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I bought this to change my secondary laptop drive. After the change i notice that the PC was slower and something wasn't right and when i was testing I found out that even the most simple task are using the HDD on 100% and if I try to do two thing like downloading from internet and playing a video from drive laptop will freeze every minute for few seconds. When I change back to old drive no issues. Unfortunately this drive is for storing data that you don't want to use. Not usable for laptops. I cant imagine how slow it would be if I had system on that drive.
2/10/20: I recieved the correct item, but it was dead on arrival. I was offered a new one to replace it, so I'll try that and will update this review based on that. I can't say anything for storage of how well it works because my laptop wouldn't even find it.
2/13/20: I recieved the replacement and was able to boot linux onto it. Time will tell how long it will last, though. I updated my stars from one to three for Amazon's quick response to replace it for me and not make me pay to ship the dead one back to them, but did not give a full five stars because they shouldn't be shipping dead hardware in the first place.
I paid less money before "covid" for the Seagate FireCuda, which is vastly superior. The drive is just as easy to install and has the same capacity but is MUCH SLOWER. I am using it for storage but it took a full day to copy files to it. At this point in time with product shortages, it's probably the best bargain but be aware that this drive should not be used for your operating system. It's great for storage and nothing more.