Samsung Spinpoint F1 Desktop Class HD502IJ 500 GB Reviews
Product Type: Samsung hard disk drives
Description:Model ID HD502IJ / Samsung SpinPoint F1 Desktop Class HD502IJ - Hard drive - 500 GB - internal - 3.5" - SATA-300 - 7200 rpm - buffer: 16 MB / The Samsung Spinpoint F1 is the first three-disk hard drive features sophisticated recording technology. With its compact, lightweight ... more
Newest Review: ... are extremely quiet, using Samsung's patented 'NoiseGuard/SilentSeek' technology! All the drives in the range, run at ... more
Customer Samsung Spinpoint F1 Desktop Class HD502IJ 500 GB Reviews (2)
by - written on 13/02/11, updated on 19/02/11 (55 readings)
Samsung have completely taken the non-pro market by storm! The Spinpoint series of drives that they are offering are very competitively priced and they give so much more performance than similar makes/brands such as Western Digital and Seagate! These drives are extremely quiet, using Samsung's patented 'NoiseGuard/SilentSeek' technology! All the drives in the range, run at 7200RPM, which is an ample reading speed for most users and has been the standard for many years. However the amount of cache each drive has, is set at a standard of 16MB! This makes data transfer much faster overall (most other manufacturers only put 8MB of cache in their ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/06/09 (Very useful, 203 readings)
I installed this in a system running the Asus A8N-SLi Premium, AMD 64 3500 CPU and 2GB DDR RAM. It's fast, but it's not extremely fast. My Seagate barracuda 7200.11 on eBuyer's value SATA PCI card is noticeably faster and that is running on an Athlon XP 2000 system with 768MB RAM! Anyway, on with the review. Samsung's reputation for the Spinpoint series of hard drives is exceptional. I have not heard of anyone buying these and ever having any problems. I have heard of plenty of problems, and experienced these myself, with the old IBM Deskstars or "Deathstars" as they were also known and Maxtor DiamondMax hard drives. Oh, the IBM was the best, ... Read the complete review
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