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Western Digital My Net Switch
9.0 out of 10

Western Digital My Net Switch

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital My Net Switch

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Overall 2
2.0

Timewarp thinking by WD...

Amazon Customer, Amazon
11 June 2015
  • Summary: I bought this on 1/15/2015. When it stopped working shortly thereafter I was told by Western Digital that my warranty had expired in 2013, 2 YEARS BEFORE I BOUGHT IT. Yes, that's right. According to WD, your warranty starts when the manufacturer builds the unit, not when you buy it!!
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Overall 4
4.0

Watchout will die, buy or use different power supply

J. Smith, Amazon
1 June 2015
  • Summary: I purchased 2 of these units and within 6 months both were dead. It seems there is an issue with the power supply. I replaced power supplies with larger ones, and they worked again for about 3 months then went dead completely.
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Overall 10
10

Cant go wrong with WD

Christopher Castillo, Amazon
20 March 2015
  • Summary: As with all my other WD products, this works just like it should. We bought this to upgrade our church network to a Bigabit system. Quick and easy to install, no software needed. You cant go wrong with WD.
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Overall 8
8.0

Decent switch - but is it really a "new product"

J. Berberian, Amazon
8 March 2015
  • Summary: Out of the box it was very easy to set up. It tested speed and everything seems to work completely plug and play. I didn't realize that this was an old product. When I registered with Western Digital it said warranty already expired - what is that? That is why I knocked off one star.
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Overall 10
10

Just plain works

John, Amazon
22 February 2015
  • Summary: My TV wasn't getting fast enough speeds over WiFi to stream HD content, so I decided to hard-wire it, along with my other equipment. All I had to do was run one cable from the router to the switch, and my TV, Bluray player, Stereo receiver, NAS (with music, photos, and a few videos on it), and a DVR...
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Overall 6
6.0

Beautiful Design with Ugly Asian Plug Configuration

M. Anderson, Amazon
17 February 2015
  • Summary: These seem to work great. I bought two. After installing these with a new gigabit router/modem our speeds doubled on our network. In order to get those speeds I did have to replace a few patch cords which were CAT5. It is interesting that the new gigabit modem came with a CAT5 ethernet cable.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good for basic networks I suppose...

Ezekiel Brown, Amazon
16 February 2015
  • Summary: I ordered this switch not realizing that it utilized port-based QoS. After I received and installed it, I was slightly disappointed. The instructions were lacking in regards with how to properly integrate it into my network. The instructions I found online said to plug my router into the "low" port.
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Overall 6
6.0

Can't complain, it was cheap, but nowhere near gigabit.

Dave Bass, Amazon
16 February 2015
  • Summary: I noticed local file transfers taking a bit to initiate, and the overall throughput with iperf maxed out at like 300 mbps w/ 64kb tcp-window. I switched this out with a HP 1410 and my iperf test moved the needle to 500 mbps with 64kb tcp-window.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great for slow or moderate speed, limiting if you have great bandwidth and can't utilize it.

Steve Kelly, Amazon
12 January 2015
  • Summary: Watch out, it appears that only two ports provide Gigabyte throughput. I get slow devices, medium and data hogs but i get between 150 to 200 megs a second from my cable provider. I wish i could undo what appears to be nothing more than throttling more than half of the ports.
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Overall 10
10

invisible, as it should be

Steven G, Amazon
30 December 2014
  • Summary: I had an Acer router that I suspected of being on the fritz, and I needed more than the 4 GigE ports it had on its LAN side anyway, so I bought this switch and moved all the hardwired device connections to it. Also got my network printer off the wi-fi.
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