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Western Digital My Book - 3Tb

Western Digital My Book - 3Tb
88
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
88
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Value for Money
Good
82
Age
2 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 960g external hard drive, great for ALL the cat pictures. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
Features We Love:
Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
USB powered
Has a password protection
Has an external power adapter
Has an AC adapter included
3TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
5,400 RPM
HARD DRIVE
ROTATIONAL
960g
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With excellent features and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital My Book - 3Tb number 31 in high capacity hard drives and number 72 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
88
Brand Rating
88
Features
75
Value for Money
83
Age

82

82
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

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:
Fast 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

Fast data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
Has an external power adapter
Has an AC adapter included
ok hard drive capacity
ok hard drive speed
Heavy
Does not have a Wi-Fi
ok Hard Drive Capacity
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The My Book - 3Tb's hard drive capacity of 3TB is ok compared to most other external hard drive. It is bigger than 37% of all external harddisks when ordered by this feature.

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Fast Data Transfer Rate
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The My Book - 3Tb's data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s is faster than average when compared to most other external hard disk drive. It is in the fastest 25% of all external hard disk drive when ordered by this feature. External hard disk have data transfer rates of between 5 Mbit/s and 40,000 Mbit/s, and the average data transfer rate is 3,800 Mbit/s.

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ok Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speed of the My Book - 3Tb of 5,400 RPM is ok compared to most other external hard disk drives. It is in the fastest 41% of all external hard disk when ordered by this feature.

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Heavy

The weight of the My Book - 3Tb of 960g is heavier than average when compared to most other external hard disk. It is in the heaviest 27% of all external hard drive when ordered by this feature. Across all the external hard disk the weights range from 41g to 12kg, and the average weight is 710g.

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

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The My Book - 3Tb does not have a Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of external hard disk drives also do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Has a Password Protection

The Western Digital My Book - 3Tb has a password protection. 83% of external hard disk do not have a password protection.

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Has an External Power Adapter

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

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The My Book - 3Tb has an AC adapter included, which is unusual. 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:

Good Value For Money
This external hard drive is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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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 harddisk to be released in is between January and March.

Five new Western Digital external harddisks were released in January 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. In 2017 most new Western Digital external harddisk were released in March, with 10 new Western Digital external harddisk released that month. October was the biggest month in 2016 for new Western Digital external hard disk, with six new Western Digital external hard disk released that month.

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

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

On average, in the first 6 months after release, Western Digital external hard drives drop in price by 5%. On a typical new Western Digital external hard drive costing £135, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £7.

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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 88.1%.

Western Digital My Book - 3Tb Specification

Key Features
Weight
USB Powered
Hard Drive Capacity
Ports & Interfaces
Wi-Fi
Integrated Card Reader
USB Version
Thunderbolt Technology
USB Connector Type
USB Data Transfer Rates
USB Connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
USB Connector
Hard Drive
File Format System
Device Type
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Speed
Type
Interface
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
Storage Capacity

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

western digital wdbfjk0030hbkeesn, western digital wdbbgb0030hbkeesn, western digital leq7y, refresh image fwusb2

Barcodes

 00718037812342,  00718037812434,  00718037850580,  00718037850924,  04053162370067,  04058154132425,  05053973051833,  07180378123426

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