This post has two parts, first part is about the identity of the drive. Easystore drives show up in windows using original USB adapter, confirming no damage. Heard of backblaze study but didnt know they went into so much detail. 99. WD Discovery software can also be used to manage your drive settings like reformatting, LED control and more. The WD Easystore 5TB external USB portable hard drive has dropped to $99.99 at Best Buy. Western Digital 8TB EASYSTORE External HDD (WDBCKA0080HBK-NESN) 4.5 out of 5 stars 145. Just choose one based on your actual situations. Or connect the Easystore to the MyCloud and use Safepoint/Backup to backup the MyCloud to the Easystore. I was getting around 50C until I improved the cooling and now its 37C. But WD Easystore is also an excellent hard drive with large capacity and reasonable prices. So, if you also own a MyCloud, I’d look to the software that WD supply to support the MyCloud; Smartware. This is a one day "Shell Shocker" sale. FreeNAS 12.0-U1 Xeon E3-1230 V2 32 GB ECC RAM 38 TB usable space, 12 disk RAIDZ2 Intel EXPI9301CTBLK NIC. Hi, I just purchased a 4TB Easystore drive and as far as I can tell there is no way to lock it. I bought a 8TB Easystore about a month ago from Bestbuy and it was a WD80EDAZ-11TA3A0. WD … Can anyone tell me how to do this? This is equal to 4,096GB. Many could probably be 7200RPM drives clocked down to 5400RPM because they didn't pass 7200RPM quality checks. Archived. Add Tip Ask Question Comment Download. I plugged one into my laptop and it showed only 465GB of available space right from the get-go. User rating, 4.8 out of 5 stars with 5007 reviews. Model: WDBKUZ0050BBK-WESN. Third sign: After my testing with badblocks and fio, I found 5 read errors on a < 200 hours new drive. Regards, Guy Reformatted it ExFAT in OSX, plugged it back in to Windows and at least I could edit it with Disk Manager this time. Dec 29, 2020 #6 Replying to this thread to mention the github link resolved the 404 issue I had . Price Match Guarantee. The WD My Passport and the WD Easystore come with WD Discovery Software. BIG MISTAKE. FREE Shipping by Amazon. Western Digital Corporation, also known as Western Digital and WD, is a famous American computer hard disk manufacturer and provider of various data storage solutions. Apr 17, 2018 AnIgnorantPerson said: i am using them in a norco 4224 and opening case is not a simple solution. This necessitated me to shuck my drive before I could test it, as running badblocks on it without knowing whether there are any bad sectors registered is meaningless. To put that in perspective, an average 90-minute Netflix video is 2.4GB. I have had the same problem everyone else is having. At any rate, checked BB website, and they are back at $199.99 again. The drive was manufactured on 3 January 2020.A white label WD120EMFZ (commonly referred to as EMFZ). I recently purchased three 12TB Easystore external hard drives, all brand new, straight out of the box. I was wondering whether I should use the included software or use the backup options built in to Windows 10. Before shucking (on USB), I used smartctl -a /dev/sdX command as well as the KDE partition manager GUI and both no dice. This presents a difficulty for automatic SMART monitoring as the drive would always pass SMART tests (if we ignore the attributes 22, 2, and 8 which are not the most important anyway). 1.2k. *It is important to note that WD writes in the technical specifications for WD red series that the weight is +/- 10 % which is about +/- 60 grams that makes the weight comparison not meaningful. They have these in addition to the latest My book and Passport models that they have sold since late last year. Using a 3.0 USB, this is increased to 625MB per second. This thread: Bestbuy WD Easystore 14TB shucked : DataHoarder? 