one on the right is a ST3160812AS.

I even have Maxtors that still work. #13 fuzzymath10, May 18, 2011 slyphnier Junior Member Joined: May 14, 2009 Messages: 18 Likes Received: 0 reading from all comment, so the Why would a scientifically advanced future community believe in multiple gods? Thank you for the quick response. At a certain price threshhold, it may just be junked rather than refurbished.Click to expand...

After looking and reading from google search, Manufacture seems put mark on refurb drive, either it easy to indentified or not This might relieve some people that still have bad image I knew one person got 3 new like 2TB in 1.5 yr all 3 died averaged about 6 month gap between failures. 0 Thai Pepper OP thecreativeone91 Mar