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Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB external hard drive Black

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My Book Essential Edition 500GB
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WDG1U5000N
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Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
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Long product name Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB external hard drive Black :
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External Hard Drives 500 GB, USB 2.0
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Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB, 500 GB, 2.0, 7200 RPM, Black

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Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB. HDD capacity: 500 GB. USB version: 2.0. HDD speed: 7200 RPM. Product colour: Black

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Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2011-10-04 13:57:08
Uk has collected 17 expert reviews for Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB external hard drive Black and the average expert rating is 84 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Uk to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
84%
Source Testseek summary Average rating
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Nl heeft 17 proffesionele recensies verzameld voor Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB externe harde schijf Zwart. Het gemiddelde van deze proffesionele recensies is 84 van de 100. De gemiddelde score geeft aan hoe profesionals dit product waarderen. Klik hieronder om naar testseek te gaan en voor alle productbeoordelingen, -testen en -conclusies.
84%
Source Testseek summary Average rating
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Fr a recueilli 17 avis d’experts pour Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB disque dur externe 500 Go Noir et la note moyenne est de 84 sur 100. Le score moyen reflète l’avis de la communauté des experts sur ce produit. Cliquez sur l’onglet ci-dessous et utilisez Testseek pour voir les notes, les prix de produits et les conclusions.
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
De hat 17 Expertenmeinungen über Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB Externe Festplatte Schwarz eingeholt. Das duchschnittliche Epertenrating ist 84 von 100. Die durchschnittlich erreichte Punktezahl gibt die Meinung der Expertencommunity über das Produkt wieder. Klicken Sie unten und nutzen Sie Testseek um alle Beurteilungen, Produktauszeichnungen und Schlussfolgerungen sehen zu können.
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Source Testseek summary Average rating
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Testseek ha raccolto 17 recensioni da parte di esperti per Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB disco rigido esterno Nero e la valutazione media da parte degli esperti è di 84 su 100. Tale media riflette l’opinione della comunità degli esperti circa questo prodotto. Fate clic qui sotto e usate Testseek per visualizzare tutte le valutazioni, i premi ricevuti dal prodotto e le conclusioni.
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Source Testseek summary Average rating
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Es ha coleccionado 17 opiniones de expertos para Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB disco duro externo Negro y la calificación media es 84 de 100. El promedio de la calificación refleja la opinión de la comuniudad de los expertos referente a este producto. Haga click abajo y use Testseek para poder ver todas las calificaciones, galardones y conclusiones del producto.
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Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Dk har samlet 17 ekspertanmeldelser for Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB ekstern harddisk Sort og den gennemsnitlige ekspertbedømmelse er 84 af 100. Den gennemsnitlige score reflekterer ekspertpanelets opfattelse af dette produkt. Klik nedenfor og brug Dk for at se alle bedømmelser, produkter og konklusioner.
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Source Testseek summary Average rating
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Se har samlat in 17 experttester för Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB externa hårddiskar Svart och det genomsnittliga betyget är 84 av 100. Det genomsnittliga betyget reflekterar experternas samlade syn på denna produkt. Klicka nedanför och använd Se för att se alla betyg, utmärkelser och kommentarer.
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Source Review comments Score
practicalphotography.com
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2011-10-04 13:57:07
The Western Digital MyBook Essential Edition is a solid external hard drive, with 500GB's worth of storage space...
80%
techradar.com
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2011-10-04 13:57:07
Were simple folk, unimpressed by glittering but pointless frippery, so getting on board with the MyBook was easy. Seriously though, whats not to like? Its no-nonsense black, virtually silent, and fast enough that youll forget the fact its sucking...
Good Looks fantastic, Really cheap...
Bottom line Were simple folk, unimpressed by glittering but pointless frippery, so getting on board with the MyBook was easy. Seriously though, whats not to like? Its no-nonsense black, virtually silent, and fast enough that youll forget the fact its sucking...
90%
techradar.com
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2011-10-04 13:57:07
Theres an ongoing trend for all things modular. Many companies showed off prototype designs for sectioned-out PCs during this years CeBIT show, but if you want an early start on the trend, then external storage is ahead of the game. LaCies Brick dri...
Good Looks snazzy, 7,200 RPM...
Bad Rather expensive...
Bottom line Theres an ongoing trend for all things modular. Many companies showed off prototype designs for sectioned-out PCs during this years CeBIT show, but if you want an early start on the trend, then external storage is ahead of the game. LaCies Brick dri...
90%
alphr.com
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