72 = 7200 RPM. In the end any drive can fail, thats one of the reasons why many of us have backups and some sort of RAID. Oct 8, 2019 #1,121 S. SamirD 2[H]4U. The drives I got from the 14TB EasyStore are all WD140EMFZ-11A0WA0 One of the drives shows double the write OPs as the other drives for an equivalent amount of data written. So, if you also own a MyCloud, I’d look to the software that WD supply to support the MyCloud; Smartware. Easystore drives show up in windows using original USB adapter, confirming no damage. The drive is recognized in Windows but external Easystore drive does not see it. To start with, the WD Easystore range of hard drives are only available through Best Buy. Some could be enterprise drives that don't meet other standards and modified accordingly. The drives are sold as a component of a larger product. Download and read the MyCloud User Manual for details. Mind if I ask you, what are the smart thresholds for your shucked drives? There is speculation of the EMFZ being a downgraded ultrastar ie. How mysterious.. Edit 2 and 2 month update: Edited the cache size to "Unknown". As for the raw read error SMART value, Blackblaze did a study of SMART values and drive failure (a little old), and it talks about that SMART value. I can’t get any of the WD software to lock this 4TB drive. How to Back up Data to WD Easystore or My Passport. The only way for this drive to fail a SMART test is for it to fail atrribute 22, 2 or 8. Very annoying but it was still usable. The WD My Passport and the WD Easystore come with WD Discovery Software. $171.99 $ 171. WD Discovery Software. WD - easystore 8TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black. Ford … It develops, manufactures and provides storage devices, data center systems, and cloud storage services to solve the evolving needs of the information technology industry. I need to buy a few new drives and was ready to buy a couple My Book’s from Best Buy when I noticed that all of a sudden they sell new WD drives under the “Easystore” label. WD Easystore Desktop is a well-known option on the higher end of the price range. In addition to the WD Red NAS drives that the company previously admitted used SMR tech, WD is also shipping the tech into its 2.5"and 3.5" WD Blue and 2.5" WD Black lineups. It's sought after by many r/datahoarder folks because it often (but not always) contains a WD Red 8TB drive which can be "shucked" and used in a home server among other similarly shucked Easystore drives. Bestbuy WD Easystore 14TB shucked. Some people suspect it is a rebadged Toshiba (which is fine by me). Scan code: LN71785 Manufacturer ... Share Facebook Twitter Google Reddit Pinterest LinkedIn WhatsApp. Bummer. Regards, Guy If you need a terabyte of storage, which is pretty difficult for the average user to completely fill up (unless you’re a media junkie and have hard disks packed with movies and music), you can get an Easystore 1 TB for only $50. The maximum storage capacity offered by this external hard drive is 4TB. Has WD become privy to the trend of "shucking" and are supplying less quality drives? So I just got a WD easystore 12TB and everything I saw said the spindle speed is 7200 RPM, but CrystalDiskInfo shows 5400 RPM. Learn more with 37 Questions and 99 Answers for WD - easystore 14TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black Flipping the enclosure over we see how everything is laid out inside the kit. Thus, based on these observations, I am inclined to believe that WD120EMFZ (or at least mine), is a white labelled WD140EFFX 14TB red firmware locked to 12TB. WD Easystore External Discussion. Posted by 1 year ago. Is this typical? Get it as soon as Mon, Jan 11. Still, while the random read and write speeds of the 4TB model I was sent for review were very much in line (if not … Was wondering why smartctl wasn’t working on my Synology. Seagate puts the low cost SMR disks above 8TB in their externals which WD cannot compete with, unless they also lower their prices. You can follow below-offered methods to get problems fixed right now: Method 1. This is probably why at times there's sales on these drives because influx of more "failed" drives. Just choose one based on your actual situations. Only disappointment is that I got a WD80EDAZ - 11TA3A0 drive, which is a 5400 RPM drive. Fix WD external hard drive not working/responding issue. When I said exact same thing about 6 months ago I've got downvoted to hell because apparently most people think that the only reason WD sells those drives so cheap is because they have overproduction issues. I installed a new 1TB My Passport Ultra along with all the WD utilities on a Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit) SP1 machine. Joined Jun 12, 2015 Messages 345. Both the WD My Passport and WD Easystore can be connected via USB 2.0 and high-speed USN 3.0. List of all WD firmware and software available for download. We don't know any external hard drives that are newer on the market. Last edited: Oct 17, 2019. The WD Easystore is available in both 4 TB and 8 TB capacities. Upon correcting wiring, all drives powered on except WD easy stores. Shortly after I bought my WD external drive, it began the disconnect/reconnect. Easystore WD 10TB Drive Shuck #2. 