1.5TB Samsung HD154UI EcoGreen F2 DT, SATA 3Gb/s, 32MB Cache, 8.9 ms, NCQ - £70.14 @ Scan - HotUKDeals
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1.5TB Samsung HD154UI EcoGreen F2 DT, SATA 3Gb/s, 32MB Cache, 8.9 ms, NCQ - £70.14 @ Scan

£70.14 @ Scan
I know how you love your bargain hard drives How does £70 for 1.5tb suit you? (assuming you can get free delivery from scan, which everyone does) Note: It's a today only deal This F2EG perfo… Read More
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7y, 10m agoFound 7 years, 10 months ago
I know how you love your bargain hard drives

How does £70 for 1.5tb suit you? (assuming you can get free delivery from scan, which everyone does)

Note: It's a today only deal

This F2EG performs like a 7200RPM drive, and even 10% faster than most other green drives tested by our 3XS systems team!

The Ecogreen F2 was designed to be efficient and quiet and is surprisingly fast.

Stores Upto 3690 Action Packed Games
Stores Upto 426000 Digital Photo's (6Mpix)
Stores Upto 375000 MP3 Songs
Stores Upto 36000 CD Audio Songs
Stores Upto 114 Hours of Digital Video (DV)
Stores Upto 600 Hours of DVD Quality Video
Stores Upto 180 Hours of HD Quality Video

Environment friendly product with RoHS compliance
Serial ATA 3.0 Gbps Interface Support
Improved performance with dual-ARM based firmware
Improved recording stability over temperature with PMR
ATA S.M.A.R.T. Compliant
Advanced dynamic FOD control for best data integrity
ATA Automatic Acoustic Management Feature
Intelligent compensation of external disturbance
ATA 48-bit Address Feature
SATA Native Command Queuing Feature
ATA Device Configuration Overlay Feature
Device Initiated SATA Power Management
NoiseGuard
Rotational vibration sensor
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#1
Available further down the page with a decent cable (100cm Akasa AK-CB054 SATA II cable with Latch connector - Silver Clear Cable) for £72.44 if needed.
#2
Shows £74.51 Inc VAT?!

And how can I get free delivery?

Thanks a lot.
#3
Winter.Cloud
Shows £74.51 Inc VAT?!

And how can I get free delivery?

Thanks a lot.


go through link on main page to get it at this price otherwse you will have to pay extra regards free postage you have to join av forums which is free you then qualify for free delivery
#4
sheesh, every time, same Q's
#5
typical, only just bought this thing last week for £7-8 more

good drive BTW, makes next to no noise
#6
Thanks for the post, just ordered 6. Great price.
#7
Weavus
Thanks for the post, just ordered 6. Great price.


Not sure how you managed that when it's "one per customer".
#8
Oooh tempting! i'm looking at buying 2 new hard drives:P
#9
1.5TB at this price is worth buying :thumbsup: should I get one? or shouldn't I? :roll:
#10
The new samsungs are throwing up an awful lot of SMART errors and being RMA'ed. Nobody seems to know if it is important or an irrelevant error and Samsung are remaining strangely quiet on the issue.

http://techreport.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=63569
#11
michael mcnally
go through link on main page to get it at this price otherwse you will have to pay extra regards free postage you have to join av forums which is free you then qualify for free delivery


I'm also have trouble

Net Total £62.99
Carriage £6.99
VAT £10.50

:(

just found out you need to go to http://www.avforums.com/forums/scan_offer.php via avforums and have at least 20 posts . luckily i do :)
#12
I am using all 4 sata connectors on my mobo - is it possible to run two devices off one cable like you could with ide - alternatively would I lose any performance if I ran my optical drive off an ide connector with a convertor?
#13
michael mcnally
go through link on main page to get it at this price otherwse you will have to pay extra regards free postage you have to join av forums which is free you then qualify for free delivery


Sorry, where is this AV forum?:?
#14
[url]www.avforums.com[/url]
#15
Cheers
suspended#16
I'm gonna wait for the F3 I think - will be 7200 rpm and 500GB per platter :)
#17
rl300
Sorry, where is this AV forum?:?


[url]www.avforums.com[/url]

Heat/Rep Given! :thumbsup:

Great price. Remember paying £110 for a Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB SATA II HDD from Dabs a few months back (April I believe). Prices are really starting to fall, which is great news! :-D

Cheekster.
1 Like #19
m1chaels
I am using all 4 sata connectors on my mobo - is it possible to run two devices off one cable like you could with ide - alternatively would I lose any performance if I ran my optical drive off an ide connector with a convertor?


No you can't, although a cheap SATA PCI card can be had for under £20.

If you're looking to add a lot more HDs though, you should check you PSU can handle that many.
#20
"Stores Upto 3690 Action Packed Games"

How many games can it store if they're not action packed?
#21
lareneg
"Stores Upto 3690 Action Packed Games"

How many games can it store if they're not action packed?


