Western Digital has bumped up versions of its chunky MyBook external hard drives to a whopping 2TB of raw storage capacity. The MyBook Studio Edition, Mac Edition, Home Edition and Essential Edition - the names may be slightly different, as are their port arrays and formatting, but they all now have 2TB models. WD MyBook …
I wanted a 2TB MyBook Mirror (the RAID version, so my data is safe), I also wanted it to act as a NAS. They don't seem to do this combo.
I can have a 2TB RAID or a lower capacity NAS...
Can't wait for the useles stats to come out!
Wow, with this you can store 437,500 songs, or 2.5million photos or 104 days worth of video!
I better start snapping ... or downloading.
but, 2x1tb is cheaper
I've got 4 of the MyBook Essentials now. they're on amazon for about 80quid each
so if the EU price for a 2tb is any more than 160 quid, it becomes a really expensive way to free up a usb slot
I was going to say "Mybook World Edition" but a quick check of WD's website reveals that this product is no longer a RAID drive. That's pretty disappointing.
No doubt they've done this to protect sales of "Sharespace," which costs twice as much.
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