I just ran a 'badblocks' command over some of my old HGST 3TB platters I exchanged recently here overnight. It appears to me a drive just died tonight during the testing as it wrote an 11.6G output file of bad blocks and can't be accessed anymore.
I tested the drive on Thursday last week with...
I have 2x Toshiba MG03SCA300 3TB SAS drives for cost of postage/paypal fees £6.99, postage anywhere in the UK within that amount.
These are SAS drives, not SATA so please ensure compatibility first. Both working and DBAN-ing as we speak.
** Update - 7 have sold. I now have 3 left.
I have x10 WD Red 3TB 3.5" drives that have been used in Unraid and/or Drobo NAS setups in a homelab environment. I have included all the SMART reports in this post with the serial numbers. Each drive will ship in a protective case (see image), so...
Thought this was worth mentioning as they're explicitly refurbished (not claimed new), backed by a written 90 day warranty, no question returns and exchanges until 31 Jan 2018, and the price is quite a bit better than a certain ebay seller as well.
Refurbished: HGST Ultrastar 7K4000...
I have 4x4TB and 4x3TB drives from my NAS that I'm upgrading (28TB total). I've moved to all 8TB drives and will be selling some leftover soon as well.
Seagate ST4000DM000 4TB
Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB