Excerpt: So, it's a hard drive, right. Not very sexy. A few plusses and minuses. +: quiet, big and not violently expensive -: To make it work you have to erase it. This is not common-sensical. I'd prefer to have it work out of the box.
Excerpt: Purchased to handle monthly backups, this drive is very reasonably priced given the drive's capacity. The original drive that was shipped from B and H had a damaged connector port. WD was contacted; a replacement was sent quickly.
Excerpt: Wetern Digital storage is always dependable. I have some old drives that are over 10 years old and still just fine. This one works great right out of the box and am expecting dependable operation in the future!