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WD easystore 12TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive (WDBAMA0120HBK-NESN) - Black - Only at Best Buy

Model Number: WDBAMA0120HBK-NESN
Web Code: 14927823

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Overview

Keep your content safe and secure with this WD Easystore desktop hard drive. Featuring 12TB of capacity, this compact storage unit allows you to back up all your favourite movies, games, photos, and other files for easy access. With the included WD Discovery software, you can easily reformat and manage the drive settings.
$349.99

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Overview

Keep your content safe and secure with this WD Easystore desktop hard drive. Featuring 12TB of capacity, this compact storage unit allows you to back up all your favourite movies, games, photos, and other files for easy access. With the included WD Discovery software, you can easily reformat and manage the drive settings.
  • 12TB of storage capacity provides an archive for your vast digital library including movies, games, photos, e-books, software, and much more
  • USB 3.0 interface featuring backward compatibility with USB 2.0 to deliver ultra-fast transfer speeds up to 5,000Mbps
  • Included WD Discovery software features backup, security and utility tools for reformatting, LED control, and other settings
  • Also compatible with Time Machine backup feature on macOS
  • WD reliability ensures all your data is safely protected with advanced security and durability
  • Compatible with formatted NTFS, Windows 10 and 8.1, and macOS (reformatting required for Mac)
Collection/Theme
WD/Easystore

Compatibility

Storage Drive Type
Desktop Hard Drive
Internal or External
External
Interface
USB 3.0
Form Factor
External
PC/Mac Compatibility
PC and Mac

Performance

Capacity
12 TB

Features

Wireless
No
VR Ready
No
Software Included
WD Discovery Software with Backup, Security and Drive Utilities
System Requirements
Formatted NTFS; Windows 10 and Windows 8.1; Reformatting required for macOS

Dimension

Dimensions (cm)
13.97 (W) x 17.02 (H) x 5 (D) cm
Dimensions (in)
5.5 (W) x 6.7 (H) x 1.97 (D) in
Product Weight
900 g
  • Desktop Hard Drive
  • USB Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • WD Discovery Software
  • Quick Install Guide

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Rating Breakdown

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20

Reviewer Recommendation

96%

Of the 1004 reviewers who responded, 962 would recommend this product.

Key Considerations

Averages based on how reviewers feel this product performs.

Quality: Excellent

Value: Excellent

Ease of Use: Excellent

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  • Is 12TB enough for you?
    Verified BuyerReviewed by Jmoche - December 2, 2019

    As a photographer, I use a lot of storage. The last time I built a computer, I installed a pair of 4TB disks (1 as an archive and 1 with edit versions of the files.) At the time, I was shooting with a 20 Mpix camera. Now, I use a 50 Mpix camera, and storage is getting tight. Instead of replacing my existing internal drives, I decided to add external storage. So far, this WD Drive has been fine. It runs quiet and cool, and it is not significantly slower than my internal drives on read, and only about 50% slower on write. I’ve owned WD drives in the past and have always found them to be reliable. I’ve removed 1 star because their is no power switch.

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

  • Great drive at a Awesome Price.
    Reviewed by John - January 18, 2021

    Was looking at some 8tb drives for some extra storage mainly Seagate when I happened upon this drive. 12tb at just a little more than the Seagate sold me, the drive is quite and runs about 5 degrees cooler than the Seagate 8tb Backup Plus I'm using.

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Bought 2 of these to use in a NAS
    Verified BuyerReviewed by Nothingbutrabble - December 21, 2019

    If you’re wanting a huge drive at a budget price to shuck and use in a NAS, this is it chief. For folks that are looking for specific model info about the drives inside, both contained a 12tb WD120EMFZ. Bought 2 of these for $179 each and shucked them (removed the drive from the casing) right away. I set them up in a NAS using RAID 1 (mirrored) because they are budget drives that aren’t designed to run 24/7. I wanted to minimize, as much as possible, my concern about data loss. For folks that are shopping for a NAS as well, I’d recommend a Western Digital MyCloud EX2 Ultra. Very cheap (about $150), easy to setup, has a TON of features, and supports these drives!

    Review originally posted on bestbuy.com

    Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.


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