jul 15 2016

Sandisk Warranty: Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB

Em setembro do ano passado falei aqui no Skooter Blog sobre a aquisição de um SSD Sandisk Ultra II G25 SDSSDHII-480G-G25, 480GB, SATA3, 2.5′. He was working perfectly, until early last month had a sudden death. When you turn on the laptop it was as if the SSD doesn't exist. Did removing the SSD, testei com um adaptador USB em um PC, mas também não funcionou.

Como não havia passado nem um ano desde a compra e a garantia é de 3 years, fiquei tranquilo. Also because já usei a garantia da Sandisk e ela foi ótima. Então apenas registrei o incidente pelo site da Sandisk no dia 02/06/2016.

No mesmo dia a Sandisk já respondeu e perguntou se eu aceitaria um SSD Extreme Pro 480GB (SDSSDXP-480G), modelo superior ao que eu tinha. Aceitei alegremente! 🙂 No último RMA eles também ofereceram esse upgrade, mas foi um upgrade de Extreme para Extreme Pro, sendo que o Extreme já estava fora de linha. The Ultra II is still online and is a lower model to the Extreme PRO, so it was a really great upgrade, because I was with a product faster and with 10 year warranty!

I did send the faulty SSD for my account, because Sandisk does not pay shipping. This is the only defect of the RMA them. No give 09/06 Sandisk has confirmed the arrival of the package. The analysis took a few days, something that had not occurred the last time.

No give 15/06 Sandisk sent the tracking code SSD Extreme Pro 480GB (SDSSDXP-480G), sent via UPS, directly from the U.S.:

Location Data Time Location Activity
[REMOVED], BR 21/06/2016 16:18 Delivered
Sao Carlos, Brazil 21/06/2016 8:16 Out For Delivery
21/06/2016 8:05 Arrival Scan
Sao Paulo, Brazil 21/06/2016 4:19 Starting Scan
Sao Paulo, Brazil 20/06/2016 22:26 Scan Import
19/06/2016 22:20 Your package is awaiting release of the liberating Agency. / Your package was released by Liberation.
19/06/2016 22:19 Your package is awaiting release of the liberating Agency.
Sao Paulo, Brazil 19/06/2016 21:17 Scan Import
19/06/2016 15:50 Arrival Scan
Miami, FL, United States 19/06/2016 7:20 Starting Scan
Miami, FL, United States 18/06/2016 14:00 Starting Scan
18/06/2016 7:45 Scan Exports
Miami, FL, United States 16/06/2016 19:04 Arrival Scan
Louisville, KY, United States 16/06/2016 16:35 Starting Scan
16/06/2016 11:34 Arrival Scan
Lafayette, IN, United States 16/06/2016 7:36 Starting Scan
16/06/2016 7:02 Arrival Scan
Oak Creek, WI, United States 16/06/2016 0:45 Starting Scan
Oak Creek, WI, United States 15/06/2016 21:58 Arrival Scan
Sturtevant, WI, United States 15/06/2016 21:37 Starting Scan
15/06/2016 20:16 Scan Source
Pleasant Prairie, WI, United States 15/06/2016 15:32 Transit package to a UPS facility
United States 15/06/2016 16:46 Order Processed: Ready for UPS

The service was the UPS Worldwide Expedited, that is quite fast. No give 21/06 I was with the Pack in hands, but faster than a lot of purchase I made on national store.

The taxes were paid by Sandisk, a total of R$ 745,54, based on the declared value of $ 204,43, that is even a little higher than the retail value on Amazon, that today is $ 187,75.

Check out the photos SSD Extreme Pro 480GB (SDSSDXP-480G):

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB installed

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB installed

Installing the SSD Sandisk Extreme PRO 480GB

Installing the SSD Sandisk Extreme PRO 480GB

Installing the SSD Sandisk Extreme PRO 480GB

Installing the SSD Sandisk Extreme PRO 480GB

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB and accessories

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB and accessories

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

Sandisk Extreme PRO SSD 480GB, on its packaging

To worry about just the fact the SSD have filed sudden death. I had the backup of all data, but the operating system and all programs needed to be reinstalled, settings needed to be redone, ultimately, considerable work. Furthermore, were almost 3 weeks with my laptop stopped working.

But fortunately the Sandisk once again honored the warranty and gave me a much better product than what I had before. It's a shame that Sandisk SSDs are so hard to find and so expensive here in Banânia. And on the rare occasions they are found, are almost always only entry models.

The SSD Extreme Pro 480GB (SDSSDXP-480G) can be purchased in Amazon, that sends it directly to the Brazil.

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