Editors Liked

  • Enormous storage capacity
  • Good performance
  • 64MB buffer
  • Does not heat up too much in operation
  • Build Quality, Noise Levels
  • Price
  • High platter density
  • Excellent overall performance

Editors Didn't Like

  • Full capacity is accessible only after using a workaround or GPT mode
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface is underutilized
  • Slightly higher than normal power consumption
  • Can't match Western Digital's warranty period (3 vs. 5 years)