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Western Digital RE WD4001FYYG 4TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SAS 6Gb/s 3.5" Enterprise Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

  • Durable capacity storage for high-availability deployments
  • Heavy application workloads
  • 24X7X365 reliability
  • 5-year limited warranty
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


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  • Gordon P.
  • 4/28/2014 9:47:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
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5 out of 5 eggsTerrific drives. SAS backplane only!

This review is from: Western Digital RE WD4001FYYG 4TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SAS 6Gb/s 3.5" Enterprise Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: These are good, solid, reliable drives, backed with a good warranty.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Be aware that these use SFF-8484 connectors, and you'll need the same. If you have a SAS backplane, chances are good that you do. If you have a SATA backplane or SATA card/cables, you do not. If you are using forward-fanout SAS cables, you might, but probably don't.

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  • Joshua M.
  • 10/22/2013 4:38:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

4 out of 5 eggsNewegg Shipping

This review is from: Western Digital RE WD4001FYYG 4TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SAS 6Gb/s 3.5" Enterprise Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Large, Nice Price for Enterprise Class SAS, Fast.
Great reliable drive!

Cons: Orderd 8 from newegg. 1 DOA 2nd died within a week. I believe its because of newegg packaging and shipping.

I ordered 32 of this exact same model from C-D-W and none of them have had any issues and they were packaged much better.

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  • Christopher A.
  • 3/19/2013 1:21:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNot reliable

This review is from: Western Digital RE WD4001FYYG 4TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SAS 6Gb/s 3.5" Enterprise Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: Nice to have 4TB on one drive. Definitely makes the datacenter seem "smaller".

Cons: Purchased 5 of these for a backup appliance. 2 were DoA and 1 more just failed less than a month after being installed.

Other Thoughts: Discontinued already... I'm not surprised.

Manufacturer Response:

We appreciate your feedback and apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced with the WD RE, as this is not the typical experience with the product. It is unfortunate that you experienced multiple DOA drives, as our drives are all rigorously tested to ensure they are in good working condition before leaving our warehouse. We understand your situation and will gladly replace your in-warranty drive, as we stand by our products and their associated warranties. We would like to investigate the cause relating to the product's defect, and provide you with a replacement.
You may contact us at 1 (800) 275-4932, or via our support website at: http://support.wdc.com/rs/. Please indicate within the online case creation or with the first support agent you speak with, that you are responding to a Newegg review, so we route you and your information to the correct team members.

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  • Scott D.
  • 11/15/2012 10:36:03 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsExpectations met....so far

This review is from: Western Digital RE WD4001FYYG 4TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SAS 6Gb/s 3.5" Enterprise Internal Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: We have sixty of these in a very large array. After about 2 weeks hammering them with tons of I/O to burn them in, no problems.

Cons: Price, but actually not very high at all considering what a vendor like Dell, IBM or HP would sell these at...way north of 1K

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