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WD Intros New 802.11ac Wireless Router, Bridge

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CaedenV

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WD, please do not ruin the wireless space the way that you messed with the HDD space. We do not want 4-5 versions of the same basic hardware that all does essentially the same thing like you have done with your red, green, blue, and black consumer drives. Have a pro line, and a low power line. Keep it simple.
 
[citation][nom]CaedenV[/nom]WD, please do not ruin the wireless space the way that you messed with the HDD space. We do not want 4-5 versions of the same basic hardware that all does essentially the same thing like you have done with your red, green, blue, and black consumer drives. Have a pro line, and a low power line. Keep it simple.[/citation]

That's a load of BS. They're not all nearly the same drive. The Greens are their slowest and least power-consuming models, the Reds are a little faster with more NAS and RAID optimizations such as not having drive head parking, the Blues are a consumer higher-performance and otherwise mid-ranged series, and the Blacks are a top-end faster and even higher reliability series.

They all fill different niches with different purposes and none of them are basically the same. How is this too complex for you? Having only a Pro line and a low power line would leave several niches unattended such as the consumers who don't want a slow hard drive nor an expensive drive and also NAS/RAID systems. That'd just be stupid.
 

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[citation][nom]CaedenV[/nom]WD, please do not ruin the wireless space the way that you messed with the HDD space. We do not want 4-5 versions of the same basic hardware that all does essentially the same thing like you have done with your red, green, blue, and black consumer drives. Have a pro line, and a low power line. Keep it simple.[/citation]

Just because you can't take the time to understand the purpose of only four different options doesn't make the matter complicated.

Back on topic, I believe these are the cheapest new wireless ac devices I've seen yet (could be wrong). I'll have to look into this again when the price comes down a little more. Would also like to see if anyone is having problems with these ac devices in general, or reaching the advertised speeds or getting even close.
 

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[citation][nom]CaedenV[/nom]WD, please do not ruin the wireless space the way that you messed with the HDD space. We do not want 4-5 versions of the same basic hardware that all does essentially the same thing like you have done with your red, green, blue, and black consumer drives. Have a pro line, and a low power line. Keep it simple.[/citation]

I actually rather like WD's different market segments. They are pretty easy for me to understand, and I understand what each color fills what niche.

The only problem I have with WD right now is that their reliability isn't what it once was pre-floods. And anecdotalil, I just lost my server's main 500Gb Green Drive (thank goodness I have a backup).
 
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On a wireless debate to say at a time or thought of to for awhile is probably left to say that within storage regards if you was going to find an interest to an extent on for a use of say a product or products at a time, that of interest within maybe Western Digital might be of interest if storage is in mind for what they have to say offer in terms of products.

Like media player drives and the such. Why need a media player drive when in interest of say storage?? And why say have in interest of lack of say wireless in storage for say use of when in interest of use to not in a use on in terms of place at when trying to use network resources??

Kinda generic or simply put but still. Like saying out of it all the extent of bridge working for the device wouldn't be of interest most to and still say within such use of such is is best placed to just be by a means of without more to to say on.

It is probably a decent idea given any wireless router you can use to say as a bridge to say of probably, but not as a drive that would work within interest more to of other on in terms of say features about. On regards of say multi-uses or cross uses without manual use of to find within on for a use at a time.

A bridge alone would say just make more of a connect probably on lesser to do so of within having for at a time unless more is placed within about. And why add all to say a computer of use on if not only computer in use of.

Probably still a good idea about as well of but to say is within regards for any one use might be left to both in mind at a time for a "decent" use about to say.

Router is probably still in mind at a time of course but still of is still say means within say a use on. All the ethernet/network to say of at a time.

New ideas to say of course to say on, even when additional hardware for use is on interest to find within why find lesser ideas to be better placed in terms about for that of anything to?? I don't know to say any ways but Western Digital seems to be on the right idea of late to say of for one on one.

Or least something of such to to say about.
 

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Address reservation? Logs? Mac filtering? This router may have all this, but I can't find the detailed specs. My Netgear has all that and more, would like a second brand to choose from that does too(pricing is similar).
 
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