I have a WD3200JD (320GB Sata). Bought back in July, started acting flaky in Aug and went bad Sept 29. Too many bad sectors to repair. Not unusual in my book, I haven't had a drive go bad since my IBM 75GXP 45Gig crapped out and I've used over 40 drives since then. It was just my time for a bad one, or was it?
I got my RMA from WD Oct 3 since their web site was down from Sept 29 thur Oct 2. I choose the advanced replacement, that way I would have the proper packing to ship the bad one back. Guess what is next? They still haven't shipped a replacement drive and it is now Nov 8! Three times they have told me they are out of drives to ship me. My reply the second time was "Would you like me to send back my bad drive so you can have one to fix and return to me" I know WD is good, but so good that they don't have one fixed bad drive to send me
BS aside, I have a hard time believing WD is out of drives to send me, heck after a month+ you would think that they would just send a new drive or a bigger refurbished drive. The last time I had to wait this long for a drive was with my IBM 75GXP. I sure hope this is not a repeat.
Anyone else been having the same problem with WD?