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Western Digital My Cloud EX4 / WDBWWD0080KBK
8.2 out of 10

Western Digital My Cloud EX4 / WDBWWD0080KBK

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Expert Review

27 February 2015
  • Summary: The "My Cloud EX4" is offered by Western Digital in four versions that scale up to 16 TB. The basic version without hard drives (as a empty case) goes by the name of WDBWWD0000NBK. The versions with 8, 12 or 16 TB differ only in the numbering (80/120/160NBK at the end).
  • Pros: Comfortable operation and fast starting-up, Integrated Twonky Media Server, Cloud capabilities, app access and numerous network services, Redundant network ports and power supply
  • Cons: Performance only average (network transfer rate and encryption)
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Overall 7

Western Digital My Cloud EX4

PC Magazine
11 March 2014
  • Conclusion: Western Digital's My Cloud EX4 is a good introductory NAS for small offices, offering very good drive and data recovery, easy remote access, and basic business NAS features. It is not, however, ideal for larger SMBs or those requiring very high-performance storage.
  • Pros: Easy remote access via cloud. Very good drive recovery. Dual Ethernet ports. Dual power supplies. Runs quiet. Large LCD gives system information.
  • Cons: Below average write speed. Lacks some advanced business features.
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Western Digital My Cloud EX4 and LenovoEMC ix4-300d Home NAS Units Review

26 February 2014
  • Conclusion: The LenovoEMC ix4-300d and WD EX4 are both 4-bay NAS units, and there are multiple applicable disk configurations (JBOD / RAID-0 / RAID-1 / RAID-5 / RAID-6 / RAID-10). Most users looking for a balance between performance and redundancy are going to choose RAID-5.
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Overall 6

WD My Cloud EX4 review

TechRadar UK
5 February 2014
  • Summary: Reliable 8TB storage for the home or office
  • Pros: Well built Lots of storage options Ultra-reliable Quiet Easy to get going, WD has certainly put a lot of effort into designing the My Cloud EX4, and it feels solid and reassuringly weighty while looking like a proper piece of business equipment. Setting it up is straightforward and there are very...
  • Cons: Very few apps available Mobile access could be better Average speeds Flaky software, While WD has made everything in the My Cloud EX4 fairly painless, this comes at the cost of more advanced features and functions. Its apps are very few in number, and dwarfed by the sheer amount available for Syn...
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Overall 8

WD's 4-bay NAS device for small business users has a cloud feature, which, when it works, is simple and effective for accessing files remotely

Good Gear Guide.au
26 December 2013
  • Summary: WD's My Cloud EX4 is a network attached storage device that offers good features and build quality for a small office or home office environment, and it's quite easy to use. However, it took us a few goes before the cloud feature worked for us.
  • Pros: Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, Dual USB 3.0 ports, Toolless, caddyless drive bays
  • Cons: The cloud feature didn't work properly for us all the time, WD doesn't have much in the way of support when connections need troubleshooting
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Overall 7

Western Digital My Cloud EX4

23 January 2015
  • Excerpt: Depois do mercado dos discos externos, a Western Digital decidiu entrar no mercado dos sistema NAS ou Network Attached Storage, em Portguês: discos de rede. Neste campo começou por disponibilizar modelos que são dirigidos clara...
  • Pros: Facilidade de instalação | Versatilidade
  • Cons: Velocidade | Preço
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Overall 9

Western Digital My Cloud EX4 8TB - Når du mangler lagerplads

16 April 2014
  • Conclusion: Western Digital kan altså mere end at lave nogle super gode harddiske, og med denne server beviser de at de også kan være med på dette markede. Det er jo også oplagt, når de selv kan levere toppen af harddiske.
  • Pros: Brugervenlighed Her er vi helt i top og den klare sig super godt, der har faktisk ikke været nogle problemer ud over man lige skal vende sig til deres design når man normalt bruger noget andet., Hastighederne Er fine og klare sig næsten ligeså godt som de kendte mærker der er på markedet., Støj J...
  • Cons: Softwaren Der kunne godt være lidt flere muligheder med hensyn til softwaren men det er jeg nu sikker på nok skal komme.
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Тест и обзор: WD My Cloud EX4 - домашнее...

9 April 2014
  • Summary: С новой моделью My Cloud EX4 WD представила продуманное решение для новичков и домашних пользователей, оживив сегмент сетевых хранилищ. Четыре доступных отсека увеличивают гибкость конфигурации, вы можете приобрести хранилище без HDD и постепенно наращивать их количество.
  • Pros: Удобный интерфейс, быстрый старт хранилища, Встроенный медиа-сервер Twonky Media, Поддержка облачных функций, доступ из мобильных приложений, многочисленные сетевые сервисы, Резервирование сетевых подключений LAN и блоков питания
  • Cons: Производительность на среднем уровне (пропускная способность и шифрование), Невысокая пропускная способность USB
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WD My Cloud EX4 8TB Review: Groots cloudgemak

2 March 2014

Test: WD My Cloud EX4

15 February 2014
  • Summary: Abschließend betrachtet hat Western Digital mit dem My Cloud EX4 eine gut durchdachte Lösung für Einsteiger sowie den ambitionierten Heimanwender auf den Markt gebracht, die frischen Wind in das NAS-Segment bringt.
  • Pros: Komfortable Bedienung und schnelle Inbetriebnahme, Integrierter Twonky-Mediaserver, Cloud-Funktionen, App-Zugriff und zahlreiche Netzwerk-Dienste, Redundante Netzwerkports und Stromversorgung
  • Cons: Performance nur Mittelklasse (Netzwerkdurchsatz und Verschlüsselung), Moderater USB-Durchsatz
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