Excerpt: Used two of these to setup a redundant RAID volume, replacing two WD RE 2TB drives that were setup as a stripe 4TB volume. One of the 2TB drives was failing, so we upgraded.
Reason for 4 stars was the packaging - the drives were each in their own box, within a larger box, which is good.
Excerpt: I recently purchased the QNAP TVS-663 NAS and wanted high quality enterprise type drives to handle my storage and performance needs. I was torn between the HGST Deskstar drives and the WD RE drives.
Pros: 4T capacity. Fast. SATA II Works in RAID arrays.
Cons: For some insane reason the pegs in Cooler Master HAF 932 drive holders do not fit into the threaded holes. It was possible to slightly expand the inner diameter of threading while keeping it functional for regular screw mounting, however this operation can leave specks of aluminum (I used compres...