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I'm just wondering if there is a way to find out if this is a green/blue/black drive in the 2TB external I just bought?

I dont want to void the warranty so I'm not taking it apart.
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I don't think there was seals on mine. Pop it open and take a peek. Do you have a my book or one of the 2.5" versions? The My Books just slide open, you should be able to peek inside without fully opening it.
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I would guess it's a Green to keep down on noise and heat. USB 2.0 transfer speeds wouldn't make a difference between Green/Blue/Black anyways
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I got a WD 2TB Elements drive, so I have to pry it apart. I tried but to take it apart im going to need to put a lot of marks into the housing. Isn't there a way to look at the drives info that would show what drive it is?
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post #5 of 5
my MyBook Essentials 1tbs bought 2 years apart were both Green drives inside. i popped mine open very easily and mounted them internally with SATA. i no longer have them, but it was fun to find out what kind of drives they were.
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