Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 2.0 1000 GB (1 TB)
Western Digital My Book™ Essential Edition 2.0 (1000 GB) 1 TB USB Hard Drive
Price Range:$105.75 to $180.00
Are you running out of hard drive capacity? Do you need to archive some important digital documents, photos, or music? The Western Digital... Read More
Are you running out of hard drive capacity? Do you need to archive some important digital documents, photos, or music? The Western Digital WDH1U10000N My Book Essential Edition 2.0 1 TB external hard drive, which takes no more space than a paperback book, is the perfect solution. Collect two or more and they nest neatly together like volumes on a shelf.My Book Essential Edition 2.0 is easy to set up and easy to use. Installation is a snap because you don't really install this drive, you just plug it in and it's ready to use. This external hard drive also turns itself on and off with your computer. It's ideal for anyone who needs instant storage for their important files or a digital photo collection.A USB 2.0 connection is available for convenience and compatibility among multiple computers. Minimize
Product Review Summary
36 Reviews from Epinions.com
Jan 5, 2008
Works great overall
Pros: Noise, design, capacity, value, ease of installation and use
Cons: Somewhat sparse documentation
The ease of use and installation, capacity, performance, product design, and look and feel make this a very nice addition to a PC. Included trial software looks good too. Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 18, 2008
Great alternative to a new hard drive, or can be a convenient back-up
Pros: Compact, quiet, fast, reliable.
Cons: Should include automatic back-up software.
With more and more of our lives being stored on computer hard drives, don't you think it's time to expand your capacity, or just back up your hard drive? Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 16, 2008
The ultimate back up device
Pros: The size of the drive and device is fantastic, great way to back up data.
Cons: A little on the expensive side, but it pays for itself in the long run.
If you want something that can back up multiple computers, or store that large media collection you have... look no further! Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 20, 2007
Works perfectly, invisibly
Pros: Silent operation, nice status LED
Cons: No chaining of multiple drives
Easy expandable storage. I use mine with Time Machine on Mac OSX. It's quiet and reliable. Read More at Epinions.com
May 11, 2009
Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 2.0 (1000 GB) !TB USB Hard Drive
Pros: The My Book is a great storage, compact, attractive, portable, and very reliable product.
Cons: No cons for me but would be nice to have a built in virus protection.
Bottom Line: I strongly recommend this product for anyone wanting a fast easy solution to store anything from ebooks, movies, music, software, games and pics. Move over clutter meet the My Book.
I strongly recommend this product for anyone wanting a fast easy solution to store anything from ebooks, movies, music, software, games and pics. Move over clutter meet the My Book.Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 24, 2008
WD One TeraByte External Drive Delivers
Pros: Compact, one terabyte, plug & play, easy to partition, USB cable included
Cons: Formatted FAT32, limited documentation, slower than internal drives
For a portable back up drive with an enormous amount of storage capability and solid technology, you can't go wrong with this drive. Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 12, 2008
Quick and Painless Disk Upgrade
Pros: Simple, reliable, quiet, quick installation, cheap, good electronic specs, and housing design
Cons: No software included. Formatted as FAT32 for Mac compatibility.
A best buy for large USB external drives Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 1, 2008
Excellent Value!! Painless setup, very easy to use.
Pros: Never cheaper per GB, easy to connect, simple to use.
Cons: Not much of a manual, but is USB 'Plug and Play'.
Definitely Buy recommendation! Cheap, easy to use, transportable, and can be used with PC, Mac, laptop, or home media center. Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 2, 2008
Great Storage for Small Price
Pros: - 500 affordable gigs of storage
Cons: - Slow boot up
If you're looking for an affordable way to backup your pics, music, movies and more, get a Book! Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 29, 2008
2 trouble-free years and counting
Pros: Instant install. HUGE storage capacity. Flawless performance. Portability. Externally powered. Value For Money.
Cons: None Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 7, 2007
Good price. Silent operation.
Pros: Great price for a silent drive that's compact and good looking.
Cons: A small amount of time to figure out how to format it to a Mac. Read More at Epinions.com