El Capitan compatible external hard drive?

I have a Macbook Air with OS Elcapitan 10.11.3. I want a recommendation compatible external hard drive. I heard that some external dives have"problems" with El Capitan.

I am a tech and have a large selection of discs between my personal and professional materials. Each external drive, I have worked with El Cap. In general however I avoid external drives Western Digital WD uses owners chipsets that are sometimes not completely compatible with Apple technology. I have a couple Seagate, Toshiba and IOmega readers of 'ready made '. As I said, they all work with El Cap.

I prefer to create my own OWC external systems or IcyDock enclosure. I tend to buy bare drives HGST, Toshiba and Western Digital these days. My speakers are for backups and a multimedia disc of high quality is very important. I tend to buy Server nu class disks. I prefer to make my own because it gives me total control over quality enclosure recognized with a standard chipset in the industry and also a known internal drive. When I didn't buy an external 'ready made' I have no idea what is inside or who did the speaker. At this moment I have USB 2 and FireWire speakers that are 5-8 years and still going strong (even if I swapped drives several times over the years). I don't think that I have a single 'ready made' disc, which is close to that age.

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