8 TB Easystore external drive. Feb 4, 2020 #13 jgreco said: You can try. Hi all. WD - Easystore 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Blue. Part 1: Deducing the identity of the drive. WD Easystore Desktop was released last year in February. The extreme low thresholds of 001 and 000 mean that SMART warnings will never be triggered unless the health of the attribute drops below 1% or 0% from the initial normalised 100% values. I mean, imo the odds these white label drives are partial QA failures is pretty high, and in a weird way not the worst business practice - they're sold with worse warranties than their internal cousins/brothers but for sometimes half the cost. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the DataHoarder community. Or connect the Easystore to the MyCloud and use Safepoint/Backup to backup the MyCloud to the Easystore. You can make your own judgement ... https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-smart-stats/. SKU: 6252688. Oct 17, 2019 #7 “Sale” R. ReturnedSword Active Member. Picked up one of the 10TB Easystores on sale today. The other drives are Seagate models, I'd assume I'd hit the 3.3V pin feature, but I'm using a molex without the 3.3v to power the drive cage so that is impossible. Hi all. Any thoughts? That warranty only applies if the drives remain 'unshucked'. After shucking and installed directly to motherboard, both of these methods worked. User rating, 4.7 out of 5 stars with 1299 reviews. After doing so, I was still unable to utilize the drive (unable to create new folders, drag/drop anything). Performance-wise, it is most similar to the red 12TB at least. This is from Reddit post. Just shucked my first WD Easystore drive - easy. However I believe it could also be a WD120EFAX 12TB red or WD140EFFX 14TB red firmware locked to 12TB . Could it be a HC530 firmware locked to 12TB? Can anyone tell me how to do this? Press J to jump to the feed. WD external drive issue of disconnect and reconnect is hardware, not software. Thread starter klank; Start date Apr 23, 2017; Prev . WD Easystore is an external hard drive that helps you to store and back up your data over a cloud network.You can connect this hard drive to your computer via a USB cable. (https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/comments/gwmldb/raw_read_error_rate/). Nov 7, 2020 #39 J. Jedi [H]ard|Gawd. It appears to install and shows no failure, however, I cannot find it on my machine. 630 votes and 434 comments so far on Reddit. That’s about $30 off what it normally sells for and $80 off its MSRP. Any thoughts? You can also, when you see external enclosures on sale, search for the name of the external enclosure and “shucking” to find additional information about the drive. After a long time of trying to find an answer to this I stumbled upon at least one answer to resolve this. For HC530, the weight specification is given as maximum weight. Spec sheet for WD red series: https://documents.westerndigital.com/content/dam/doc-library/en_us/assets/public/western-digital/product/internal-drives/wd-red-hdd/data-sheet-western-digital-wd-red-hdd-2879-800002.pdf, Spec sheet for ultrastar HC530: https://documents.westerndigital.com/content/dam/doc-library/en_us/assets/public/western-digital/product/data-center-drives/ultrastar-dc-hc500-series/data-sheet-ultrastar-dc-hc530.pdf. But WD Easystore is also an excellent hard drive with large capacity and reasonable prices. I found this out from a YouTube video by JDM_WAAT published on 7/26/2017 titled "Western Digital Easystore 8TB (WD Red inside) unboxing and shucking. You won’t find it […] After, i continuous read and write with badblocls again and the value jumped back to zero. You can use the Windows’ Supported Software given below for the drive. In the past, Western Digital was using red label drives exclusively, but at the time of publishing this instructable, the white label drives are more common. This video helped. Go. The attribute 1 (raw read error SMART value) jumped to 5 only after fio random writes. User rating, 4.7 out of 5 stars with 5625 reviews. They have these in addition to the latest My book and Passport models that they have sold since late last year. Best Buy is a US firm trading in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. I'm