My Cloud

WD My Cloud – Choosing between a 2 drive and 4 drive NAS – RAID 5 vs. RAID 10

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – In this WD sponsored video I talk about the differences between a two drive WD My Cloud and a four drive unit. I also talk about choosing between the two additional RAID modes available on the four drive unit, RAID 5 and RAID 10. I think RAID 10 is the better choice over RAID 5 even though you will lose some storage space in the process. This video is part of a…

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WD My Cloud EX2100 Review – Compared to the EX2 / Mirror / and other WD My Cloud Devices

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) WD’s greatly improved their NAS product line with the new EX2100 and some of the other new devices they just released. These new drives have mostly the same features as the older NAS devices so not much has changed from a feature standpoint. But the new My Cloud EX2100 is remarkably faster than the EX2 it will likely be replacing. It easily saturates my gigabit switch when running a speed test. It is…

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Western Digital WD MyCloud Benchmarks

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link). Watch my other My Cloud videos: Full Review – Direct USB Transfer and SSH – Connecting Multiple Drives – Configuring remote users – I previously reviewed the Western Digital WD MyCloud drive, but a lot of people wrote in to ask about its speed and maybe some benchmarks. Here’s a test I ran using Blackmagic’s disk speed test app. DISCLOSURE: I received this product through the Amazon vine program to review on Amazon’s…

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Western Digital WD My Cloud Personal Cloud Storage In-Depth Review – 2TB 3TB WDBCTL0020HWT-NESN

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link). See my follow up videos here: All of my MyCloud videos – Benchmarks – Direct USB Transfer and SSH – Connecting Multiple Drives – Configuring remote users – The Western Digital My Cloud hard drive combines local network attached storage capabilities with external cloud access. The drive can be accessed with a Mac, PC, iPhone, iPad or Android device. It also automatically shares media files stored on the drive with DLNA and UPnP…

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