WESTERN DIGITAL STILL A GREAT BRAND!!
Bought this to replace a 250gb Adata SSD used as a boot drive on my Macpro tower. The process went well and ended with a very pleasant surprise - a huge boost in speed over the older SSD, which had previously delivered a big speed boost over the spin drive it replaced. The WD is wicked fast.
A tip if you're shopping for an SSD: it pays to get the biggest one you can afford, because of the way they wear down over time due to repeatedly overwritten blocks - the bigger they are, the less overwriting of used blocks and the longer the life expectancy.
Also, if you are installing in a 3.5 bay using an adapter sled and have trouble getting it to mount, use a bit of strong tape to secure it firmly to the sled so it doesn't shift when you insert it. I used a one inch strip of duct tape on the back end, did the trick.
Lastly, if you're on a Mac, be sure to enable TRIM using the terminal, it's safe and easy and will prolong the life of your drive. Instructions are online.
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