Posted 08 January 2012 - 11:31 PM
Well, for western digital hard drives, I would say have a very good reputation, I use them a lot in my builds form myself and customers, never had one fail-I even have some that have been working for like 10 years. As for their enclosures (the external drives have the same type hard drive that come in computers, their just put in an enclosure that allows the portability) I cannot say, Ive never had a WD external drive, though I would hazard a guess that if their enclosures are even half as good as their hard drives, then you have a good external drive. And of course, hey, regardless of quality, the price was right so you really can't go wrong. That being said, the test of time is the best way to find out.
Primary system: Motherboard: ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3, Processor: AMD Phenom II x4 945, Memory: 16 gigs of Patriot G2 DDR3 1600, Video: AMD Sapphire Nitro R9 380, Storage: 1 WD 500 gig HD, 1 Hitachi 500 gig HD, and Power supply: Coolermaster 750 watt, OS: Windows 10 64 bit.
Media Center: Motherboard: Gigabyte mp61p-S3, Processor: AMD Athlon 64 x2 6000+, Memory: 6 gigs Patriot DDR2 800, Video: Gigabyte GeForce GT730, Storage: 500 gig Hitachi, PSU: Seasonic M1211 620W full modular, OS: Windows 10.
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