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Last Edited by bige320 June 4, 2018 at 02:40 PM
Everything you need to know about these drives (White vs Red): https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoar...ompendium/

How to shuck: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6VCQ64DkfM


Information taken from all of the posts. Please add your findings if not already here. Verified serial numbers only please.

It appears that some serial numbers are showing up as both Red and White.

RED (WD80EFAX / WD80EFZX):

7SGBP***
7SGBX***
7SGD1***
7SGD2***
7SGD3***
7SGD4***
7SGEW***
7SGG3***
7SGG5***
7SGG9***
7SGGBY** (Confirmed Red WD80EFAX) (please confirm red, verified 7SGGBL** white WD80EMAZ)
7SGGH***
7SGGL***
7SGGP***
7SGGR3** (verified red WD80EFAX)
7SGGRR** (verified red WD80EFAX)
7SGGZ***
7SGH5*** (verified red WD80EFAX)
7SGH9***
7SGHD***
7SGHE***
7SGHJ***
7SGHK*** (2 red found)
7SGHL***
7SGHS***
7SGHV***
7SGHX***
7SGHY***
7SGLX***
7SGL3*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGL4*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGL5*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGL6*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGL7*** (please confirm red, verified WD80EMAZ)
7SGL9*** (WD80EFAX, 2 red found)
7SGL0*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGJ1***
7SGJ3***
7SGJ4***
7SGJ6*** (Confirmed Red WD80EFAX)
7SGJE***
7SGJK***
7SGJN***
7SGJR***
7SGJV***
7SGJP***
7SGJT***
7SGJY***
7SGJZ***(confirmed red)
7SGK0***
7SGK2*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGK3*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGK9*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGKA*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGKP***
7SGKY***
7SGLA*** (Confirmed WD80EFAX-68LHPN0)
7SGLB***
7SGLJ***
7SGLN***
7SGLY*** (Confirmed Red)
7SGLZ*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGM0***
7SGM5***
7SGM6***
7SGM7***
7SGME***
7SGMN***
7SGMP***
7SGMT***
7SGMU*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGMX*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGN2*** (Confirmed Red WD80EFAX)
7SGN3*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGN8*** (please confirm red, verified WD80EMAZ)
7SGND***
7SGNE*** (please confirm red, verified WD80EMAZ) (7SGNE(R|B)** verified red)
7SGNJ***
7SGNM*** (please confirm red, verified white WD80EMAZ)
7SGNN***
7SGNR***
7SGNS***
7SGNU***
7SGNZ***
7SGN7***
7SGPA***
7SGPW***
7SGPX***
7SGP8***
7SGPY*** (WD80EFAX)
7SGPU*** (WD80EFAX)
7SGR2***
7SGR3***
7SGR9***(Got a WHITE as well)
7SGRU***
7SGR0*** (WD80EFAX)
7SGT0***
7SGT6***
7SGT8***
7SGS6***
7SGS7***
7SGTB***
7SGTE***
7SGTH*** (Red, WD80EFAX , 256MB cache)
7SGTG*** (Red, WD80EFAX , 256MB cache)
7SGTS*** (Confirmed Red, verified WD80EFAX)
7SGU7*** (Red WD80EFAX - Confirmed from Best Buy)
VK1G3***(China, 128MB)
7SGJX***
7SGGK***
7SGKZ***
7SGLD***
7SGJL***
7SGX***
7SGYD*** (Confirmed Red, WD80EFAX, 256MB Cache)
VK1D8 (China)


WHITE (WD80EMAZ): New

7JGZ9***
7JHZA***
7JJ22***
7JKH15** (verified)
7JKKH***
7JKSZ***
7JKUS*** (verified)
7SGEP***
7SGJ2***
7SGL7***
7SGLA***
7SGLO***
7SGMP***
7SGMR***
7SGN8***
7SGNE***
7SGNM***
7SGNV***
7SGNY***
7SGP6***
7SGPZ***
7SGR3***
7SGR7***
7SGR8***
7SGR9***
7SGRB***
7SGRG***
7SGRN***
7SGRP***
7SGRV***
7SGS4*** (verified)
7SGSA***
7SGSJ***
7SGTJ***
7SGY5***
7SGY6***
7SGYP***
7SH0M***
7SGLS***
7SGGN***
7SGNX***
7SGPV***
7SGU9***
7SGUL***
7SGUM *** (Verified) Purchased/Verified 11-Jan-18, Best Buy - Zip 56001)
7SGUS*** (verified)
7SH1A***
7JKLN*** (Confirmed) Purchased/Verified Dec-07-2018, Best Buy shipped - 256MB Cache 3/5 Centered White Label - Sep 14, 2017
7SH0K*** (Confirmed) Purchased/Verified Dec-07-2018, Best Buy shipped - 256MB Cache 3/5 Centered White Label - Sep 11, 2017
7SH11*** (Confirmed) Purchased/Verified Jan-11-2018, Best Buy shipped - 256MB Cache 3/5 Centered White Label - Sep 11, 2017
7SH17*** (Confirmed) Purchased/Verified Jan-11-2018, Best Buy shipped - 256MB Cache 3/5 Centered White Label - Sep 14, 2017
7SH20*** (Confirmed) Purchased/Verified Jan-12-2018, Best Buy shipped - 256MB Cache 3/5 Centered White Label - Sep 21, 2017
7SH27*** (Confirmed) Purchased/Verified Jan-12-2018, Best Buy shipped - 256MB Cache 3/5 Centered White Label - Oct 07, 2017
7SGWE***
7SGWK***
7SGYU***
7SGRN***
7SGXJ***
7SGZB***
7SGZW***
7SGZD *** (verified)
7SGRJ***
7SGGG***
7SGRD***
7JKG5***
7SGMZ***
7SGN5***
7JJVS**
E4G19*** Confirmed/Purchased 4/25/2018