0. It will flatly refuse.
#22
alternate
The new samsungs are throwing up an awful lot of SMART errors and being RMA'ed. Nobody seems to know if it is important or an irrelevant error and Samsung are remaining strangely quiet on the issue.

http://techreport.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=63569


Those limks seem to refer to the F1 not the F2 - have you evidence of problems with the F2 drive?
banned#23
i want a 3TB drive :S
#24
bigmike20vt
[url]www.avforums.com[/url]


Cheers! Just ordered mine:w00t:
#25
lareneg
"Stores Upto 3690 Action Packed Games"

How many games can it store if they're not action packed?


More to the point if you store 3690 action packed games I dread to think what your start menu looks like.
#26
DevilMan
Not sure how you managed that when it's "one per customer"

Just got the confirmation of dispatch email. :whistling:
#27
I'm getting the higher price also, and logged in and clicked from the main site, and have more than 20 posts. Someone needs to spell this out for us novices !
#28
Sphere
I'm getting the higher price also, and logged in and clicked from the main site, and have more than 20 posts. Someone needs to spell this out for us novices !

It's quite simple. Goto the main site and click on "Today Only" on the left hand navigation then find the drive and add to the basket from there.
#29
I'm feeling thick today ! I'm getting the correct price for the drive, but not the free delivery. Argghhh !
banned#30
m1chaels
I am using all 4 sata connectors on my mobo - is it possible to run two devices off one cable like you could with ide - alternatively would I lose any performance if I ran my optical drive off an ide connector with a convertor?


Hi, u cant run two sata devices on one cable, as you can on ide.

You can look at item 230368586222 (£2.12) on a famous auction site for a sata to ide converter and if you are going to be using an optical drive on the ide, i really dont think you will notice a significant difference in performance.

Alternatively, you can add more sata connections to your computer by getting a pci card. I.e for £6.89 you can get a 3 sata port pci card (390082692225). Just make sure they support and handle sata II devices without downgrading their performance.
#31
Thanks

I have one of the first mentioned devices already (use it in the other direction btu won't work on a boot drive but that is another story). Was just wondering if I would notice any performance issues if using it on my optical drive.

I understand that this is a 5400 drive and only draws a dozen watts max?

Adnan786
Hi, u cant run two sata devices on one cable, as you can on ide.

You can look at item 230368586222 (£2.12) on a famous auction site for a sata to ide converter and if you are going to be using an optical drive on the ide, i really dont think you will notice a significant difference in performance.

Alternatively, you can add more sata connections to your computer by getting a pci card. I.e for £6.89 you can get a 3 sata port pci card (390082692225). Just make sure they support and handle sata II devices without downgrading their performance.
#32
Ordered..cheers H&R added.:thumbsup:
#33
weiran
No you can't, although a cheap SATA PCI card can be had for under £20.

If you're looking to add a lot more HDs though, you should check you PSU can handle that many.


Less than that. £7 will buy you one that has the bonus of flashing an xbox 360 drive :D

grumpyone
Those limks seem to refer to the F1 not the F2 - have you evidence of problems with the F2 drive?


I don't have evidence of anything. Even the links for F1 are anecdotal. My biggest problem with samsung is that they have been slow to address the problem - or even say if it is a problem - or which drives are affected.
#34
Step closer to building my silent pc!
Thanks
#35
alternate
The new samsungs are throwing up an awful lot of SMART errors and being RMA'ed. Nobody seems to know if it is important or an irrelevant error and Samsung are remaining strangely quiet on the issue.

http://techreport.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=63569


main reason why i stick to the market leaders - seagate and wd...i know they are not perfect but the most reliable out of the bunch in my eyes, get the seagate 7200.12 or caviar black series, for a few extra £ i don't think it's worth going for cheapos
#36
andycraze
main reason why i stick to the market leaders - seagate and wd...i know they are not perfect but the most reliable out of the bunch in my eyes, get the seagate 7200.12 or caviar black series, for a few extra £ i don't think it's worth going for cheapos


I think samsung is a market leader - at least as big as seagate. You should read what ppl think of seagate RMA on the forums. Just saying.
#37
alternate
I think samsung is a market leader - at least as big as seagate. You should read what ppl think of seagate RMA on the forums. Just saying.


see for yourself who is market leader

http://www.harddrivebenchmark.net/30dayshare.html

personally i wouldn't buy anything else than 7200.12 and the caviar blacks simply due to reliability, as i see it if youre going to spend x amount of money on a hard drive make it last
#38
Just got it today... brilliant drive!

Though the dual sata enclosure I got alongside it doesnt come with a UK power cable. So got them to send out a new one... taking too long, and I found a UK style cable with the same fitting. Damn thing doesnt power on! "My" cable powers the PSU fine (I see the light on the PSU) but the enclosure itself is dead.

Something always seems to go wrong when I order from scan...
#39
The price is now £74.51 without delivery cost. Not such a good deal as a number of retailers are doing a similar price with delivery too.
#40
sharkyward
The price is now £74.51 without delivery cost. Not such a good deal as a number of retailers are doing a similar price with delivery too.


hence it being, when posted, a today only deal

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