Which one of these Hard-drives should I get?

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  1. romstacka
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    Should I go with Western Digital My Passport 500GB USB 3.0 Black External Hard Drive WDBKXH5000ARD-NESN or the ADATA DashDrive Durable Series HD710 500GB USB 3.0 Black Water & Shock Proof Portable Hard Drive AHD710-500GU3-CBK?

    I need it to be compatible with Wii USB Backup Loaders, and the homebrewchannel, and I want to be sure they will work without issues.

    Thanks in advance!!!
     
  2. Quietlyawesome94

    Quietlyawesome94 GBAtemp Maniac

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    I use a Western Digital My Passport 1TB and it works fine with my Wii. So I would go with the WD one.
     
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    Do you have the WDBBEP0010BBK-NESN?
    Did you have to chage any settings to make it work right? Like keeping it from going to sleep?
     
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    No my Model # is WDBACX0010BBK-NESN. But that model should work fine. Look here for reference.

    http://wiki.gbatemp.net/wiki/USB_Devices_Compatibility_List
     
  5. Rasas

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    I say the western digital as well since you have no idea what drive is in the A-Data and there aren't many reviews for it.

    Also depending if you want it portable or not how about the 1tb seagate at bestbuy for 69.99. Nvm seems like a difficult setup process for some of the drives since they don't work out of the box. The seagate I mean.
     
  6. Bladexdsl

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    i've had a wd mypassport 320gb from the very beginning of the usb era and it's still going so i'd go with the wd
     
  7. gblock247

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    My WD 500 gb just locked (not locked up, locked) and I had another one fail last year, so I'm not touching another WD product again...
     
  8. MiiDontLikeU

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    Does usb 3.0 work on Wii? ?
     
  9. the_randomizer

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    USB 3.0 is compatible with 2.0, which is what I have (Western Digital My Passport 500GB) and it works wonders. Had it for a year now and no issues whatsoever. Not sure why so many people hate Western Digital, as they're more reliable than Seagate or Toshiba.