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Western Digital WD RE4 WD1003FBYX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Enterprise Hard Drive Bare Drive
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  • newegg Massive Capacity, High Performance With a combination of 64 MB cache, dual processors and dual stage actuation (2 TB only), WD RE4 drives deliver up to 2 TB's of cavernous capacity and lightning-fast performance in demanding server and storage applications.
  • newegg Thermal Extended Burn-in Test Each WD RE4 drive is put through extended burn-in testing with thermal cycling to ensure reliable operation.
  • newegg High Reliability Features Enhanced RAFF technology includes sophisticated electronics to monitor the drive and correct both linear and rotational vibration in real time, resulting in a significant performance improvement in high vibration environments. Multi-axis shock sensor automatically detects the subtlest shock events and compensates to protect the data. RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER) prevents drive fallout caused by the extended hard drive error-recovery processes common to desktop drives.
  • newegg StableTrac The motor shaft is secured at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking, during read and write operations.
  • newegg NoTouch Ramp Load Technology The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media, as well as better drive protection in transit.
  • newegg IntelliSeek Technology WD’s IntelliSeek technology proactively calculates an optimum seek speed to eliminate hasty movement of the actuator, resulting in lower power consumption, noise and vibration.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


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  • Kenneth W.
  • 6/8/2015 8:28:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs4x RAID0 WD RE4 1TB

Pros: Enterprise grade, warranty, meant to be used in high volume data situations, RAID Arrays, Ideal for Servers etc..., Great for media producers, editors etc..
5 Year warranty
RAID-specific, time-limited error recovery (TLER)

Cons: Heat
latency vs SSD

Other Thoughts: I have 4 of these drives in a RAID0 configuration and they've been working flawlessly. I have had numerous other problems with this workstation but these drives are solid. I just had a motherboard go out on this machine and I have complete confidence in picking up right where I left off when they see their new Motherboard. I will definitely buy more of these

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  • Michael H.
  • 6/8/2015 6:19:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLasts a long time

Pros: This is a well constructed drive that has lasted without issue, for three years and counting.

Cons: If anything, it's only a 1Tb drive, but it was not a con back when I bought it.

Other Thoughts: The only reason why I'm planning to replace it now, is because I'm running out of room. So, I'm stepping up to a 3Tb model, and using this drive, plus another 1Tb drive from the same manufacturer, as a backup drive, until I get another 3Tb drive to replace them.

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  • James H.
  • 5/2/2015 2:06:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Quality and Service

Pros: Very good quality enterprise drive sure to last many years.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Solid state drives are very fast, but it will be quite awhile before they are cost competitive with quality, reliable, fast drives like these. The service was also fast and well packaged.

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  • Brian P.
  • 5/2/2015 11:30:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat quality

Pros: Durable HDD. Does what you would expect it to. Good value for the money.

Cons: None

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  • Kyle D.
  • 5/2/2015 9:57:39 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Drive

Pros: smooth and quiet. I have had great success with western digital products

Cons: can't think of any.

Other Thoughts: great buy

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  • Accounts P.
  • 4/9/2015 7:13:41 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Product

Pros: Western Digital produces some of the best hard drives for your money, especially when buying the "Black" or "Red" label.

Cons: Considering the price point, there are no real cons for a mechanical drive of this quality.

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  • Kyle D.
  • 4/9/2015 5:40:40 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsfantasitc

Pros: affordable, average speed and large amount of storage space

Cons: no cons, drive was easy to install and hasn't failed

Other Thoughts: overall great buy

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  • Daniel W.
  • 4/9/2015 5:31:05 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent HDD

Pros: Reliable, works well with our NAS, speeds as advertised

Cons: runs a little warmer and is somewhat noisy compared to some other drives

Other Thoughts: We have six of these drives total the oldest ones running for close to 4 years now almost 24/7 in our NAS. No issues what so ever even after power outages. SMART reporting allows us to keep an eye on health of drives. Transfer speeds are 60-70MBs in our setup. Good reliable drive.

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  • Joel S.
  • 4/1/2015 9:27:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsdead

Pros: 1 tb, fast enough. You may need that extended warrant.

Cons: it failed.

Other Thoughts: failed 2.6 years after installation. let down, because I paid premium to have a reliable drive.

I do have my data, but also many hours ahead to re-install an OS, drivers, apps and also copy all the data.

From now on i am keeping disk image backup instead of simple data backups and will instead by cheaper drives instead of thinking you get what you pay for.

Also - I just bought a 500 GB SSD for 184.00. Probably not really going to need spindle drives before we know it.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/15/2015 6:32:17 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsGood first time experience

Pros: I ordered these compatible drives to replace failing RAID drives in my personal NAS. Drives are quieter than the originals. Worked with no problems out of the box.
Order filled promptly, packed well (two layers of bubble wrap with styro peanuts for void fill). Free delivery via USPS, arrived within one calendar week.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: First time ordering through Newegg. A friend recommended them to me for having good deals.

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