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WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

  • IntelliPower 64MB Cache
  • SATA 6.0Gb/s
  • 4TB
  • Cool and quiet
  • Innovative design
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Johnny H.
  • 7/13/2015 1:29:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs90-days 24/7 so-far-so-good

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Runs cool
Installs easily

Cons: Price- which hasn't fallen nearly as fast as warranty lengths.
Warranty- depressingly diminished, unlike pricing.

Other Thoughts: I caught it for a good price, and it seems to be working well in my UnRAID server, although by now, these drives' pricing should have fallen much farther.

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  • Matthew B.
  • 7/2/2015 8:16:07 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBad sectors and data loss after two months

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Cheap, I guess

Cons: Unreliable
Costs money in shipping costs to replace a defective drive

Other Thoughts: WD's quality assurance practices have clearly gone down the toilet. Do not buy. Everytime I run chkdsk I lose 30-40GB of data. The WD LifeGuard software fails its quick test in seconds.

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  • Alan R.
  • 6/22/2015 9:55:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast and efficient

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Eco friendly HDD, fast when it needs to be, power miser when in standby.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: The working file storage for my 4K video editing. Move finished product to the 8TB NAS.

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  • Jerald D.
  • 6/18/2015 2:18:48 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBulk Drives Damaged

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: I ordered 6 of these build drives, the bubble wrap packaging popped during transit and the drives were physically damaged and dead on arrival, and newegg is blaming me for the damage and extremely difficult to get the RMA pushed thru....Very frustrating

Cons: Bubble wrap drive cases pop and drives get damaged

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  • Kim J.
  • 6/15/2015 1:20:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Works great as a back-up drive. Quiet and reliable.

Cons: There is sometimes a slight delay to access files if the drive has been idle for a bit. Not unexpected for a this model of HD though.

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  • UTHAYAN S.
  • 6/1/2015 5:18:57 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Great

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Used two of these drives. Both worked flawlessly without any problems.

After using WDIDLE3.exe /D used to disable timer, tested drives in Win7-64 with GPT.

Then used in Ubuntu server 14.xx. Again GPT label's necessary to use (g)parted for >2T size. See "How to Create Partition on Linux for >2TB Size using Parted GPT" It was very helpful in setting up the drives.

Thank you Newegg.

Cons: None

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  • Michael S.
  • 5/31/2015 11:00:12 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFail Fail Fail

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Had the extra storage I needed. Had being the key word.

Cons: Immediately started to get a failure warning from Windows. This continued until I took it out of the PC.

Other Thoughts: I hate the fact that I have to pay to return a defective item.

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  • Cyrus J.
  • 5/26/2015 7:37:12 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs4 good 1 bad

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Good price for size, got on sale.

Cons: 1 DOA it was the last to be transferred. would not start

Other Thoughts: Sata 3 makes for much higher transfer speeds vs sata 2

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  • Mike R.
  • 5/22/2015 11:21:23 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Price was inexpensive. This makes me happy.

Cons: Drive was DOA. This makes me sad.

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  • Justin W.
  • 5/4/2015 5:03:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsRMA policy on DOA drive

This review is from: WD Green WD40EZRX 4TB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Bulk Bare Drive

Pros: Unsure, drive was DOA

Cons: Newegg's RMA policy on defective merchandise

Other Thoughts: My HDD arrived DOA and have tried it both internally and in an external enclosure. The drive beeps on startup (didn't know HDDs could even do that) and it fails to mount or appear in fdisk.

Went through the RMA process and found out that, even though I was shipped defective merchandise, I have to pay $12.xx return shipping.

Needless to say, I opted for a refund instead of a replacement so that I could order from another online retailer that is synonymous with a river in South America since I could have ended up with another DOA drive from Newegg and have to pay the return shipping once again!

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