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Western Digital My Book - 3Tb

Western Digital My Book - 3Tb
88
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
87
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
97
Value for Money
Excellent
79
Age
2 Years Old
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An affordable and fully featured 960g external hard drive, good for ALL the cat pictures. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
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5,000 Mbit/s
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £79.58 at Ebuyer 24 hours ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 54% chance that the price of the Western Digital My Book - 3Tb will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices might drop by up to £5 over this period.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital My Book - 3Tb number 7 in high capacity hard drives and number 18 across all external hard drives.

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87
Kagoo Score
88
Brand Rating
88
Features
98
Value for Money
80
Age

87

87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

Western Digital is an excellent external hard drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external hard disk drive are available.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Faster than average data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
Has an external power adapter

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each external hard drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the external hard drive is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec external hard drives come to market, the older external hard drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Faster than average data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
Has an external power adapter
Has an AC adapter included
Average hard drive capacity
Average hard drive speed
Heavier than average
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Average Hard Drive Capacity
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The My Book - 3Tb's hard drive capacity of 3TB is relatively typical compared to most other external hard drives. It is in the biggest 62% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Data Transfer Rate
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The average data transfer rate of all external harddisk is 3,600 Mbit/s, with the slowest being 5 Mbit/s and the fastest being 20,000 Mbit/s. The My Book - 3Tb's data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s is faster than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is faster than 76% of all external hard drives when sorted by this feature.

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Average Hard Drive Speed

The Western Digital My Book - 3Tb's hard drive speed of 5,400 RPM is fairly typical compared to most other external hard drives. It is in the fastest 42% of all external hard drives when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all external harddisk is 710g, with the lightest being 41g and the heaviest being 12kg. The weight of the Western Digital My Book - 3Tb of 960g is heavier than average when compared to most other external hard disk drive. It is heavier than 74% of all external harddisks when ranked by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The My Book - 3Tb is USB powered. 80% of external hard drives also are USB powered.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most other external hard drives, the Western Digital My Book - 3Tb does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external harddisk do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Has a Password Protection

The My Book - 3Tb has a password protection, which is unusual. 83% of external hard drives do not have a password protection.

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Has an External Power Adapter

The My Book - 3Tb has an external power adapter, unlike 78% of external hard drives which do not have an external power adapter.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Western Digital My Book - 3Tb has an AC adapter included. 99% of external hard disk do not have an AC adapter included.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An external hard drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Western Digital My Book - 3Tb, and ranked it:

High-End
This external hard drive has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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Age

Western Digital My Book - 3Tb Release Date

October 2016

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When Are Most New Western Digital External Hard Disks Released?

The most common period for new Western Digital external hard drives to be released in is between January and March.

That means that most of the latest Western Digital external hard drive technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. In January 2018, five new Western Digital external hard drives were released making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. The biggest month in 2017 for new Western Digital external hard drive releases was March, with 10 new Western Digital external hard disks released that month. Six new Western Digital external hard drives were released in October 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases.

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How Fast Do Western Digital External Hard Drive Prices Drop After Release?

Most external harddisk drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however Western Digital external hard disks tend to depreciate faster.

In the first 6 months after release, Western Digital external hard disk drive drop in price by 5% on average. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £9 on a typical £173 new Western Digital external hard drive by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Western Digital My Book - 3Tb. However we have checked the rating of all Western Digital external hard drives and the average score is 87.3%.

Western Digital My Book - 3Tb Specification

Key Features
Weight
USB Powered
Hard Drive Capacity
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Wi-Fi
Integrated Card Reader
USB Version
Thunderbolt Technology
USB Connector Type
USB Data Transfer Rates
USB Connectivity
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USB Connector
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Hard Drive Speed
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Features
Security Algorithms
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Operating System Supported (Windows)
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Colour
Plug and Play
Performance
Data Transfer Rate
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Input Frequency
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Bundled Software
User Guide
Cables Included
Other Features
AC Adapter Included
Interface Type
Quick Start Guide
Connectivity Technology

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

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Barcodes

 00718037812342,  00718037812434,  00718037813387,  00718037850580,  00718037850924,  00785307932574,  00797045616449,  04053162370067,  04058154132425,  05053973051833,  05053973083131,  07180378123426

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