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Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB external hard drive Black

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My Book Home Edition, 500 GB
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WDH1CS5000N
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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 Home Edition, 500 GB external hard drive Black :
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My Book Home Edition, 500 GB, eSATA
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Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB, 500 GB, 7200 RPM, Black

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Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB. HDD capacity: 500 GB, HDD speed: 7200 RPM. Product colour: Black

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Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2011-10-04 14:05:04
Uk has collected 20 expert reviews for Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB external hard drive Black and the average expert rating is 81 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.
81%
Source Testseek summary Average rating
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2011-10-04 14:05:05
Nl heeft 20 proffesionele recensies verzameld voor Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB externe harde schijf Zwart. Het gemiddelde van deze proffesionele recensies is 81 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.
81%
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2011-10-04 14:05:04
Fr a recueilli 20 avis d’experts pour Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB disque dur externe 500 Go Noir et la note moyenne est de 81 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.
81%
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2011-10-04 14:05:04
De hat 20 Expertenmeinungen über Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB Externe Festplatte Schwarz eingeholt. Das duchschnittliche Epertenrating ist 81 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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2011-10-04 14:05:04
Testseek ha raccolto 20 recensioni da parte di esperti per Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB disco rigido esterno Nero e la valutazione media da parte degli esperti è di 81 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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2011-10-04 14:05:05
Es ha coleccionado 20 opiniones de expertos para Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB disco duro externo Negro y la calificación media es 81 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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2011-10-04 14:05:05
Dk har samlet 20 ekspertanmeldelser for Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB ekstern harddisk Sort og den gennemsnitlige ekspertbedømmelse er 81 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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2011-10-04 14:05:05
Se har samlat in 20 experttester för Western Digital My Book Home Edition, 500 GB externa hårddiskar Svart och det genomsnittliga betyget är 81 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.
81%
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alphr.com
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2011-10-04 14:04:56
Western Digital's drives tend to stand out a bit more than some of the others that arrive in the PC Pro Labs. Both the desktop and portable models have curved edges and tactile surfaces as opposed to the slightly staid boxes that tend to populate the w...
Bottom line Pricey, but plenty of interfaces and an excellent warranty...
83%
expertreviews.co.uk
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2011-10-04 14:05:00
Two fat ladies, a 500GB hard disk. Good price for a neat triple-interface drive. Home Edition often means a cut-down version, but the Western Digital MyBook has no shortage of features. Its a neat little device, tough and chunky but still pleasi...
80%
pcauthority.com.au
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2011-11-06 06:28:01
Western Digital’s drives tend to stand out a bit more than some of the others that arrive in the PC Authority Labs. Both the desktop and portable models have curved edges and tactile surfaces, as opposed to the slightly staid boxes that tend to populat...
Bottom line Western Digital MyBook Home Edition...
100%
photoreview.com.au
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2011-11-06 06:28:02
As indicated by its name, the casing of Western Digitals My Book series of external hard disk drives is shaped like a book, with cooling vent slots in the area that would contain the pages. The covers have a smooth, matte finish that resists fingerm...
90%
Zdnet.com.au
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2011-11-06 06:28:02
With hard drive prices crashing to crazy levels, now is as good a time as any to invest in additional storage. Western Digital has updated its external range, and it includes this new My Book Home Edition 500GB drive. In keeping with the theme, the dri...
Good Choice of interfaces, Quiet, Value for money...
Bad Lacking performance...
Bottom line Enlarge The good: Choice of interfaces Quiet Value for money The bad: Lacking performance...
70%
goodgearguide.com.au
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2011-11-06 06:28:02
Although theres little to this device its quite versatile, offering three connection options, including e-SATA. Its compact, tidy looking and quiet, which are all great traits of a desktop hard drive.
Good e-SATA, USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 are all supported; quiet operation; simple to set up...
Bad Ethernet connection, no capacity gauge when using e-SATA The Final Word Although theres little to this device its quite versatile, offering three connection options, including e-SATA. Its compact, tidy looking and quiet, which are all great traits o...
