November 27, 2013

All of my shucked drives are Western Digital and they contained WD Red NAS drives (until two years ago) or WD White drives which many claim are just relabeled Red drives. Zaz are desktop type disks. At least, people were, as of up to a few months ago, "shucking" WD 8GB MyBook Desktop externals, to get their He8 drives out of them, and I myself shucked four Seagate Expansion Desktop External 5TB drives, to get the desktop 5TB "DM" drives out of them. Easystore WD 10TB Drive Shuck #1. Magnetic media is expanding at a snails pace. 4TB. i heard in some products inside the case e-sata and ubs stick together ? WD's security measure works by detecting a 3.3v signal on this pin, which when it does will disable the hard drive. I can confirm they are WD100EMAZ-00WJTA0. But I don't think it's a HC530 any longer.. My guess is that its a downgraded 14TB red . WD Red drives are built for up to 8-bay NAS systems.” The drives are suitable for RAID configurations. The portable drive is fast in my testing and its rugged, cool-looking design is a boon for any user. See more information at http://imgur.com/gallery/hs1dHQv, Thank you for the photos and info at the bottom, but I see "You do need to use a molex to Sata power connection to use in your PC as a standard power supply Sata connection won't be able to power it. " New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the DataHoarder community. The my book ones are. I don’t get why this sub is so against shucking all of a sudden? For a long time, both ranges contained either WD blue or WD red drives with similar specifications (cache size, etc). If you want reliability reports check out r/datahoarders on reddit, nearly everyone on that subreddit uses these drives so you will get a large sample size from there, much bigger then you will here. I didn't need the space at the time and thought surely they'd go on sale again... :/, Just seen an offer on Amazon @ £199 for 14TB. Did it require any modification? By taping over it, you prevent the drive from going into its disabled mode. Very easy. Preformatted NTFS for systems running Windows 10, 8.1, or 7, the 6TB Elements Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD provides users with up to 6TB of add-on storage for their photos, videos, music, documents, and other files. The WD Elements 10TB HDD. As of 2019, the WD Elements line consists of WD Elements Portable (1-5TB, 4.3 x 3.2 x 0.5 inch), WD Elements Desktop (3-14 TB, 5.3 x 1.8 x 6.5 inch), and WD Elements SE. As of the beginning of 2019 however, I’ve noticed that every drive I’ve shucked, be it Easystore or Elements, has contained a WD white label drive. At least, people were, as of up to a few months ago, "shucking" WD 8GB MyBook Desktop externals, to get their He8 drives out of them, and I myself shucked four Seagate Expansion Desktop External 5TB drives, to get the desktop 5TB "DM" drives out of them. The 8 TB are only about £124 atm. Easystore WD 10TB Drive Shuck #3 The WD Elements (BB Canada) and WD Easystore (BB USA) are reported to contain white label versions of the WD reds. NO. When Best Buy doesn't have them on sale, Amazon has the "WD Elements" model for a regular price of $149. If you have a Molex to SATA (crimped, not moulded), it’ll always work, otherwise it depends on your PSU. I picked up a WD Elements 8TB drive for cheap on an early Black Friday sale. As far as i'm aware the WD Elements Desktop drive model doesn't use data encryption so there should be no data loss shucking the internal 3.5" hard drive out of the enclosure and connecting it through a molex to sata adapter through a desktop PC. of 2.5" drives. I recently purchased two desktop 4TB WD Elements drives and although they sound fine when spinning up and running, there’s an odd screech sound when spinning down. My Passports, nor even the lower-end Elements line than the my Books cause found. 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