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WD WD Green WD30EZRX 3TB 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Manufacture Recertified Bare Drive

  • IntelliPower 64MB Cache
  • SATA 6.0Gb/s
  • For Low Power Storage
  • 2 years limited
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  • newegg GreenPower Technology With GreenPower technology, the WD Green generates lower operating temperatures for increased reliability and low acoustics.
  • newegg Reduced Power Consumption Combined with WD's IntelliSeek and IntelliPower technologies, the WD Green reduces power consumption by up to 40 percent compared to standard desktop drives.
  • newegg SATA 6.0 Gb/s Interface The WD Green features the SATA interface, which supports up to 6.0 Gb/s data transfer rates for optimum performance, efficiency, and convenience.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 90 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 90 days


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  • Bryan C.
  • 12/18/2014 8:32:25 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs350hrs HDTV recordings

Pros: 3Tb is the optimal size for recording 350hrs of HDTV in a HTPC.

Cons: When installing a 3Tb hard drive, ensure that your partition style is set to GPT vice MBR when creating your new simple volume within Disk Management. MBR can only handle a maximum partition size of 2TB not utilizing the remaining 1Tb of this hard drive.

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  • David S.
  • 11/29/2014 7:37:31 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDo not purchase

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Out of a batch of 4 that I ordered I've had to have 1 replaced that was DOA, another that died after 1 week of almost no use, and now a third is throwing an error about too many bad sectors.

Newegg was great about the RMA process for the first two but I'm likely hosed on the third drive.

I built this out as a raid array for a family storage pool. If you like to keep your data safe STAY AWAY FROM THIS PRODUCT!

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  • ROSENBERG O.
  • 8/10/2014 10:09:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDon't Give up on "2TB" Drive

Pros: Drive works fine and is as advertised...great deal!

Cons: Drive needs outside help for proper formatting.

If you're running Windows XP/7/8 32-bit, you will likely not be able to use this drive as your boot drive with more than 2TB in use. This is inherent to all drives over 2TB. For some it will be

Other Thoughts: The drive at first appeared to be not working, and then appeared not to allow me to consolidate the previous user's partitions (no data, but logical drives still there on refurb). After hours of research I figured out the following 2 keys:

You will have to manually "Online" the drive through disk manager or DISKPART.

for Win 32-bit users, you will need an external program to convert the drive to a GPT boot record with 4k data blocks in order to use the full drive. I downloaded AOMI free and had it set, formatted, and activated in three minutes.

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  • David B.
  • 8/9/2014 7:34:20 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsUnbelievable....

Pros: Low Power
Quiet
Big Storage.

Cons: Runs HOT!
Premature Failure.

Other Thoughts: I purchased a one of these a year ago. I purchased this one to add to my NAS system for RAID 1 and would you believe that when moving from chassis to the new one, my older drive failed and is no longer in warranty!!!

WD drives are extremely reliable they are the only thing we use at work but my luck in my personal system I have not been able to experience this. Seagate has had a much more reliable track record for me.

My 2TB Green WDC Drive died 3 months after purchase and the 1TB Green died 1 week after install. Fortunately my other drives were covered under warranty and they do have good warranty service.

I just have really bad luck with my drives from WDC. At work we have nearly 200 various drives Blue, Black, and Red and we have only had one go bad in the past 2 years...

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  • Nicholas G.
  • 7/23/2014 1:57:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead within 30 minutes. DOA?

Pros: Price

Cons: Dead on Arrival...well, sorta...

formatted and assigned a drive letter... died on it's first attempt of file writing.

Other Thoughts: didn't get a chance to install this HDD until after 30 days of ordering... hope there is a warranty.

this is the first time i've had a problem with Newegg Product.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Nick, it is unfortunate that you are experiencing this situation with your Hard Drive. Western Digital stands behind the warranty for our products for the duration of the provided warranty period, and we will gladly replace your device for you.
“How to get an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) or replace a defective product under warranty”: http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8

You may also contact us and mention this Newegg review at: (800) 275-4932, or via our support website:
http://support.wdc.com/rs

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  • Edward P.
  • 7/15/2014 7:36:27 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBuyer Beware!

Pros: None

Cons: Upon install, short circuited and started a fire inside of my computer. Destroyed about 700$ worth of my computer hardware...

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  • Brian E.
  • 1/25/2014 11:52:31 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsworks Great

Pros: works great I was fortunate to get it on sale

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: bought this for a media server its still running strong,

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  • Ezra K.
  • 12/31/2013 11:57:06 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Excellent drive overall. Fairly fast without errors once I got it running.

Cons: Some bad sectors. One harddrive failed completely in two weeks.

Other Thoughts: I ordered six of these harddrive to setup a linux raid harddrive. I had to send three back to WD for replacement because of bad sectors and drive failures. It took some time, but eventually everything was working correctly.

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  • Gary D.
  • 10/30/2013 8:24:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBad Drives!

Pros: Bad drives

Cons: I tried to initialize and format two refurbished drives, and neither drive works. One was very slow, and the other won't work at all.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear gdavisloop, it is unfortunate that you have experienced two drive failures, as our drives are all rigorously tested to ensure they are in good working condition before leaving our warehouse. There are many variables that could affect the drives integrity between leaving our warehouses prior to being installed in a computer. We recommend installing and running our Data Lifeguard Diagnostics for Windows (WinDLG) utility for Windows users, or running Disk Utility for Mac users. Information regarding our WinDLG utility and Disk utility can be found at the following link.

How to test a drive for problems using Data Lifeguard Diagnostics for Win
http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/940

How to test a drive for defects or problems on a Mac
http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/866

Regardless of the reason for your drives defect, we stand by our product, and would like to replace your drive for you directly, no questions asked, and investigate to determine the root cause of the failure.

How to get an RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization) or replace a defective product under warranty http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/8

Please contact us at at 1 (800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: http://support.wdc.com/rs/ for any questions you may have.

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  • Kelly H.
  • 9/5/2013 7:56:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice

Pros: The drives Partitioned and full formatted with no errors, It works. The truth may be found after data is loaded.

Cons: I did not buy more of them

Other Thoughts: I have never had a WD drive that had a problem or I could not find a solution for, I have spent a lot of time working out problems with drives others have given me, always found the solution through blogs, feedback or WD tools.

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