Reviews and Problems with Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX
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Love Western Digital and Staples
19 December 2014
Excerpt: Fast, reliable Who needs more. I had a lot of Seagate failures, and switched toWD for replacements. I have not regretted my decision since. Long life, great speed and super fast Staples ship have made this drive a great deal all around.
Summary: ONE (1) YEAR WARRANTY - I bought this unit because the standard manufacturer warranty is 3 years - NOWHERE on the sales page can I find a statement that these units come with a 1 year warranty/OEM warranty - so THAT'S the reason why it's cheaper here. It was not made clear that this is a reason for the OFFER of a 2 year warranty for an additional sum (is that from date of purchase or an extension? Doesn't appear to be from the manufacturer.
Summary: I purchased this to upgrade my TiVo Roamio. basic. It worked fine for about three weeks then I started having problems. The DVR would run for about ten minutes and go in to it's reboot routine and get stuck on "starting up". I would have to pull the plug and reinsert it to get in to completely reboot. It would run for another ten minutes or so and then I would have go through the pull the plug routine again.
Doing it the right way this time.....................
Rl Shuey, Amazon
20 July 2014
Summary: I have 3 home 4 channel security DVR's that I've put used WDC Green Hard Drives into, along with cutting a hole and mouting a 40mm fan in their cases to keep them cool. They have been working fine, but I did have one that shut down from over heating before I put the fans in and since then, no problems. Now I've bought a 4th DVR, but this time I'm going with this drive and no fan to see how well a specialized DVR Hard Drive will holdup.
Summary: This Hard drive was installed to resolve a constant freezing issue with my DVR'ed programs. The original 500GB HDD had corrupted sectors after approx 12 months of use and never performed properly afterwards. The WD AV-GP HDD is running great and also doubled the storage capacity of my DVR.
Summary: Our TiVo Premiere has started having some problems the past few months: random reboots, lock ups, glitches in the recordings, etc. When it hung up while my wife was watching one of her favorite shows and finally responded a few minutes later in the recording, I started to consider that the hard drive may be failing. It just seemed like the box was trying to read part of the disk and having failures, eventually moved on to a part of the disk it could read.
Summary: Because this series of WD disks is made to operate in high temperature environments such as video recorders it should last longer than a typical hard disk, and based on many reviews by others on several sites it seems to be delivering the goods for a comparable price as a conventional disk.