Thursday, November 18, 2010

Latest WD SmartWare shows great improvements

The latest WD SmartWare and Passport SE firmware update have tested well. I did have a moment where I thought the memory leak that exists in the previous version was still there, but later analysis revealed that it appears to be fixed. Their revision history lists this as a fix.

Kudos to Western Digital. Few hardware companies seem to care much about the software side of things. Thank goodness they do. Yet another reason I prefer Western Digital over Seagate (the other being the huge noise difference in their drives, with WD's being much quieter).

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