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WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

  • 4TB, SATA 6.0Gb/s, 64MB Cache
  • Designed for high-intensity applications
  • Designed for durability and reliability

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years
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  • Brian B.
  • 3/4/2016 1:03:51 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat if they work

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: They seem fast and reliable.

Cons: I ordered 8 of them and 2 were bad out of the box. I didn't install them soon enough to return. So now I guess I have to deal with WD and see what they are willing to do.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/13/2016 6:40:05 AM

4 out of 5 eggsMTBF hours is incorrect - WDC claims it's 1,200,000 instead of 2,000,000

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: Great quality drive

Cons: Newegg description is incorrect: MTBF hours is incorrect - WDC claims it's 1,200,000 instead of 2,000,000

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  • SOREN S.
  • 9/16/2015 12:05:36 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Enterprise Hard Drive

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: I have purchased several of these drives in my IT consulting business and have yet to have one fail.

Cons: None that I have experienced.

Other Thoughts: This is a good hard drive. You pay a premium for the enterprise build and warranty, but it is much less expensive than dealing with data loss.

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  • Howard S.
  • 9/8/2015 5:39:46 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: Works nicely for my purposes, which is backups.

Cons: None so far.

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  • David N.
  • 8/18/2015 9:49:39 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast, Reliable and Warrantied

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: These are 5 year warrantied from Western Digital. Fast & Reliable.
If you are looking for the manufacturer's warranty you need to buy these drives. The warranty is effective from sale date.

Cons: They are mechanical drives that spin. So they will be louder than SSD's.

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  • Valeriy B.
  • 8/9/2015 5:40:01 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: 4T capacity.
Fast.
SATA II
Works in RAID arrays.

Cons: For some insane reason the pegs in Cooler Master HAF 932 drive holders do not fit into the threaded holes. It was possible to slightly expand the inner diameter of threading while keeping it functional for regular screw mounting, however this operation can leave specks of aluminum (I used compressed air to blow all such debris out and away from the board), and should not be necessary for such a device.

It is possible that case designers are wrong in their expectation for inner diameter of the threading, however I have encountered the problem when I had to install these drives.

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  • Kyle K.
  • 7/14/2015 12:18:22 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsSo-So

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: Performance is on par with other drives.

Cons: I have 11 of these installed in a QNAP NAS box, 1 is a hot spare. I've had 3 of them die in the last year. MUCH higher failure rate than other drives.

Other Thoughts: If I were to do this again I'd go with the HSGT drives as they have a FAR lower failure rate per Backblaze.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Kyle K, we are very sorry to hear that your drive failed. Our drives are rigorously tested to ensure they are in good working condition before they leave our warehouses. Please note that there are many variables that can result in a failed drive, such as power outages, accidental physical damage, internal component failure, and computer viruses, just to name a few.

We understand your situation and will gladly replace your in-warranty drive, as we stand by our products and their associated warranties. Our goal is to provide world class customer service, and part of that goal in this situation would be to replace your drive, and investigate the cause relating to the products defect.

“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

If you feel at any time that our support team can be of further assistance in providing you with a positive resolution to your technical concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at (800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: https://wdsupport.wdc.com/sfdc/case.aspx

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  • Ryan B.
  • 3/5/2015 9:14:39 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsHad two of these since June 2014, been running continuously

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: Bought two of these with the StarTech.com dual drive bay (make sure you get ones with chipsets verified to read 4TB drives!). Been using them to store everything, with the dual drives on the dual drive bay, makes 7.2TB. No problems at all.

Cons: None, these cost more because they are made with quality components.

Other Thoughts: I like the bay format more than putting them in a tower, etc. Those always seem to make them so friggen hot, but with the bay, they shed heat nicely.

REMEMBER TO GET BAYS THAT REPORT BEING ABLE TO READ 4TB DRIVES.

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  • Richard F.
  • 10/31/2014 1:14:22 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsnewegg voided warranty?

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: Bought 3 two years ago, using in SYN 713+ NAS. After testing all three, set one aside as a spare. RAID10

Cons: Bought three from newegg; sent them all back because (surprise) not shipped properly; got three more. two have been working nonstop for 2 years; but recently, after a vacation/shutdown, volume came up degraded, smart test failed, drive went downhill after that. Popped in my spare and keeping fingers crossed.

Now trying to get the failed disk repaired, WD says my warranty is void? Its supposed to be five years?

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  • Olga B.
  • 10/28/2014 2:33:38 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks great

This review is from: WD Re 4TB Datacenter Capacity Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM Class SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 inch WD4000FYYZ

Pros: Got 2 drives almost 2 years ago. They work. Work very well.

They have over 450 days of work time and have not failed me once.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I use the drives for Video and VFX work daily, caching large amount of data and they simply keep on working, what else could you ask for?

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