I’ve had some issues with a WDD My Passport USB 3.0 (WDBBEP0010BKK) that I was originally planning on making a thread for, namely write performance being very poor. My initial diagnosis was a bad cable or connector, dropping write speeds to USB 2.0; SMART values were unchanged, any disk analysis I ran checked out.
However, in the process of copying data off the drive, something went haywire. Currently, it won’t complete any test in WD Drive Utilities. WD Data Lifeguard Diagnostics Quick Test halts a few seconds into the test with this:
The extended test oddly enough ends with a pass. HDD Scan 1.3 gives me this sector overview:
Have I done my due dilligence here? Is the disk RMA-wortthy? Warranty expires in November 2014.