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Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive

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My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0
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Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Long product name Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive :
The short editorial description of Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive

My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0
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Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive:
The official marketing text of Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Small, simple, elegant, and very easy to use. Just plug it in, and you've got plenty of room to back up and save your valuable data, music, photos, and movies.

Product Features:

Easy to set up, easy to use - This drive is all about simplicity. Plug it into your computer’s USB 2.0 port and start saving.

Intelligent drive management features — The My Book drive turns itself on and off with your computer

Smart design — The elegant case, iconic of a book, takes up less space on your desk, stacks horizontally, and allows two or more drives to stand neatly together like volumes on a shelf.

High quality hard drive — Inside the case is an exceptionally fast, ultra quiet, cool-running hard drive from Western Digital.

Free Google™ software — Search your drive, manage your photos, and simplify Web searches with included Google software.

Ideal for

Simple add-on storage for your files, music, photos and movies.
Adding virtually unlimited storage with multiple USB 2.0 external hard drives.
Short summary description Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive:
This short summary of the Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0, 320 GB, 2.0, 7200 RPM, Black
Long summary description Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive :

Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0. Hard drive capacity: 320 GB. USB version: 2.0. Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Color of product: Black

This is an auto-generated long summary of Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 320GB Black external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
320 GB
Hard drive speed *
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
8 MB
Ports & interfaces
USB connectivity *
Yes
USB version
2.0
Power
External power adapter
Yes
Design
Color of product *
Black
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
-20 - 65 °C
Weight & dimensions
Width
5.55" (141 mm)
Depth
6.71" (170.5 mm)
Weight & dimensions
Height
2.25" (57.2 mm)
Weight
2.91 lbs (1.32 kg)
Packaging data
Cables included
USB
Other features
Average latency
4.2 ms
Hard disk transfer rate
480 Mbit/s
Internal
No
Mac compatibility
Yes
Power requirements
AC: 100 - 240 V, 47- 63 Hz
Read seek
8.9 ms
Storage capacity
320072 MB
Track to track seek time (read/write)
2 ms
Compatible operating systems
Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP, Mac OS X 10.2.8+.
Dimensions (WxDxH)
5.55 x 6.71 x 2.25" (141 x 170.5 x 57.2 mm)
I/O ports
USB
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2011-10-04
Testseek has collected 11 expert reviews for Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0 and the average expert rating is 77 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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Source Review comments Score
blogcritics.org
Updated:
2011-10-04
I can still remember a time when I got a computer with a 4.3GB hard drive and thought to myself, "Ill never fill that!" Times change, things get bigger, and before you know it, youre out of space. Heck, a basic install of virtually any modern PC game...
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anandtech.com
Updated:
2011-10-27
While we await more Thunderbolt storage devices, Western Digital grabbed headlines not too long ago for the announcement of its 6TB My Book Studio Edition II Mac-ready external drive. The two-bay external enclosure features two 3.5" Western Digital C...
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