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Reddit reviews on WD 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN

Sentiment score: 21
Reddit mentions: 84

We found 84 Reddit mentions of WD 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN. Here are the top ones.

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Found 84 comments on WD 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN:

u/pm_me_triangles · 28 pointsr/trashy

US$ 125 buys you an 8 TB hard drive.

Buying 8 of those isn't that expensive and would allow you to store all this cp.

u/iszathi · 18 pointsr/buildapcsales

Not really, seagate compute drives are not that good, and external 8tb wd drives (easystore, elements, my book) go for 130usd pretty often, and come with white label drives inside that are a lot better.

Right now amazon has elements8tb at 140, https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?keywords=elements+8tb&qid=1556298793&s=electronics&sr=1-1-spons&psc=1

u/Puptentjoe · 12 pointsr/buildapcsales

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/

My books are $139 on amazon right now and come with a 3 year warranty.

Same but with overnight if you have prime, thanks for the correction.

u/pdmcmahon · 12 pointsr/macsetups

Mac Mini (2018 model), named NOSTROMO


  • 3.2 GHz Hexa-Core Core i7 CPU
  • 32 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB PCIe boot volume
  • 2 TB external rotating drive for Time Machine Backups, connected via Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C
  • Dual 8 TB Western Digital Elements USB 3.0 drives for content, VOL1 and VOL2. VOL1 is replicated to VOL2, both are connected via Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C. These handy adapter cables allow you to connect a traditional USB 3.0 device into a Thunderbolt 3 port.
  • Single 4 TB SeaGate Plus USB 3.0 drive which contains the majority of my media content, VOL5. It is a "floater" drive which I always carry in my backpack to have the majority of my content with me at all times.
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.6 Server
  • Dual 27” Apple Thunderbolt Displays connected to the Mac Mini, daisy-chained off a single Thunderbolt 3 port using a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter.
  • This Mac Mini is what I use to host all of my iTunes content to the three Apple TVs in my home


    Mac Mini (2010 model), named SPUNKMEYER


  • 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 100 GB SSD boot volume
  • 500 GB traditional drive for Time Machine Backups
  • Running Mac OS 10.13.6 Server


    MacBook Pro Retina 15” (2015 model), named SULACO


  • 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Core i7 CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.6 Client
  • Time Machine Backups are being taken both on the 2018 Mac Mini as well as the 2010 Mac Mini


    Mac Mini (2012 model), named FERRO


  • This Mac is located at Mom & Dad’s about 1,000 miles away. It is a complete offsite backup of all of my content, it is also used for Time Machine backups of my mother’s Mac Mini and my niece’s MacBook Pro. I have both Remote Desktop and SSH access via the magic of port forwarding. Whenever I add a new movie, I place it is my Shared Dropbox folder, then about 30 minutes later it is available on the backup Mac Mini. I then move it over to VOL3, and all of my content is always in sync.
  • 2.5 GHz Dual-Core Core i5 CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 120 GB SSD boot volume
  • 500 GB traditional drive for Time Machine Backups
  • Single 8 TB Western Digital Elements USB 3.0 drive for storing and hosting content, VOL3. It is a complete duplicate of VOL1/VOL2.
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.6 Server


    Mac Mini (2012 model), named AURIGA


  • This Mac is located at my sister's house about 1,000 miles away. It is a complete offsite backup of all of my movies and TV shows, it is also used for Time Machine backups of my sister's MacBook Pro and my other niece’s MacBook. I have both Remote Desktop and SSH access via the magic of port forwarding. Whenever I add a new movie, I place it is my Shared Dropbox folder, then about 30 minutes later it is available on the backup Mac Mini. I then move it over to VOL4, and all of my content is always in sync.
  • 2.5 GHz Dual-Core Core i5 CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB SSD boot volume
  • 500 GB traditional drive for Time Machine Backups
  • Single 4 TB Seagate Backup Plus USB 3.0 drive (VOL4) for storing and hosting content, VOL4. As it is only a 4 TB volumes, it contains only the moves and television shows which are on VOL1, VOL2, and VOL3.
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.6 Server


    Both the 2012 Minis and the 2010 Mini are completely headless. Unfortunately, this means that accessing them via remote desktop gives you a measly 800x600 resolution. I use this handy little gadget on both of them to replicate a 1920x1080 display being connected. So, when I connect via Screen Sharing I get a nice big display.


