Summary: After having the 4th Western Digital fail me I am swearing off of them forever. If they work from the start they run hotter and eventually fail due to overheating per the S.M.A.R.T. firmware. No more Western Digital for me.
Summary: They sent me an out of warranty drive from 2009! I opened a case with WD and tried to get WD to reactivate and they refused. I did return the drive after speaking to Yokool who said they warranty the drive, not WD.The person at Yokool was very nice.
Received a USED drive from seller YoKool packaged and advertised as NEW
30 December 2013
Summary: I ordered this drive via Prime in order to complete a rush job for a new customer. The drive I received was packaged and advertised as new but in reality was USED as indicated by the caked on dust you would expect to find on a drive from an old computer.
Summary: Hard drive was sold by "YoKool" listed as new and shipped by Amazon. The drive that was delivered was marked with a manufacture date of 2010. Thinking it might be new old stock I connected it to my computer and checked the SMART data which showed a power-on time elapsed as three years with 102 power...