[QUOTE=vroom;2518183]The 7200.11 was a bad drive, you needed to flash it with the correct firmware to be able to work without any issues, i still have my 500Gb and it’s working fine for the moment.
One more thing, all manufactures have bad drives, but most of the time they have a solution to fix the problem, or they take the disk back, so what you get is a matter of luck.
I had bad disk from maxtor/seagate and toshiba, bad i still have my old 8.4Gb wd and it’s working fine, but then again some of my friends had problems with wd, so get the one that fits your needs, i probably be getting a drive that works at 5400-5900rpm since it’s for back up.
I have this in a usb case and it works fine, plus the temperature is low, something that i really like on a hard drive.[/QUOTE]