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Jared

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I feel like the newer the drives get, the less DCM even matters. Half the time, all I'm matching now with newer WDs is a close date.

Impressive that one 16 months off like that was compatible.
 
Patient WD5000BMVW-11AMCS2 30 may 2012 Malaysia DCM T2 HM: 01 01 01
Donor WD7500BPVT-24HXZT1 03 jul 2011 Tahiland DCM TJ HM:01 01 01 01

%100 compatible. Data recovered %100
1st donor. I was sure that It would be compatible with my donor sellecting algorithm
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akozdemir

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Patient: WD3200BEVT-26A23T0 18 NOV 2010 Thailand DCM HHCVJABB
Donor: WD3200BPVT-80ZEST0 21 MAR 2011 Malaysia DCM HHMTJHB

The customer tried to repair the hard drive himself. He opened it and lost a few screws.
But we got a good result.
 

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Jared

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Patient: WD3200BEVT-26A23T0 18 NOV 2010 Thailand DCM HHCVJABB
Donor: WD3200BPVT-80ZEST0 21 MAR 2011 Malaysia DCM HHMTJHB

The customer tried to repair the hard drive himself. He opened it and lost a few screws.
But we got a good result.
Jamaica and Jamaica 4K families. Not surprising they are cross-compatible. I've been keeping a list of cross-compatible heads families here on this thread: https://www.data-medics.com/forum/threads/cross-compatible-wd-families.1535/
 
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