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WD Sentinel DX4000 max USB ?

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hello

how big USB external hard drive i can plug at WD Sentinel DX4000 ?

im thinking to get 3tb external hard drive to plug

thanks
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Question by:nzrubin
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by:noxcho
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Should work. The device has been release late 2011 when 3tb drives were ok.
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by:tailoreddigital
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On this page under "specifications" it lists the max size for the different versions of the DX4000,

http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=610


You need to check your specific model
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by:nzrubin
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cannot find the info under 8 TB one

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http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=610

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tailoreddigital earned 500 total points
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This page declares that the only capatible drive is a 2tb,

http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/search/1/a_id/9443/c/130/p/247,353

"The WD Sentinel DX4000 only supports specific WD enterprise class RE drives in order to provide the highest reliability to customers. As a result, it does not accept any drive that is not on the approved drive list."
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