Summary: The drive was selected as most compatible and the largest available capacity for an older home computer. It has performed flawlessly over the last month or two. Installation was straight forward with no surprises.
Western Digital Black drives have always proven reliable for my ...
Amazon Customer, Amazon
2 December 2014
Summary: Western Digital Black drives have always proven reliable for my purposes. This one is replacing a (2 year old) Seagate drive on one of my servers. It was a simple matter of screwing it into the drive tray and re-inserting into my file server.
Summary: Ever since the flooding in Thailand a few years back the quality of the bulk of the platter hard drives we've encountered has been sub-standard at best. The RE series drives have always been rock solid, pre and post flood builds. We had our 1st failure on a RE series drive that took us by surprise.
Summary: I ordered the previous version of WD RE4 500 GB but received the newer version which wasn't a problem per se but wanted sata 2 for SATA 2 mb. I kept the HD and have had no problems with it at all. I like the RE4s as I have never had one fail on me even years after the warranty period.
Summary: When building storage arrays it can get costly going with the SCSI 10K - 15K drives. We started experimenting with different RAID configurations within our data center and discovered that we can get well above the performance required to meet the demands of our servers requirements without breaking...