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WD Black vs Elements vs My Book [End 2021]


I’m looking to get an external drive. My understanding is that My Book and Elements are the same, with the former including encryption. WD Black is more expensive, and some seem to have found it to contain an Enterprise drive inside.

I see now that 12TB Black can be had for 20EUR/TB. Elements is best at 12TB for 16.7EUR/TB. My Book is the lowest at 14TB for 16.4EUR/TB.

Will it be worth it to pay for the WD Black?

More specifically:

1. Is it guaranteed to have a CMR drive inside (same applies to MB and Elements)?
2. Are all 12+TB drives Helium-filled? What about 8+TB?

I’ll be using it to store photos and videos.

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  1. Received it today.

    I can see it is a HGST HUH721212ALE604.

    It makes an annoying noise when plugged in (click, click, click) but is quite fast.

    I have no idea why it’s clicking at idling. ~~Reading and writing add no extra noise.~~ If read and write are random, also this noise. I guess it is just a noisy drive. But for my use case it’s ok.


    I realized that Windows was trying to index the drive. Turned it off.

  2. I’ve decided to get the 12TB WD Black.

    From what I’ve read, it seems that all 12+TB drives are Helium, but the 8TB ones are not.

    The 12+TB ones are CMR. Probably 8TB ones, too.

    The fact that WD is comfortable marketing the Black as 7200RPM, even though other drives are made on the same line, means it’s probably a better drive (albeit still not the best quality).

    I don’t have plan to shuck it, as I prefer to have the ability to disconnect the HDD when not using them. Maybe one day I’ll build a media server, but I don’t like the NAS or Cloud idea, preferring instead remote backups.

  3. Personally I would only use WD black if I need the 7200rpm. For storage I will shuck Wd my book / elements. I will just get the my book as I don’t see any difference between book / elements after shucking.

    Wd black I think is rather redundant with high capacity ssd.

    8TB and above are CMR if I recall.

    Helium, need to check. 14TB and above should be helium I think. Better to check.

  4. The black might perform at real 7200rpm levels maybe. So a bit faster. Maybe

  5. 8TB+ WD drives are going to be CMR.

    There really isn’t much difference between the drives, buy whatever is cheapest.

    That being said, the Elements and My Book do have horrendous cooling (as in none) and I’d recommend placing a fan underneath it if you plan to leave it running for long periods, so black might be worthwhile just for the cooling alone, although not sure how great that cooling is.

    I use one of these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MWH4FL4

    View post on imgur.com

  6. AFAIK:

    8TB is non-Helium.

    MyBook warranty is longer vs Elements.

    Black – no idea, but sounds like marketing more than anything else. Active cooling? No thanks. Ugly looks. And where are the RGB LEDs?! 😉