stumped. The attribute 1 (raw read error SMART value) jumped to 5 only after fio random writes. Part 2: My concerns regarding the quality of WD drive. This means that the Easystore isn’t officially available outside of these countries, as the product is exclusive to Best Buy." Easystore appears to be a simple USB HDD. Step 2: The Symptom. Joined Aug 16, 2011 … It's in the top 3 bestselling external hard drives and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Glyph BlackBox Pro or Seagate Expansion 3TB.. WD Easystore Desktop … WD Easystore vs Elements: Which Western Digital is Better? Everything about EasyStore Hard Drives (Western Digital). With today’s deal it actually matches the same price as the 4TB price so you’re getting a full terabyte for free. Be sure you get the drive manufactured in Thailand not China. WD Easystore is Plug and Play Direct Attached Storage external drive. I guess "you get what you pay for" applies here, no free lunch :.. This post has two parts, first part is about the identity of the drive. Easystore WD 10TB Drive Shuck #3 I have a 2TB and a 1TB MyBook and they lock easily with the software provided. This is a sub that aims at bringing data hoarders together to share their passion with like minded people. It's in the top 3 bestselling external hard drives and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Glyph BlackBox Pro or Seagate Expansion 3TB. Using a 3.0 USB, this is increased to 625MB per second. The 8TB WD RED is a high-quality HDD that delivers incredible performance thanks to its easy to use 3.5inch form factor that is just 26.1mm in height, the drive speed is 5400rpm. May 27, 2019 711 273 63 Austin, TX. WD Elements / WD easystore; Embedded & Removable Flash; WD ReadyView; Legacy & Other Products; Downloads WD Software; Product Firmware; Product Downloads; Warranty & … This flag made it work and I can enable TLER on my shucked drive at each boot. The average transfer speed for a 2.0 USB is 60MB per second. . WD - Easystore 5TB USB 3.0 External Portable Hard Drive - Black. Get More Out of WD Discovery™ Included WD Discovery™ software 2 makes it easy to back up your photos, videos, and documents to the easystore portable drive. Second part is the potential quality issues. Best Buy is a US firm trading in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. Bestbuy WD Easystore 14TB shucked. This is reddit, after all. 6x8TB Shucked WD Easystore RAIDZ2 Supermicro 16GB SATA DOM Seasonic SS-660XP2. Anyway, something strange happened. As mentioned above, WD Backup is an automatic software for Windows 10/8/7/Vista to back up your files to a Western Digital hard drive for data protection. Model: SDUSBES3-032G-A46. How to shuck (or remove) the internal hard drive from a Western Digital Easystore 8TB External Hard drive. Unless you're planning on swapping drives around all the time, this may be a safer and less destructive way to address the issue. I think it's more likely that these Easystore drives are WD colored label drives (red, blue, purple) with WD slapping a white label on it as inventory requires -- most straight forward way to do it. . Is this related to the 3.3V pin? I'm using red/white 8TB drives in an unraid array. I went to the WD site and it didnt show anything about rotational speed. WD Elements vs My Passport – Capacity. Admittedly, WD claim the Black P10 can only manage speeds of up to 130MB/s, which is a long way off both the 5Gbit/s (or around 625MB/s) that its USB 3.2 Gen 1 cable can technically accommodate and the 500MB-odd per second speeds offered by its external SSD rivals. (5,007) Sold Out. Universal connectivity So far of all the shucked drives I have (quick count 11 x 12TB and 2 x 14TB) they all perform similarly with good temps and so far (knock on wood) no issues. I tried various cables but it persisted. Jun 15, 2018 208 49 28 Santa Monica, CA. The average transfer speed for a 2.0 USB is 60MB per second. Today, we're going to fix the 3.3V pin problem that can prevent your Western Digital white label drives from working in some computers. This worked on my other external USB hdd (WD passport) so no reason for it not to work here as well. Upon correcting wiring, all drives powered on except WD easy stores. For enclosure drives, it probably doesn't matter so much. Edit 1: Anyway, something strange happened. Both the WD My Passport and WD Easystore can be connected via USB 2.0 and high-speed USN 3.0. That’s about $30 off what it usually sells for and $80 off its MSRP. Even easier to shuck than I imagined. Easy-to-Use Auto Backup Software easystore™ desktop storage comes equipped with WD Backup™ software. I have admin rights on this machine. For the 10TB I'd pay $160. ... W = Western Digital. www.reddit.com also, it looks like my RM650x does have a problem with 3.3v: ... 