Ssd damaged box


  1. Posts : 53
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       #1

    Ssd damaged box


    I just received in the mail from Best buy a ssd damaged box. Should I exchange it?

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    Last edited by Brink; 25 Mar 2020 at 16:58. Reason: Fixed format
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  2. flhthemi's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro
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    I would hook it up and see if it works first. Maybe on a USB adapter and see if WD's drive maintenance finds any problems.
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  3. bobkn's Avatar
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    Win 10 X64 Pro 21H1 19043.928
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    I'd open it and check out the drive.

    If it's not visibly crunched, the next step would be to see whether it works.

    SSDs are significantly less fragile than HDDs. I doubt that one would be damaged by most mechanical shocks, unlike an HDD.

    (I just acquired an HDD to replace an older one. The packaging was undamaged, but the drive was DOA. The replacement I received for it was OK.)
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  4. Samuria's Avatar
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    windows 10
       #4

    Normally they are well packed inside
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