Summary: Strong Hand disk still going strong, no problems with it , I use it as a backup Hard disk. Have it for a while Till now no errors or problem. Happy with it , but soon I have to get a bigger one ! HD is getting full.
Summary: My security DVR went out on my CCTV system with a 500 MB hard drive. I bought a Night Owl DVR without a hard drive and installed this one to upgrade the system. I kept the old 500 MB drive as a spare to use if this one goes out. So far - so good.
Western Digital drives are my first choice in hard drives
The Realdeal, Amazon
13 October 2013
Summary: The technical run down: The Blue drives have very similar performance to the Black drives on average, except they come with a three-year limited warranty instead of the Black’s five-year (best in class). The Black drives typically have a larger buffer as well; for example, the WD1002FAEX Black has a 64MB cache vs. the 32MB cache of our WD10EALX Blue. Compared to the Greens, the Blues have a higher rotational speed (7200RPM vs.
Summary: I have had many, many WD hard drives over the last 20 years and have NEVER had one fail. Yes, I know, all mechanical devices fail sooner or later, but WD drives, in my experience, are extremely reliable. I had two drives made by a manufacturer whose name begins with "S" and both failed within 6 months. Finally, I put in a WD drive and it's still going strong 3 years later. I tend to keep my PCs a long time, so I want/need reliable hard drives Drive crashes are the pits.
Summary: I bought this to hold raw video footage I had to transfer from a bunch of old VHS tapes. I will eventually use it for additional storage as well as future video transfers. No problems with it after several months of ownership. Western Digital drives have always given me good service.