The Seagate DiscWizard utility makes this transition a snap. It hums even when there’s no drive activity. The performance of this drive is still near uncanny. Desktop HDDs are produced using the most sophisticated manufacturing process in the industry, with a focus on environmental stewardship. TachyonParticle Jul 11, , How’s the newer batch of STDM doing now?

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Is Seagate 3TB (ST3000DM001) still reliable?

I have a Crucial SSD that I have really important things on so it wasn’t that and s3000dm001 pointed to my hard drive. Subscribe to our newsletter. They would’ve failed even sooner due aggressive underminute head parking loud clickinghad I not prevented parking with software that accesses SMART data every minute.

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Had to clone to new drives! No OS yet installed. This page was last edited on 21 Octoberat The bank will charge GST on the interest amount. Thanks for the answers.

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Get to Know Us. Backblaze 3TB failure data as of Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Please try your search again later. Unable to add item to Wish List. I purchased both on March 26, So Sfagate bought this and reinstalled her OS and apps. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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Am concerned with this purchase. So now, after less than 3 years of use, my hard drive is causing me unbearable issues. Are you worried about moving beyond 2TB? More about seagate 3tb stdm reliable.

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Customers who bought this item also bought. This at3000dm001 of data could be evidence of a significant problem with the drive family. I bought this to put into my mom’s pc as a replacement for her dead drive. Retrieved 27 August Local stores here updated their WD blue inventories, all of them in Z series. I used macrium for both drives and it was a lifesaver.


This is the only HDD I’ve seen that vibrates so much as to make an annoying resonance hum. Unlike every other HDD I’ve owned, there’s no foam between the circuit board and the rest of the drive to absorb the vibrations. I RMA’d them an literally got 2 more bad drives.

Symptoms were BSOD, disk errors, failure to boot, and other occasional bumps. Affordable active archiving, perfect for backup and Cloud storage. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

The 1TB drive started to show errors in January I read the Seagate 3TB controversy but that was years ago.

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