Sign up for a new account in our community. MoJoMax Please answer them. Posted in CPUs, Motherboards, and Memory, By Very happy with the Quad X enclosure and the performance of the shucked WD drives. 2020: WD My Book 8TB still recommended for shucking? $237.98. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/wd-my-...-3-0-hard-drive-black/5605510.p?skuId=5605510, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. The Peg wrote: ↑ I'm new to a nas and thinking about a 2 bay synology on sale right now, ds220+ i think? Thinking of buying 10TB ones to shuck because I don't want to end up with ones that aren't usable should the bridge fail, although according to this, the drive will be useable without the enclosure: https://support.wdc.com/knowledgebase/answer.aspx?ID=15150&s. and because IF they're reliable I could use them in a NAS. And ok thanks I will check that out. I was wondering i already have a 5TB drive but i want to add a 10TB. And WD was pretty clear SMR drives have TRIM feature, and it was never found in 8TB and above externals. Somewhere along the line, I got the Easystore at BestBuy confused with the My Book available from Amazon. 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. Post a … He said he ran various tests and found out a bank of RAM is dead on the GPU. The outer shell has tabs connecting it to the inner part. Nickel996 So WD Easystore Desktop, while being a pricier option, tends to get more favorable ⭐ reviews than the $143 WD My Book, as seen on the chart below. State how long you had them, what model and size, how many and how you're using them. Posted in Troubleshooting, By The economics of this elude me, but as a result, drive shucking became a common practice among savvy NAS users. There are utilities for BSD and Linux to do surface scans, but the write + read test is destructive, and I’m too scared to run it using my NAS. Does the NAS force you to have a parity drive? The best part is that the WD My Book drive is ready to use, once you connect it to your computer. Western Digital Red 8TB - $343.92. Once it turned out the CPU clock and FSB was set incorrectly which he fixed. I got the my book 6tb for christmas, and as i run a mainly linux network at home, i wanted to repartition the drive as two tb for exfat and 4tb for ext4 as a linux partition. 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