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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good for unix

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    YNwYi5SXwD5
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    My unix computer is on 24x7 for years at a time, so I wanted a non-windows drive that would last for at least 3 years. My previous drive was an enterprise class drive for unix and it was born in 2007, so about 10 years. This drive is a not very much more expensive ($20?) but advertised to have the stamina. I purchased a pair of them for a btrfs mirror a couple of months ago and they are still running. They are quieter than my previous drives, too. At this point, i would recommend them.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Seems to be a good product for a NAS

    Posted
    Electro
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    One day my NAS shows an alert saying one of my hard drive had bad sectors and needs to be replaced. I remember when I bought my NAS almost 4 years ago, I was a bit hesitant to invest in a specific hard drive for a NAS. This time, I did not hesitate, considering 4 years of product life is not very good, knowing as well I'm not an intense user of my NAS (personnal usage only). The red series of WD hard drive seems to be among the best one. So far so good !

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great NAS Drives

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    ThomasF
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    I purchased 2 of these recently to replace 2 1TB WD Green drives that had over 9 Years of actual up time on them. I already had 2 of these 2TB Red drives in my home server set up as RAID 1 Mirror and I couldn't be happier. No they are not performance drives, No you shouldn't put them in your primary PC for playing games and booting from, but if you are looking for good long term storage / file server drives then these work great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Drive for a Home NAS

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    sgu3
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    The Red series by Western Digital has been fantastic in my Media Server. I have 8 2 TB drives in it, and I have been running ZFS in a RAIDZ-2 configuration without a hitch for some months. Several of the drives have been in the server for over a year, and not a single error has occurred. Since they support TLER, these drives are great for RAID arrays (both software and hardware).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great hardware

    Posted
    mvwrestler
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    This is my second time purchasing WD red drives for my Drobo (NAS). I was running low on space, so I hot swapped in two 2 TB drives in place of the old 500 GB ones. Transition was painless. The other 3 drives in my NAS have been 1 TB WD reds, and it has been running non-stop for the better part of 6 years without a drive failure... Knock on wood...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Using for Home NAS

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    JHosking
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    I purchased 3 of these drives for use in a home NAS (DROBO5N). BBY had them on sale and it was a great price. The drives have been awesome and no problems. It was so easy to set them up. I also did some research and these WD Red drives got great reviews in the tech blogs as very reliable for NAS use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Product

    Posted
    KaraEmily
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    I bought two of these for my Drobo almost a year and a half ago; I have had no issues. They were easy to pop into my Drobo, have served me very well. Having two of them allows me to worry less in case one fails, but both have worked splendidly so far! I am back on this page to possibly order two more to fill my Drobo.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Doing their Job

    Posted
    Jimbo
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    I purchased 3 of these to use in. Qnap nas. I chose WD red due to their reputation of reliability. I have had a few WD red drive in other devices and they have all held up without issues. So far so good on all 3 drives. I trust my content living on these drives.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Unit works great so far.

    Posted
    Tech
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    I have purchased 7 of these between two Lenovo Ts440 Servers, one is for a replacement. So far they have all been performing just fine. I have had no issues and I would recommend these drives, Western Digital does have a new version out now.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good for the price

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    reglus03
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    2 TB for the price of $84.99 It was a great deal during this time but price might have went up. 2 TB is decent amount of space. If you do a lot of video editing and Fraps recording, I would suggest you get a bigger space, I'd say a 4TB.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great quality for price

    Posted
    Graham
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    I have several of these running my NAS Storage. They work great and are the go to for me when I expand my storage. I mainly store media on them and stream from it to my network and it work well

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Still one of the best

    Posted
    MadSquabbles
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    I prefer multiple small drives instead of one big one. It's quicker to recover from failure and a bit cheaper. I've got three running strong for 3yrs 24/7 and just added two more. No regrets with these drives.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The right drive for a NAS system:

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    SJGI
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    I’ve been using these drives for several years with my Synology NAS Backup Server. They are super stable and the Synology support team is nothing short of amazing. I hope Best Buy continues to stock these products.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Drive

    Posted
    Noobish

    Drive works well but it is NOT designed to be a desktop hard drive this drive is designed for NAS boxes. It will work in a desktop drive but windows may report errors due to the way the HDD is designed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Drive and quiet

    Posted
    ScottH
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    WD Drives have been my go to drive for my NAS. I have a combination of 1, 2, 4 and 8 TB versions. All of them have been great for at least the last four years.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product! Great Price!

    Posted
    Skillet
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    Was pleasantly surprised to find that Best Buy's sale price on the hard drive was lower than many popular computer hardware retailers. These hard drives are great for a DIY home NAS build.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    What I was looking for

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    Guypc
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    I have a 2 bay NAS which I use for a backup of pictures. I wanted a drive big enough so I wouldn't have to worry about space for a long time. So far these drive have preformed great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy Installation

    Posted
    Paul
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    Replaced a failed drive on my DiskStation. Immediately identified the new drive, backed up all my files in a few hours, no issues since.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great buy!

    Posted
    Playmore
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    Fast despite being an energy efficient drive. Best buy shipped the drive securely while other retailers online fail in this. Another great WD product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great drive!

    Posted
    pcom
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    Bought 3 for my new QNAP NAS. Recommended by QNAP and they're working flawlessly since I got them about a month ago. I'll definitely buy more when I need NAS drives

    I would recommend this to a friend