    MacBook Pro (2018 model), named APLC02XV5W1JGH5


  • 2.2 GHz Six-Core Intel Core i7 CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 500 GB SSD
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.5 Client
  • This is my work-provided laptop, mostly used for remote access. It is pretty locked down, I am not a local administrator so I cannot even rename it to fit my naming scheme


    iPad Pro 10.5", named APONE


  • 2.38 GHz Apple A10X CPU
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB of storage
  • Running iOS 13.0 Public Beta


    iPhone X, named RIPLEY


  • 2.4 GHz Apple A11 Bionic CPU
  • 3 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB of storage
  • Running iOS 12.4


    LG Blu-Ray reader/writer in connected to NOSTROMO via USB 3.0, used for ripping Blu-Rays and DVDs

    Sabrent USB 3.0 Dual-Bay Hard Drive Dock, also connected to NOSTROMO via USB 3.0

    The microphone is a Yeti Blue with a Nady Pop Filter, coupled with a Logitech HD C310, used for Google Hangouts and FaceTime calls with the fam, and the occasional podcast. It is mounted on a RODE PSA1 Swivel Mount Studio Microphone Boom Arm and a RADIUS II Microphone Shock Mount.

    The mousepad is an XTracPads Ripper XXL mousepad

    The chair is a Raynor Ergohuman ME7ERG desk chair

    I use Dropbox to expertly keep my content in sync. Due to the amount of content I keep in there, it is well worth the $100 per year for a Dropbox Pro subscription.


    Additionally throughout the house, I have...
    3 Eeros for my Mesh Wireless Network WiFi System
    2 Apple TVs (4K), named ASH and CALL
    1 Apple TV (4th Generation), named BISHOP
    1 Apple HomePod, named DIETRICH
    1 Nest Hello Video Doorbell, named HELLO
    1 Nest Learning Thermostat, named NEST (yeah, original af, I know)
    2 WyzeCam Pans, named WYZE-Kitchen and WYZE-LivingRoom
    4 WeMo Smart Plugs, named WEMO-Foyer, WEMO-SpareBedroom, WEMO-MasterBedroom, and WEMO-LivingRoom
    1 Amazon Echo Plus, named ECHO-LivingRoom
    2 Amazon Echoes (First-Generation), named ECHO-MasterBedroom and ECHO-Kitchen
    2 Amazon Echo Dots, named DOT-Office, and DOT-SpareBedroom
    4 Google Home Minis
    1 Brother HL-L2395DW Wireless Laser Printer, named LV426
    1 PlayStation 3 Slim 120 GB, named HICKS

    I have a total of 31 IP reservations according to my Eero app. This makes it a lot easier to manage my network, set up port forwarding, etc.
u/stumpysharcat · 9 pointsr/buildapcsales

15% cash back for the MX500 1TB (and other "select' electronics).

A much better "deal" is the WD TB Elements at $125 and 15% cash back (with CC offer already mentioned), but needing a 1TB SSD and a 8TB external (shuckable) are very different circumstances.

u/apmauj · 9 pointsr/uruguay

Ofertas previas al viernes afro:

u/THX---1138 · 8 pointsr/PS4Deals

Stay FAR away from Seagate drives, they're notorious for high fail rates. You can find better deals on other external drives. You can get a WAY more reliable WD 8TB for five dollars more and if you purchase it via B&H you get a free 16GB flash drive.

u/joeydoesthing · 7 pointsr/buildapcsales

WD 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD

u/jmango23 · 6 pointsr/DataHoarder

Here's a like to the 8TB because it's on sale right now: WD 8TB. If you look around you might find a 10TB. If you have some time, someone usually posts deals on these types of drives to the subreddit.

Also Best Buy has a brand that usually goes on sale. Hope that helps!

u/DistinctRutabaga · 6 pointsr/DataHoarder

Is this a genuine question? Because your link looks like an affiliate link (there's a partner code in the URL) plus https://www.amazon.com/Avolusion-HDDGear-6000GB-External-Pre-Formatted/dp/B074Q994C4 Amazon has it cheaper.

