WD My Book Essential External Hard Drive - 2TB, Black reviews

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This external hard drive is a good all rounder.

£95 at 1 retailer out of 416 retailers checked

9.0 out of 10 based on 190 reviews.
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Most helpful reviews

John, Northampton

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Compact. easy storage on a busy work station. Very quiet and keeps cool
Bad points:
No on/off switch.
Overall rating 8.0
Design 7.0
Performance 8.0
Reliability 8.0
Capacity 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Dec 2013

David, London

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Its a bit too soon to make any real judgements but it seems to do all the things that I bought it for
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Design 8.0
Performance 8.0
Reliability 8.0
Capacity 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 16 Dec 2013

bob , magor

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
easy set up, easy to use, peace of mind by having all photos and vids uploaded. very good price and excellent capacity.
Bad points:
none so far
Overall rating 10.0
Design 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Dec 2013

Christy, Ayr Just a Mac user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
It works
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 7.0
Design 7.0
Performance 7.0
Reliability 8.0
Capacity 7.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Dec 2013

Alex,

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Really fast USB 3.0
Bad points:
N/A
Overall rating 10.0
Design 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Dec 2013

Nigel,

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Does all I want from a backup memory
Bad points:
none so far
Overall rating 9.0
Design 10.0
Performance 9.0
Reliability 9.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Dec 2013

Alan, Reigate self taught windows user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Kind of plug and go, appears to be backing up everything every week rather than updating changes.
Bad points:
I can't get the 'activity' screens and menus to look like the detail contained in the instruction book
Overall rating 10.0
Design 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Dec 2013

 

Manufacturer's Description

My Book External drives are the world’s best selling drives. There’s a reason. We’ve been making hard drives for 20 years and we know how to protect your data.
A single drive with universal compatibility today and next-generation speed for tomorrow. Use it with USB 2.0 now and step up to USB 3.0 speed when you’re ready.
WD SmartWare visual backup software provides a visual display of your backup as it happens so you know your data is safe.
With WD SmartWare, your data is automatically backed up every time you hit save?

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