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by V12V12
Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:14 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: 5000AAKS Vs 5000KS - RMA issues!
Replies: 8
Views: 6397

Well today I received my updated RMA after 7+ emails calmly pointing out the know differences, performance compros, and the issue of fraud and general bad business practice and losing customers: And it PAID off... sorta. I did get a 5000AAKS = Recertified, but I guess it's better than a slow poke Re...
by V12V12
Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:49 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: 5000AAKS Vs 5000KS - RMA issues!
Replies: 8
Views: 6397

Okay I sent them another email requesting as before and to stop playing games... this is just completely unacceptable wow.... :roll:
by V12V12
Thu Aug 30, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: 5000AAKS Vs 5000KS - RMA issues!
Replies: 8
Views: 6397

SoB.... okay I just received my drive and it indeed is a 5000 KS and the packaging wasn't anything but the standard plastic HD holders + anti-static bag... I'm not sure if that's okay or not. Anyhow I am going to have to resend this back. But here is my question that I NEED to have answered for sure...
by V12V12
Thu Aug 30, 2007 8:46 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: 5000AAKS Vs 5000KS - RMA issues!
Replies: 8
Views: 6397

They really are diffent in many ways: 4 platters -> 3 platters 125GB/platter -> 167GB/platter big PCB + molex -> small PCB, no molex different casing different top cover contact start/stop (CSS) => load/unload (LUL) Both are based on longitudal recording but not much else is in common. Especially c...
by V12V12
Thu Aug 30, 2007 6:00 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: 5000AAKS Vs 5000KS - RMA issues!
Replies: 8
Views: 6397

5000AAKS Vs 5000KS - RMA issues!

I unfortunately just lost EVERYTHING! 2 HD's crashed, including my backup 500GB 5000AAKS.... *Click click click* out of the blue So I noticed during the whole RMA process that the drive they (WD) is shipping is a 5000KS model Vs the AAKS I RMA'd. I've seen a few forums noting that the major diffs ar...
by V12V12
Thu Aug 30, 2007 5:43 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: 1st post just saying Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 1963

Haha yeah man.... Gotta be clever :wink: God I've signed up for so many diff forums over the last decade, I hope this one is as useful as some of the few I have found to be.... :roll: ... Wait a minute! I posted a big post about my WD 5000AAKS RMA problems right after this post and now it's gone? No...
by V12V12
Tue Aug 28, 2007 7:54 am
Forum: Newcomers Briefing Room
Topic: 1st post just saying Hello!
Replies: 3
Views: 1963

1st post just saying Hello!

Aye all cheers, ciao arrivaderla etc.!