I doubt there's any decent drive in there. The same price, or less, can get you 8TB WD or Segates. Like: https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Expansion-Desktop-External-STEB8000100/dp/B01HAPGEIE for $129 & https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD for $149 if we go by your link price.

Unless they're running HGST drives or something, which is super unlikely, it's not worth shucking.

u/TheMUGrad · 5 pointsr/DataHoarder

You can also get the same drive at the $139 price @ Amazon. $3.01 more, but you can use free prime shipping.


https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD

u/amcfarla · 5 pointsr/DataHoarder

If you have an Amazon Prime Credit Card you can get 15% credit back towards the purchase until the Nov 22nd on the hard drive. https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

u/zimzamzoom2 · 4 pointsr/PleX

Buy this and take it out of the enclosure (plenty youtube guides) and then install inside your PC.

https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD

u/gd2246 · 3 pointsr/DataHoarder

Yes, but I wouldn't buy them at this price. This is what they cost without a sale.

u/chairman-mao-43 · 3 pointsr/DataHoarder

This is even cheaper than the LaCie drive and does not use SMR.
WD 8TB mybook
www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_s.yXCb704GHVX

u/ElectronicsWizardry · 3 pointsr/DataHoarder

You can use something like luks on the usb drive so thats the whole drive is encrypted, and just unlock the partiton when you want to copy the files off.

Id just get those 8tb external hdds like this one You can put a few together if you want in raid, and ecrypt them all. They should get you about 100-150mB/s average speeds, and a few of them will be even faster if running at the same time.

u/arandomerik · 3 pointsr/DataHoarder

Would it be wrong to buy from amazon for $149.99 ? Its not quite the $130 at black friday but isn't $149.99 better than $199.99 ?

https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD

u/ImaginaryCheetah · 3 pointsr/DataHoarder

shucked WD portable HD's seem to be the way to go.

https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ $140.

VS

https://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-Bare-Drives-Drive/dp/B07D3MWMNZ/ $190 for raw drive.

apparently the trade off is a reduced warranty.

personally, i always go with drives labeled for function. but my experience is using CCTV drives for VMS systems. customer would shit bricks if i plopped down and started prying HD's out of externals.

u/UnremarkableMango · 3 pointsr/bapcsalescanada

Since you are likely to buy an HDD with this, I would recommend a WD Elements instead since it comes with a drive + enclosure and is the cheapest per TB.

This 8TB is the cheapest per dollar per TB

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07D5V2ZXD

u/0000GKP · 3 pointsr/AskPhotography

WD Elements. I’ve been using these for years. My oldest one is a 1TB drive from 2010 that is still going. I currently have 6 of them and use a pair of 8 TB drives for photo storage.

Western Digital 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_SAZzDbTPWKT4X

u/Gohan472 · 3 pointsr/homelab

I personally like the Seagate Barracuda Compute 4TB drives (for new 4TBs)

If you really want to splurge a bit, I highly recommend grabbing 4x 8TB WD Elements and "shucking" the disk out of them.
(These can be had for about $129.99/ea currently at BestBuy)

These are 8TB White (Red) Label Drives

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/wd-easystore-8tb-external-usb-3-0-hard-drive-black/5792401.p?skuId=5792401

Or

Amazon for $139.99

Western Digital 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD

u/ARandomCountryGeek · 2 pointsr/DataHoarder

Me too, although Amazon is selling the 8TB Elements for $149.99, which have longer warranties.

Late edit: I got the Elements mixed up with the MyBook. MyBooks have 3 yr warrnaties, the Elements have 2 years, just like the Easystores.

u/djqvoteme · 2 pointsr/DataHoarder

Can't reserve in store. They're shipping via Canada Post. Now all that's left is to play the waiting game...the long, long waiting game.

Edit: Looks like Amazon.ca is matching the deal too

u/Jr712 · 2 pointsr/PleX

Instead of buying the overpriced red drives for $230 each you could shuck 8TB WD Elements external drives for $140 each. The hard drives inside are thought to be re-labeled Reds. That will save you $900.

u/AllMyName · 2 pointsr/homelab

Not necessarily. As long as you can see it before your order it. And you can still order an He8, He10, or shuck an external drive that's still shipping with helium drives inside it.

