High Performance Drive running for 3 years 24/7 with 0 Glitches. Would highly recommend for personal, business & enterprise uses
2 December 2013
Summary: Basic Summary: I have 2 of these hard drive in a mirrored raid that have been running 24/7 for the past 3 years with no issues at all on our servers. These drives were constantly stressed were used as a regular backup service/ repository for large amounts of client data, storing/ mounting of images,...
Summary: I've been using these drives for several months now on a 3ware 9650SE-24M8 24 port RAID controller. All of my drives are still running firmware 04.05G04 and I have had no issues. I started with 3 and have been adding to and migrating the RAID 5 volume by a disk every few months as my needs increase.
Summary: These drives have performed flawlessly in a NetGear ReadyNAS Pro. It is necessary for the NAS's firmware to disable the 'green' function of these drives to prevent repetitive head parking (Load Cycle Count).
Summary: I have sereral of these drives and they work and work and work - i did get a DOA that sound like it has busted it's bearings but i did not get it from Amazon I think the reseller was buying bad inventory - because these drives are burned in at the facotry and they should be OK unless they fell off...
Summary: I purchased five of these 2 TB Western Digital Data Center Rated Hard Drives for a new Synology DS509+ Network Attached Storage Server I bought for my small business. After about two weeks up and running, so far so good. They are extremely quiet, and generate just a small amount of heat.
Summary: Note Mac Users: WD doesn't support updating firmware on these drives. First let me say this: These drives have been in constant use in a Netgear ReadyNAS since 2009. They still show 0 reallocated sectors and have given no problems at all.