6x8TB Shucked WD Easystore RAIDZ2 Supermicro 16GB SATA DOM Seasonic SS-660XP2. [HDD] WD easystore 18TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive Black WDBAMA0180HBK-NESN - $279.99 (save $110) So, I shucked a 12TB WD easystore last week. Close. This is a sub that aims at bringing data hoarders together to share their passion with like minded people. More Buying Choices $120.00 (24 used & new offers) WD - Easystore 4TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - … So, I shucked a 12TB WD easystore last week. My Easystore drive is not recognized by WD Backup in Windows 10. Joined Sep 14, 2013 Messages 26. 183 comments. Hope they are shuckable. 8TB's, 10TB's, and beyond. H = Helium. Things I did to the server: replaced Flex ATX power supply in my Velka 3 with an FCP unit. To start with, the WD Easystore range of hard drives are only available through Best Buy. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Edit: Link: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/wd-easystore-12tb-external-usb-3-0-hard-drive-black/6364259.p?skuId=6364259. Shucked the drive with no issues and placed it in a Sabrent USB 3.0 dock and it's no longer visible with the drive letter that I assigned to it earlier. Best Buy is a US firm trading in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. I had to pass the "-d sat" parameter to smartctl before it would return any SMART data. WD Discovery Software. After, i continuous read and write with badblocls again and the value jumped back to zero. I recently purchased a Western Digital My Passport Ultra 2TB. I'm on the lookout for drives to shuck, I'd love to hold out for the 14 TBs, but I don't know what to hold out for. This. Press J to jump to the feed. Anybody seen this happen before? danb35 Wizened Sage. 1 … Go to page. Accidentally swapped 12V/5V wires while soldering. The Western Digital (WD) Easystore 8TB is an external hard drive sold exclusively by Best Buy. Download and read the MyCloud User Manual for details. It had 52,000 hours on it, so I guess I got my money's worth out of it, lol. I could sure use a couple of 14 TB WD Easystore-drives for my NAS. D. djdwosk97 Senior Member. Jeren Member. The WD Easystore 5TB exterior USB transportable difficult push has dropped to $99.99 at Best Buy. Thanks for the link. Now I have it formatted and visible as NTFS, but there's a 300MB EFI Partition that I'm unable to remove... EDIT 2: Plugged it back into the Mac Pro, and it shows up in Disk Utility but is unmountable. Joined Sep 20, 2009 Messages 2,299. Binning is a good way to reduce costs. ... May be something you should search the thread for, or maybe it was at reddit I don't know. Thread starter x509; Start date Dec 4, 2020; Dec 4, 2020 #1 X. x509 2[H]4U. Welp, ended up with a WD80EZAZ, wouldn't power up in a Norco 4224 due to 3.3v, so I dug an Xacto knife into the end of pin3 on the drive and broke it off. I guess the difference remains a mystery between WD80EMAZ and WD80EZAZ. I am a long time WD user with most of my drives WD so I hope I am wrong and would only like to use this post to corroborate / discuss my findings with fellow hard drive enthusiasts. Admittedly, WD claim the Black P10 can only manage speeds of up to 130MB/s, which is a long way off both the 5Gbit/s (or around 625MB/s) that its USB 3.2 Gen 1 cable can technically accommodate and the 500MB-odd per second speeds offered by its external SSD rivals. What are great sale prices for the WD Easystore 8, 10, 12, and 14 TB drives? Non helium, CMR. One of the key things that you need to consider when you buy a hard drive is the capacity. No drives powered up but my fan controller gave the blue smokey. This means that the Easystore isn’t officially available outside of these countries, as the product is exclusive to Best Buy." Go. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up. 4.7 (5,625) 1-6 of 6 Answers. 368k members in the DataHoarder community. To start with, the WD Easystore range of hard drives are only available through Best Buy. 1. 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