I'm curious, why does it have to be a helium drive?

u/BlanchDolor · 2 pointsr/DataHoarder

How recently was "just bought"? I only ask because the product you linked is for a $155 Easystore drive (Best Buy model but being sold on Amazon by 3rd party seller), while Amazon sells 8TB Elements drive for $139.99...

u/12345sixsixsix · 2 pointsr/DataHoarder

If you have Amazon Prime, the WD Elements 8TB is currently $222.88 delivered, including GST, from amazon.com.au

https://www.amazon.com.au/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=wd+elements&qid=1557610735&s=gateway&sr=8-3

If you don’t have Prime, I think you need to pay shipping on top of this price.

u/Pun_In_Ten_Did · 2 pointsr/buildapc
  1. My Fractal Design Meshify C -- case is on the smaller side but does support ATX boards. I have it sitting on my desk. Manufacturer website so you can check dimensions

  2. Meshify C daytime shot from GamersNexus

  3. HDD -- do you want to replace your 1TB with a 2+ TB? If so, yes you have to copy files over from old to new drive. However, you could just add an HDD -- either internally or plug in an external HDD.
u/Chrs987 · 2 pointsr/PleX

Just bought one on Amazon the other day.
WD 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_9zU.Bb6TK88AG

u/D4rkSl4ve · 2 pointsr/HomeServer

May I suggest the system below (NAS v3.0) or search eBay for Dell R710 or T710 (R=rackmount, T=tower). Much more powerful and less $$. Also, look into WD EasyStore 8TB @ $140 Amazon or BestBuy; easy to shuck. Look into FreeNAS and Docker for all the apps you want/need to use (www.DockSTARTer.com). The build that follows is to give you a great idea; maybe a different case for more storage, or larger PSU as you want multiple HDDs

​

Core-Build (dual CPU) (no storage, no frills)

u/arnemetis · 1 pointr/PleX

Watch for the wd easystore / element drives to go on sale, as of this post the best deal is this 8tb for $125 at amazon - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D5V2ZXD/

u/kabbage123 · 1 pointr/videography

By all means, invest in a NAS system like Synology. This is an expense that merits the cost.

I personally own one like this one filled with 8 x 4TB WD RED drives with two disk redundancy, so if two disks fail on me I should be fine.

Every three months, I back up the entire 20 TB on mulitple 8TB WD books drives like these for offline cold storage, just in case my office burns down. All links in this post are referral links.

Data is NOT something to go cheap on. It has other uses, too. I use it for a home security system, printer server, and a PLEX server as well.

EDIT: This 8tb WD EasyStore external drive is a better buy than what I originally linked above. Usually they ship with an 8tb RED NAS drive inside which is worth more than the drive themselves.

u/ctrlaltd1337 · 1 pointr/PleX

I'm fairly certain that they will not be Reds, but worth a shot I suppose. Even with $100 off, $110 isn't that great of a price though - but if you're on a budget to start it's an understandable position.

8TB Elements (Red/White) is $205 on Amazon, and 8TB MyBook (Red/White) is $210 on Amazon and Best Buy. Still cheaper $/GB, but not a very good deal right now. Some other options would be Amazon Warehouse deals (if you're feeling risky), as they have the 8TB Elements on for $183. Or if you're close to the border, bestbuy.com has the 8TB EasyStore on for $140USD (~$186CAD).

u/TahaEng · 1 pointr/PleX

10TB for $169 was a pretty decent price (the sale from a few days ago you were probably thinking of). But Amazon has 8TB for $139 on a regular basis, basically has been at that price all year. $17.50 a gigabyte, and according to reports the internal drives are largely white label and pretty good quality.

https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/

Not bad to strip out the drives and put in a home build, if you need / want that much space.

u/jpk17041 · 1 pointr/DataHoarder

It's unfortunate, but you just missed a massive sale; 8TB for $127 and 10TB $140, both external.

There's still this, which is one of the best regularly available price/GB. Note it has an external power brick, so it needs a spare outlet.

u/PriceKnight · 1 pointr/bapcsalescanada

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u/freakingwilly · 1 pointr/pcmasterrace

WD 1TB Blue - $47 on Amazon
WD 8TB Red - $140 on Amazon, but you have to shuck the drive.

