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WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black)

  • WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black)
  • WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black)
  • WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black)
  • WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black)
  • WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black)
  • WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black)

WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black)

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3 tb , usb 2.0 , 480 Mbps , usb 3.0 , 3 Gbps , desktop , external power required ,
  • 48
    kenyt spec score (of 100)
  • 4.4
    star rating by 336
  • #2
    brand rank in this budget

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Storage Capacity
3 TB
2 - 4 tb
USB 2.0 Speed
480 MBPS
480 Mbps
USB 3.0 Speed
3 GBPS
3 Gbps

This is how user sentiment of various aspects of WD My Book Essential 3.5 inch 3 TB External Hard Disk (Black) compares with similar products. Green indicates that sentiment is as good or better than other similar products. Red indicates worse user sentiment compared to competition.

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 Review Aspect This Product Similar Products
Overall
10
8.8 - 9.3
Performance
7.5
7.5 - 8.8
Ports
10
8 - 8.5
Service
10
6.7 - 8
Warranty
5
0 - 3.6

These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about overall aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"Biggest storage solution with cheapest per GB cost"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about performance aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

" by just keeping the room fan switched on i get a temp of 42-48 'C which is very good for a driveADVANTAGES of seagateThe drive had a faster read/write speed as it uses a 7200 rpm drive where as WD uses a ~6000 rpm drive (and thus runs cooler)But accor to me a slower speed WD is better than havong the risk of precious data being wiped off"



" Data transfer speed is lighting fast in USB 3.0 as committed by manufacturer of WDC"



" Its data speed matches with the promised data transfer speed"



"after 2 months hard disk controller fried"



"Lost 940 gb of data due to WD element 1tb external hard disk failure"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about ports aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"PROS:Superb glossy finish, small, compact, decent performance (USB 2.0)AWESOME on USB 3.0CONS:Little bit heavy, nothing else"



"Since i do not have USB 3.0, i could not test the speeds but the speed with USB 2.0 was just fine though a little on the slower side"



" Data transfer speed is lighting fast in USB 3.0 as committed by manufacturer of WDC"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about service aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

"Firstly, great service from FLIPKART"



"First of all thanks to Flipkart & Kudos to them for their awesome customer service, lightening fast delivery and awesome packaging"



These are the sentences extracted from user reviews talking about warranty aspect. Click on review lines to read full reviews.

" and if u register your product online they do take the warranty from the date of manufacturing and if u attach the copy of bill of purchase then from that day and the warranty is online warranty so give u relief that you don't have to run to the dealer for the product warranty in case any problems occurs"



" My AC adapted stopped working withing a month so I raised a complain for replacement under warranty"



Brand WD
Model My Book Essential
Type HDD
Part Number WDBACW0030HBK
OS Supported Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5, v10.6
Connectivity USB 3.0
Form Factor Desktop
Transfer Speed Gb/s (USB 3.0), 480 Mb/s (USB2.0)
Color Black
Weight 1180 g
Dimensions 48 x 165 x 135 mm
Capacity 3 TB
Size 3.5 inch
Warranty Summary 3 years
Product Id SHD63191

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