Bottom line Although theres little to this device its quite versatile, offering three connection options, including e-SATA. Its compact, tidy looking and quiet, which are all great traits of a desktop hard drive.
75%
hardware.info
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2011-10-04 14:04:51
3 producten gekoppeld aan dit artikel My Book Harde schijven worden almaar goedkoper en groter. Inmiddels zijn Terabyte disks op het punt gekomen dat ze behoorlijk betaalbaar zijn geworden, Seagate presenteerde de eerste 1,5 schijf maar Western Digital...
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Lesnumeriques.com
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2011-10-04 14:04:58
Ce disque se dit "écologique" car il a été conçu pour faire des économies d'énergie en se mettant en veille après 10 minutes d'inactivité. Comme tous les autres disques durs externes de ce comparatif, il se...
Good Design soigné, Temps d'accès : 11 ms, Jauge de capacité...
Bad Débits décevants, Coque plastique fragile...
Bottom line Ce disque dur externe est complet, mais n'offre pas les débits attendus. Mieux vaut s'orienter vers le Western Digital Studio Edition pour de meilleures performances...
80%
01net.com
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2011-10-04 14:05:00
Western Digital décline sa très design gamme My Book en une édition familiale. Cette appellation ne doit pas faire craindre pour autant une capacité de stockage trop réduite. Le teraoctet affiché nest pas à proprement parler inconsistant. De même, pas...
Good Le design, La capacité de stockage, La triple interface, Les systèmes de sauvegarde et de synchronisation automatiques, Le prix...
Bad Rien...
Bottom line Western Digital décline sa très design gamme My Book en une édition familiale. Cette appellation ne doit pas faire craindre pour autant une capacité de stockage trop réduite. Le teraoctet affiché nest pas à proprement parler inconsistant. De même, pas...
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lemondenumerique.com
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2011-10-04 14:05:00
Le disque dur MyBook porte plutôt bien son nom. En effet, son design laisse à penser qu’il s’agit d’un livre contenant de nombreuses pages. Si on en possède plusieurs, ils pourront aisément être posé les uns à côté des autres. La prise en mainsLes faç...
90%
bitcity.it
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2011-10-04 14:05:00
Western Digital My Book è un hard disk esterno sufficientemente compatto per essere trasportato in caso di necessità e dotato di tre interfacce per il trasferimento dei dati. La capacità di 500 GByte (sono disponibili modelli sino a 1 TByte), e la poss...
Good Disponibilità di tre interfacce, buona capacità, software preinstallato...
Bad Manca cavo eSATA, prestazioni eSATA leggermente inferiori alla media...
83%
komputer.dk
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2011-10-04 14:04:56
Ordet “terabyte” (1.000 gigabytes) kan måske lyde som noget fra en fjern fremtid, men priserne på harddiske falder så hurtigt, at terabyte meget snart bliver en lige så naturlig del af sproget, som megabyte og gigabyte er det i dag.Western Digitals eks...
90%
hwt.dk
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2011-10-04 14:05:00
Jeg har lige anskaffet mig denne eksterne harddisk, fra Western Digital, som har forskellige udgaver i MyBook serien; deriblandt Essential, studio, og Office. De udskiller sig hver især på hvilke udgange og knapper, der er på bagsiden. Jeg vil teste...
Bottom line WD har lavet en ekstern harddisk, som klarer sig godt. Den kan prale af at have tre forskellige typer tilslutninger, inkl. Det nye og hurtige eSATA. Den er lavet i et pænt design, som kan camouflere sig på en bogreol, og så er den helt lydløs og kan...
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techarp.com
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2011-10-04 14:04:58
If you are looking for an easy-to-use backup or external storage solution, the Western Digital My Book Home Edition fits the bill. All you really need to do was hook it up to a power supply, connect one of the provided data cables to our PC, power it u...
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Digitaltrends.com
Updated:
2011-10-04 14:05:02
Western Digital (WD) has revamped its popular My Book line of external backup drives with a new look and new software, and new interface options. It’s practically an all-new drive, and with its wealth of changes is one of the best backup drives...
Good Triple interface, Great software, Quiet operation...
Bad No eSATA cable included...
Bottom line A backup drive’s job is pretty simple: make it easy for users to have a backup copy of data they do not want to lose, and the WD My Book does an excellent job. WD has gone to great lengths to make the installation and setup of the drive exceedin...
85%
maximumpc.com
Updated:
2011-10-04 14:05:03
If we were dating the Western Digital My Book Home Edition, the sordid, brief affair would quickly end with one of those “it’s not you, it’s me” conversations. This 1TB enclosure is like the girl (or guy) who keeps calling and texting and e-mailing and...
Good Quiet as a dead mouse, redesigned status indicator far more elegant than the previous big blue circle.
Bad USB and FireWire speeds are quite slower than expected. Junky included software.
60%
hardwarezone.com.sg
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2014-03-31 05:03:37
As you may remember, back when we did the round up for the external 750GB storage drives, you would probably have noticed that we excluded the Western Digital My Book as Western Digital was unable to ship us a unit on time. Fret not however, as the dri...
90%
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