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Western Digital WD4001FYYG
7.9 out of 10

Western Digital WD4001FYYG

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Great Product from a Great Seller!

Suler A., Newegg
30 December 2015
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Five Stars

Michael, Amazon
8 September 2015
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Good Drive

Donovan S., Newegg
11 August 2015
  • Summary: Will be buying 24 for these for a home NAS (Yes, complete overkill for a home NAS). I bought two of these and just barely got them running since yesterday. So far they've survived two extended tests using Western Digital's Lifeguard testing utility.
  • Pros: Has SAS onboard Fast Surprisingly not that loud at all
  • Cons: Being a SAS drive, it comes with a price Does run hot...you definitely need airflow on top for these.
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Sweet Hard Drive

Rick, B&H Photo
28 June 2015
  • Excerpt: Great price, great performance. Will change if anything goes bad.
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Great Storage Drives

Nathan B., Newegg
28 February 2015
  • Summary: These are great for large storage applications such as archives, backups, or long term storage. Note - 7.2K drivers are not ideal for running high demand applications.
  • Pros: Great price / high capacity / 5 yr warranty / SAS 6
  • Cons: none so far
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Excellent drive, just make sure the warranty is included

David A. Flory, Amazon
20 July 2014
  • Summary: The drive itself is terrific. Although I didn't benchmark it, it positively screams with ~280MB/sec reads in RAID1 when paired with an older 3TB RE on a hardware controller. It would be probably be faster with a matching 4TB drive. The construction looks very good.
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Terrific drives. SAS backplane only!

Mindy M., Newegg
28 April 2014
  • Summary: Be aware that these use SFF-8484 connectors, and you'll need the same. If you have a SAS backplane, chances are good that you do. If you have a SATA backplane or SATA card/cables, you do not. If you are using forward-fanout SAS cables, you might, but probably don't.
  • Pros: These are good, solid, reliable drives, backed with a good warranty.
  • Cons: None
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Expectations met....so far

Arlene D., Newegg
15 November 2012
  • Pros: We have sixty of these in a very large array. After about 2 weeks hammering them with tons of I/O to burn them in, no problems.
  • Cons: Price, but actually not very high at all considering what a vendor like Dell, IBM or HP would sell these at...way north of 1K
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