Reviews and Problems with Western Digital My book Studio USB 3.0 (WDBCPZ0010HAL / WDBCPZ0020HAL / WDBCPZ0030HAL / WDBCPZ0040HAL)
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Doesn't work for wireless Time Machine backups
Paul J., Newegg
26 February 2016
Summary: I would not recommend this drive or ANY WD drive right now.
Pros: I don't see any "Pros" right now.
Cons: Doesn't work for wireless Time Machine backups. Western Digital tech support's only advice was to connect the drive by USB cable to my computers, which is absolutely ludicrous. (We have several computers in our home network and Time Machine does backups hourly. Imagine having to move cables and t...
Summary: As expected this drive is solid a as bell, I have it connected to an Apple Airport Extreme and it works flawlessly and quietly. I purchased it as a used/open box item and it showed up in flawless condition- Thank you Amazon.
Summary: WOW I have never had any issues with WD before, now before you go much further you should know I absolutely recognize that this is my fault- BUT there is something I found out through the process that made me so upset with WD.
Summary: Western Digital has been bad on their connectors for external drives. There's no value on a drive that cannot be reliably connected to your computer. I am suffering from an earlier version of this drive and after reviewing the specifications, NO THANKS.
Summary: MUCH better than the 3TB Seagate Backup Plus. USB 3.0 that I previously bought from here. That drive died after 6 months; had the seagate "chirp" (annoying click of death), ran hot, and I got a refurbished drive as a replacement ... This drive is the polar opposite of that one, (so far.