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I cant find anything about them online other than some random ebay post saying that they are wd reds. Desktop storage 59 pages storage western digital my book wdg1nc0 user manual. The internal drive was a wd100emaz sata 6gbs white label drive made in thailand on 03 sep 2019, which is detected and works perfectly in. Model no wdbwlg0080hbk model no wdbbgb0080hbk ell me what drive inside. The my book duo drive comes with raidoptimized wd red drives inside to deliver highspeed, quality storage to rely on. The 1tb mybook essential drives that ive opened, have all been caviar green sata drives inside. These drives dont seem to be helium filled and were made in thailand in feb 2020. Once system operational and plugged in, it appears in device manager.
After publishing our howto guide on saving money with the toshiba 5tb 7200rpm external drives, we planned to do the same with the 8tb drives. Thank you, you will now be redirected to comparisons. Switch to raid1 configuration for redundancy and to mirror data on the wd red drives inside. Raid0 mode provides superfast performance with up to 360mbs2 sequential read speeds using the usb typec port. The new wd my book is both smaller and uses very different design than the older model, as it now sports angled corners compared to the rounded front panel used before. How to modify a 2016 western digital my book to use any other drive inside the case duration. Western digital 6tb my book desktop external hard drive.
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I have a few smaller external drives from wd and they seemed. Im one of those people for whom no user servicable parts inside is just a dare. That usb typec port with all cables included makes it universally compatible supports usb 3. Wd my book duo 6tb 2bay external usb typec storage black.
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The friend inside are wd red and you can swap and change them if needed. The wd windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your my book drive with your windows 8 computer. Complete backupequipped with wd backup software for windows and apple time machine compatibility for mac, the my book desktop harddrive can back up your photos. We are successful because we understand the importance of your data and our first concern is keeping that data safe.
Raidoptimized firmware is perfect for twodisk array systems with auto management of drive operations to help ensure readwrite cycle data integrity. Wd quality inside and outfor over 20 years, millions of people worldwide have trusted their data to wd hard drives. They got shipped from spain and contained wd80edaz drives inside. Over the years i have stored photos across 5 different external drives. A usb typec port with all cables included makes it universally. A usb typec port with all cables included makes it universally compatible supports. Designed to meet wds demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance and longterm reliability, we stand by the trusted my book desktop. Cant guarantee that a 2tb mbe would be a 2tb caviar green sata, but it seems a pretty safe bet. Opening a wd my book external hdd case guide duration. The new my book duo models feature options with up to 20tb of storage, include usbc and usba ports, and have a 3year. The 8tb version of the western digital my book is a deep well of affordable storage for your photos, music, videos, and more. Heres a kb article you can take a look at if you want about that. Millions of people around the world trust their data to my book desktop storage. Store massive amounts of photos, videos, music and documents with my book desktopstorage.
The my book duo drive has massive capacity for storing photos, videos, documents and music. Wd my book essential not being recognized in windows 10. Its superfast with up to 360mbs1 sequential read speeds thanks to wd red drives inside and use of the usb typec port. Western digital today has released its newest desktop external raid drives.
I cut the vcc lead pin 8 from the eeprom, and the device detects as usb mass storage device vid 04d9 pid 20 rev 0103 and disables the goofy 4k sector translation mode as well, so regularly written 512e drives 2tb actually read correctly hope this is useful. Wd my book duo 6tb 2x 3tb twobay external desktop raid. The seagate innov8 is nowhere in the picture because of the archive hdd inside. The my book duo drive has massive capacity ideal for storing photos, videos, documents and music.
Designed to meet wds demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and longterm reliability, we back up pun intended. Western digital my book 8tb and my passport 4tb external. Also, when plugged in at boot up, it stopsfreezes computer from completing. Other than the wdc having 7 platters and 14 heads and the seagates 6 platters and 12 heads just like the 6tb version so the 6tb must use more pmr areas.
Purchased two wd my book 6tb drives for consolidation and backup of photos. Store massive amounts of photos, videos, music and documents with my book desktop storage. Equipped with wd backup software for windows and apple time machine compatibility for mac, the my book desktop hard drive can back up your photos, videos, music and. Wdbfjk0060hbk04 default wd my book 1230 vid 0158 pid 1230 rev 1065.212 100 872 1539 798 588 688 350 384 987 656 1107 101 1301 1653 445 1368 1320 1299 1634 369 1175 1568 965 1478 250 954 286 1484 574 214 1348 1367 321 1306 847 491 329 1150 1186 822 910 72 1279 1397