Get a bigger bang for your buck.

u/FlatTextOnAScreen · 1 pointr/synology

> I would just buy an extra 4TB drive - they're like $100

Just to add someone might find this useful,

The easily shuckable 8TB WD Elements is $125 on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD

u/exographicskip · 1 pointr/PleX

I see the Elements HDD for $124.99. Not sure if there's any functional difference as they're both USB 3.0. Maybe the internal drive is something other than what the EasyStore uses?

https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD

u/johnnycisgood · 1 pointr/homelab

Is this the one you pulled the drive from?

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_WavWBb91YQ8HH

I was also thinking about buying a few to take drives out of to make a Nas to use for backups? Let me know how it goes for you

u/agcastro · 1 pointr/synology

To make a full backup before recreating the storage poool, get one of these drives, depending on your total used space.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/

So, instead of a double-disk redundancy of SHR2 you'll get a single one in SHR1, plus an external full backup, which is a much better approach (IMO), as long as you keep it updated regularly and, if possible, in a different physical location.

u/gurg2k1 · 1 pointr/PleX

Do they have to be 4TB? I just bought two of these bad boys for $300 and shucked them. The 4TB drives in your OP are $48 + $15+ shipping meaning you'd only be paying around $15 more for brand new WD drives with the capacity (and price) of two of those used drives. I would also suggest waiting for black friday and checking out if there are better deals available.

u/bingbong69bingbong · 1 pointr/DataHoarder

WD 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_UpsTBbXTE0CD3

Something like this to start? Or any of these external type hdds? Use that for the time being while I save for a synology+drives then use that while I save for a server?

u/iamofnohelp · 1 pointr/techsupport

The MyCloud drives make these things far more expensive than just a regular external drive.

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You should get a Raspberry Pi and one of these -

WD 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_goK1BbCEMQD65

u/alb1234 · 1 pointr/DataHoarder

Are you in Europe? I only ask because I am in desperate need of another 8TB HDD and I totally forgot about Black Friday coming fairly soon, so I went looking a few hours ago.

Amazon:

8TB MY BOOK $159 -- https://smile.amazon.com/Book-Desktop-External-Drive-WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN/dp/B01LQQHLGC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1540805239&sr=8-1&keywords=WD+8tb+external

8TB ELEMENTS $149 -- https://smile.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1540805239&sr=8-2&keywords=WD+8tb+external

Thank God I came to /r/DataHoarders. I was literally minutes away from buying an Elements drive.

u/Amj161 · 1 pointr/homelab

I'm not entirely sure yet, I'm thinking something like this

u/SirensToGo · 1 pointr/hackintosh

https://smile.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/

$10 cheaper but you'll need to rip the drive out of the case. It's sort of a fan favorite over on /r/datahoarder and /r/homelab since they go on sale regularly and are reliable. Be warned, you may need to slap a tiny piece of tape over a single pin depending on what kind of drive you get.

u/Sir-Joshua · 1 pointr/PleX

They're only $139 freedom dollars

Western Digital 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5V2ZXD/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_qpiyDbYHD2D86

u/norticd · 0 pointsr/buildapc

I am asking

what is the difference between https://www.amazon.com/Book-Desktop-.../dp/B01LQQHLGC

https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desk...dp/B07D5V2ZXD?
what kind of drives have these 2 external harddrives??

u/amos232344 · 0 pointsr/buildapcforme

i have heard that Western Digital Black 6TB is very good drive which you believe is the best>? from these 2?? i mean what is the difference between these 2?

https://www.amazon.com/Black-6TB-Performance-Hard-Drive/dp/B0792GSD6N

https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Internal-ST8000DM005/dp/B01LOOJBNW

in quality and fast speed? and performance which is better Seagate Barracuda Pro 6TB or Western Digital Black 6TB

which is better in performance, speed and technology like platters and etc ?

baracuda pro or black western 6tB??

My main use will be for to store alot of libraries from new and old games and also mp3 and avi files/./

also i will use this disk for gaming ..


i want the external for backups


because i want to buy one external drive i am in these 2 choices

to buy the https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Desktop-Hard-Drive-WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN/dp/B07D5V2ZXD WD 8TB Elements Desktop Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBWLG0080HBK-NESN

or to buy the https://www.westerndigital.com/products/data-center-drives/ultrastar-dc-hc300-series-hdd 10TB and to buy and one external enclosure? ??

what you advice me to dO???