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Can you just get the drivers from the Rioch website? No, create an account now. Call the company and ask them if its new. I hope you'd bear with the me and the drive until then. http://simplecoverage.org/what-is/what-is-a-bios-drive.php

An OEM product may have a different warranty period. System Specs Processor: Core i7-3770k 3.5Ghz, O/C to 4.2Ghz fulltime @ 1.20v Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty Z68 Pro Gen3 Cooling: All air: 2x140mm exhaust; 3x 140mm Intake; Zalman CNPS 9900Max Blue Memory: Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Sign up for Bizrate Emails to save cash, plus a chance to win our Daily Cash Giveaway! https://forums.anandtech.com/threads/what-exaclty-does-oem-bare-drive-mean.603302/

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I assume that the drives advertised as "retail box" would be the same as you could pick up in a store, and the drives marked "oem-bare drive" will give you just I'd suggest you to take a look at this knowledge base article that explains in details about Retail & OEM drives and see for yourself: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=RqGgWW This has been our policy I am going to PM you with some more questions, so that you give me more details about your WD Blue drive. I am going to PM you with some more questions, so that you give me more details about your WD Blue drive.

Because I tend to buy only WD lately. Of course maybe I just got a dumbass tech support guy the first time that was tired of doing his job and was just making shit up to get me off I'd suggest you to take a look at this knowledge base article that explains in details about Retail & OEM drives and see for yourself: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=RqGgWW This has been our policy Newegg its been this way for YEARS never had a issue with RMAing anything bought from newegg regardless of packaging or lable Last edited by a moderator: Mar 20, 2015 15th

The next closest price on pricewatch is 250.00 for retail though. Wd Blue 1tb Send me other relevant products and savings. I know OEM means original Equipment manufacturer, and i am assuming that bare drive means I get the drive and nothing else. Aghama03-06-02, 03:37 PMOriginally posted by Heat Ah, OK.

Can OEM in this instance be called bulk? But unfortunately, it's a Friday and I'm not going to be able to provide you with further details until the beginning of next week. this is retarded somebody needs to explain to corporate what OEM vs OEM Packaging... It also probabely doesn't have the manufacturers warrenty. #5 jockdisvdude, Aug 27, 2001 grimzod Member Joined: Aug 6, 2001 Messages: 100 Likes Received: 0 << When You get an OEM

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Fast & Easy! https://www.bestbuybusiness.com/bbfb/en/US/adirect/bestbuy?cmd=catProductDetail&showAddButton=true&productID=BB19304755 Still interested in this? Wd Hdd Warranty Check But unfortunately, it's a Friday and I'm not going to be able to provide you with further details until the beginning of next week. Wd1003fzex Learn More Continue Storage Optical Drives DVD Drives Internal Product Details £12.98inc.

So you're confirming that drives bought by the end user off sites like Newegg that are labelled Bare/OEM, or anything not coming in retail packaging, have no warranty. Although we make every effort to present accurate information, Bizrate is not responsible for inaccuracies. I suggest you start contacting these retailers than, because right now they all are claiming your drives have warranties when they don't. Compare Prices Compare Prices Reviews Reviews Videos Videos Product Specs Product Specs Compare Prices Compare Prices Reviews Reviews Videos Videos Product Specs Product Specs WD Red 6TB Internal Serial ATA Hard Western Digital

Usually when we sell drives to an OEM, they purchase the HDDs along with all the warranty responsibilities, and this is why WD doesn't handle it. amish #2 Electric Amish, Aug 27, 2001 Kingofcomputer Diamond Member Joined: Apr 6, 2000 Messages: 4,917 Likes Received: 0 bare drive from normal retailers (online or local) have same x Western Digital No Longer Honoring Warranties on OEM or Bare Drives. news Compare Prices Compare Prices Reviews Reviews Videos Videos Product Specs Product Specs Compare Prices Compare Prices Reviews Reviews Videos Videos Product Specs Product Specs WD Purple 1TB Internal Serial ATA Hard

LCD/CRT Model: Dell S2330MX Case: Corsair Carbide Air 540 Sound Card: X-Fi Fatal1ty / 5.1 Logitech Z-5500 Power Supply: Silverstone DA750 Software: Win10 pro 64bit OneMoar said: ↑ Now has newegg Mar 20, 2015 at 4:26 PM #19 Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop Joined: Feb 27, 2006 Messages: 13,960 (3.46/day) Thanks Received: 4,841 System Specs System Name: A dancer in your disco of fire They usually have the manufacturer's warranty (IBM OEMs from most places have 3 year ide warr and 5 year scsi warr).

And when I try to RMA it I get the error that the drive isn't eligible for RMA because it is either out of Warranty or an OEM drive.

I have a Pentium 100 here (acting a fax server) with a 7Gb maxtor drive installed May 97. DivxGuy03-06-02, 01:00 PMWhite box = same product, no fancy packaging. Free Download. 100% Guaranteed. This is not normally the case, except with CPUs.

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Click here to join today! Bare Products Drives are usually the only products that we might sell as "bare." Bare drives have a great price, but do not come with cables, drivers, or other software--unless stated