WHITE (WD80EMZZ): New

VJGA2***
VJGV4***
VJGW0*** (Confirmed) Purchased/Verified Dec-07-2018, Best Buy shipped - 128MB Cache FULL White Label - Sep 5, 2017
VJGYJ*** (Confirmed) Purchased/Verified Dec-07-2018, Best Buy shipped - 128MB Cache FULL White Label - Sep 6, 2017
VJH43***
VJGEH*** (confirmed white, 128Mb cache, 5V, Box info. -NESN, Thailand)
VJG9B*** (confirmed white, 128Mb cache, 5V, Box info. -NESN, Thailand)
R5G4N***
R6GEW***
R6G6W*** (confirmed white, 128Mb cache, Box info. -NESN, Thailand)
R6GAW*** (confirmed white, 128Mb cache, Box info. -NESN, Thailand)

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Definitely a higher cost than the last few times, but sitting right at that $20/TB point

Previous Threads on this drive (NESN)
149.99 - https://slickdeals.net/f/11017151-wd-easystore-8tb-wdbcka0080hbk-nesn-149-99-bb
139.99 - https://slickdeals.net/f/11002723-8tb-wd-easystore-external-usb-3-0-hard-drive-140-free-shipping
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Went in to my local for 8, came out with 8 EFAX, updated community board as all but one of my serials wasn't on the list. Wink picked purposely to help expand the knowledge base. Didn't matter to me if they came EMAZ or EFAX.
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Picked up 12 from two local stores. 3 were older reds, 9 whites. Color doesn't matter to me since whites work fine with my SC846 backplane. The white labels are the same drive minus the 3.3v issue. Use this tape [zackreed.me] to disable the reset pin if you have a backplane that does have 3.3 power.

Double checked and they do have TLER enabled. Lots of pure speculation going around and people too lazy to verify. Yes it has TLER just like the reds.
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Definitely a higher cost than the last few times, but sitting right at that $20/TB point

Previous Threads on this drive (NESN)
149.99 - https://slickdeals.net/f/11017151-wd-easystore-8tb-wdbcka0080hbk-nesn-149-99-bb
139.99 - https://slickdeals.net/f/11002723-8tb-wd-easystore-external-usb-3-0-hard-drive-140-free-shipping

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Thanks! In for 1.
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Definitely a higher cost than the last few times, but sitting right at that $20/TB point

Previous Threads on this drive (NESN)
149.99 - https://slickdeals.net/f/11017151-wd-easystore-8tb-wdbcka0080hbk-nesn-149-99-bb
139.99 - https://slickdeals.net/f/11002723-8tb-wd-easystore-external-usb-3-0-hard-drive-140-free-shipping
yup. Comparing holiday sales to post-holiday sales often won't match up.
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Thanks! I needed something to hook up to the router and setup an SMB share- nothing to shuck here, move along!
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i got mine at $150, but i no longer need it, seem like once in a while, it's for sale, so i was thinking of passing my savings (sell at cost) to fellow SDers, but i guess i will refund it since it fluctuates
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This would be good to burn all of those best buy regards you got from buying these during Black Friday sales . Might as well pick up another as a spare
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i got mine at $150, but i no longer need it, seem like once in a while, it's for sale, so i was thinking of passing my savings (sell at cost) to fellow SDers, but i guess i will refund it since it fluctuates
I am interested it, just pmed you.
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thank you hug
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Got 3 on the previous sale all were WD red NAS Big Grin
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Is this suitable for use with a home media server, e.g., connected to a cheap SFF PC?
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