Hard Drive Review: Western Digital 1Tb Comparison

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Ok so this drive is part of the “green” series of ECO-Friendly drives they are making now. The cost you pay for being friendly with the environment is a hit to performance. The drive is by no means a HIGH PERFORMANCE hard drive. It is perfect for … [Read more...]

Western Digital Announces the Release of 3TB and USB 3.0 External Hard Drives

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Fast and Huge is what they are going for here. First, all 3 lines of their drives, the My Passport® Essential™ portable hard drive, My Passport® Essential™ SE portable hard drive, and My Book® Essential external hard drive will be offered in the USB … [Read more...]

Western Digital WD5000AAJS Hard Drive Recovery

Western Digital WD5000AAJS hard drive recovery usually entails repairing the heads. Like many drives the WD5000 has a parking mechanism that is meant to protect the platters so the heads don't impact upon them. This doesn't help if the heads fail … [Read more...]

New Western Digital External Hard Drives

WESTERN Digital has upgraded its  My Book Studio Edition, My Book Home Edition and My Book Essential Edition 2TB external hard drives, and the My Book Mac Edition 2TB drive series of external hard drive to 2TB of storage. The new external hard drives … [Read more...]

My Book is Not Being Seen by Windows

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Ok so the most popular external drives on the market have to be the My Book and The Passport. I get a ton of calls every week about them, and I don't believe it is because it is not a good product but more because they are being SO widely used. So … [Read more...]

Solid State Storage Replacing Magnetic Media? WD Thinks So

We have talked about solid state storage including how it works and the benefits of using it over magnetic media such as hard drives. By researching solid state storage companies and the progress they have made, we always thought that is would be … [Read more...]

Western Digital Hard Drive Pricing

We are asked all the time which are the best hard drives to use? Since we are a hard drive recovery company we get to see all the major hard drives up close and personal. While there are certainly some hard drives that we see more often, that is more … [Read more...]

Western Digital My Passport Essential USB Drive: A Sleek New Portable

I think I have mentioned before that Western Digital is one of my favorite hard drive manufacturers. I was reading around on the Internet today and came across this. It is really a sweet little portable drive. With a max capacity of 320Gb and only … [Read more...]