Tue May 22, 3: From what I hear, reliability of consumer line Maxtor drives isn’t that great. Commercial data recovery services charge hundreds or thousands of dollars to do this, so do-it-yourself can be a cost-effective way to go. In the end, I was pleased to recover my data at a low cost, and would go this route again to recover my data. About this product Product Information The Maxtor MaxLine Pro hard drive provides facilities like storage of email archives data warehousing snapshot clones and remote applications. Skip to main content.
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The symptom was that when powered up, the dead drive was completely unresponsive: From what I’ve read, the Seagate gets pretty warm even though it has 3 platters and uses perpendicular writing. There were no ribbon cables to deal with, as the board connects to the drive with self-aligning contacts.
Is this ‘enterprise’ drive any better? You may also like. My concern is not for speed but for reliability.
The average latency of a mere 8. Who knows, but I’m avoiding them now.
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The lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ mzxline an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’.
Jan 25, Posts: I didn’t do this because I could only find an exact match by buying a complete drive. There was a marked increase in performance after the 20th power-on.
I bought this used hard drive so I could swap the drive electronics onto a dead drive of the same model, to recover GB of backups. From what I hear, reliability of consumer line Maxtor drives isn’t that great.
Thoughts on Maxtor MaxLine Pro 500GB 7H500F0 ?
Ratings and Reviews Write a review. I would grab the drive that runs cooler if you plan to use it in an enclosure, fan cooled or not. Wed May 23, 8: This item doesn’t belong on this page. Apr 20, Posts: Mon May 21, 4: Wed May 23, Originally posted by continuum: That sounds like some bad luck I get the feeling that what you get isn’t the same stuff as what they toss into retail boxes. Wed May 23, 9: I don’t do 20 power-ups before measuring a new drive’s performance, and didn’t, but still found its performance to be fine.
They have a 5 year warranty, just like the Seagate consumer drives. I use it, by hard works in my computer.
It’s possible that they’ve stopped doing it, but that’s how it was noted on the last few IDE Maxtor drives I purchased. I haven’t been able to find much on temperature data for the MaxLine drive. Seagate is perpendicular recording, maxhor platters vs 4 on Maxtor, and Seagate drives don’t have noise management features.
These are Maxtor drives, not Seagate, and are only listed as Seagate because they bought Maxtor.
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This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. Tue May 22, 2: Reliability on Maxline drives is pretty good. Trending Price New. Commercial data recovery services charge hundreds or thousands of dollars to do this, so do-it-yourself can be a cost-effective way to go.