Summary: Let me first say that I am a big "bang for the buck" consumer and so far this puppy does not disappoint. Heck it actually over delivers which id unusual these days. I bought this USED here at Amazon for $200.00 and quite frankly, after reading most of the reviews, I thought I was essentially buying...
Summary: Firstly, I have to say that lots of the people who have given this unit terrible reviews clearly don't have the skillset to be buying and installing a NAS drive. Not their fault, Seagate market this as a DIY unit so it should be easy enough for the average person.
Summary: I had to return the device to the factory because the web GUI would not load (Dead on Arrival). There is a good troubleshooting flash presentation on WDs website. I paid $10 for expedited shipping of the replacement and received a 'order out of stock' from WD, once the item was in stock they sent it...
Compact unit with an pretty straightforward interface, solid featured software suite and overall good design
Matthias Wholley, Amazon
27 July 2013
Summary: Only had this unit for a few months. File transfer speeds seem fairly slow, but that could be my network (I haven't had time to troubleshoot further). I was not able to find a way to migrate my drives over without completely reformatting them.
Summary: I have 10 TB of storage in my desktop, but I got this to share music and movies with my mixed-race (PC and Mac) roommates. I fully expected the software to be balky and the documentation pathetic, so I wasn't disappointed.