The My Book connects via USB 2, and comes in a range of capacities from 80 to 500GB. The backlit green circle on the front acts as both power button and disk activity light. With no fans and a small external PSU, its quiet when running. Even better...
83%
expertreviews.co.uk
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Western Digitals MyBook 320GB is an attractive external hard disk. The case feels a bit cheap but, as the name suggests, its about the size of a thick book. The Essential Edition we review here comes without any backup software, so youll have to...
80%
tweakers.net
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2013-09-12 15:02:27
Deze review zal ik kort en krachtig houden. OS: Mac osx Lion 10.7.4 Design: Ziet er goed en strak uit. Tot in de details goed afgewerkt Kleine witte stip als HDD light. Prestatie over...
Good Snel, Stil, Goedkoop, Design, Stabiliteit, Compatibiliteit...
Bad Tot nu toe geen...
100%
Lesnumeriques.com
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Nous avons testé la version de base, Essential, il existe aussi la Premium. Elle compte deux interfaces (Firewire et USB2) au lieu d'une, une jauge de capacité en face avant (le cercle intérieur bleu se complète au fur et à me...
Good Silencieux, Assez rapide pour un disque USB, Temps d'accès rapide, Discret : noir, sobre, vertical, on peut l'oublier dans le paysage, S'allume et s'éteint avec l'ordinateur...
Bad Un peu trop gros : 17 x 14 x 5,7 cm, Offre logicielle peu intéressante, pas de backup, Pas d'interface Firewire, mais on la trouve sur la version Premium...
Bottom line On aime son silence, son activation simultanée avec la mise sous tension de l'ordinateur. On lui préfère encore sa version Premium, avec interface Firewire et jauge de capacité...
80%
zdnet.fr
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2011-10-04 13:57:08
Ce disque dur externe de 300 Go se veut simple à utiliser. Il s’allume et s’éteint en même temps que l’ordinateur auquel il est connecté et voit des utilitaires signés Google préinstallés...
Good Design, silencieux, faible encombrement, allumage et extinction automatique, taux de transfert en lecture et écriture, capacités de 80 à 500 Go.
Bad Pas de logiciel de sauvegarde fourni dans la version Essential Edition.
Bottom line Ce disque dur externe se veut à la fois utile et agréable à regarder. C’est bien le cas. Dommage que la dote logicielle ne soit plus adaptée à larchivage de données...
75%
computerbild.de
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2015-02-20 04:53:09
Können Millionen Kunden irren? Ja! Die Produkte aus den Bestseller-Listen von Amazon sind zwar beliebt, im Test waren aber auch Gurken dabei.Kaufen Sie auch gern Produkte und Software bei Amazon? Ist ja bequem, und die gigantische Auswahl hat der Kunde lo...
Bottom line Viele Produkte sind vor allem dank günstiger Preise die Amazon-Bestseller. Doch der Test zeigt, dass es die meisten dieser vermeintlichen Schnäppchen nie in die Top 10 der COMPUTER BILD-Bestenliste in der jeweiligen Kategorie schaffen würden. Zwar überzeu...
0%
thinkcomputers.org
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2011-10-04 13:57:07
I have always been a fan of external hard drives. Especially a few years ago when Windows XP first came out, because one day you would turn your computer on and Windows would crash and you ended up having to reformat. So having all of my files on an ex...
Good Very stylish, Can be placed horizontally or vertically, Illuminated power button, Easy setup, No issues during use...
Bad NONE!...
Bottom line The Western Digital My Book external series of hard drives are really some of the best external hard drives that I have seen. In the desktop series Western Digital offers the My Book Pro, My Book Premium, My Book Premium ES, and the My Book Essential...
100%
techtree.com
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2011-10-04 13:57:07
The Western Digital My Book Essential Edition is a portable storage solution, which boasts of high capacity and high reliability. We received the 500 GB edition. We were surprised initially, as we assumed this drive as Network Attached Storage Device (...
Good Looks sleek & stylish, Good transfer rates for USB 2.0.
Bad Expensive, Should have given option of eSATA, Only 1-Year Warranty.
Bottom line The Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB is available for Rs. 17,500 with only 1-year warranty. Now, you compare this option to separately purchased Western Digital 500GB HDD for around 16,000 and USB 2.0 interface HDD casing for around 150...
60%
v3.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-04 13:57:08
A stylish external hard disk drive, but lacks a network option...
80%
digitalcameraworld.com
Updated:
2015-02-20 04:53:09
Transporting your photo collection and creating all-important backups couldn't be easier than with an external hard drive. In our latest group test we round up 6 of the best external hard drives for photographers to see which offers the best combination o...
84%
SweClockers.com
Updated:
2011-10-04 13:57:07
Bland datorentusiaster finns det tre ord som nästan aldrig syns i samma mening och det är ”för mycket lagringsutrymme”. Snarare brukar det vara den raka motsatsen; problemet är att man har för lite lagringsutrymme och det gäller oavsett hur st...
Good Bra pris, Bra konstruktion.
Bad Dåligt stöd under FreeBSD och Opensolaris.
Bottom line Western Digital My Book Essential Edition är en bra och billig extern hårddisk som gör det den ska och inte så mycket mer. Produktens egenskaper och pris gör den perfekt för lagring och arkivering av filer man inte använder hela tiden och kan därför v...
0%
techtree.com
Updated:
2016-12-30 01:24:08
The Western Digital My Book Essential Edition is a portable storage solution, which boasts of high capacity and high reliability. We received the 500 GB edition. We were surprised initially, as we assumed this drive as Network Attached Storage Device (...
Good Looks sleek & stylish, Good transfer rates for USB 2.0.
Bad Expensive, Should have given option of eSATA, Only 1-Year Warranty.
Bottom line The Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 500GB is available for Rs. 17,500 with only 1-year warranty. Now, you compare this option to separately purchased Western Digital 500GB HDD for around 16,000 and USB 2.0 interface HDD casing for around 150...
60%
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