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6.6 out of 10

Western Digital My Book USB 3.0 (WDBAAK0010HCH / WDBAAK0020HCH / WDBABP0010HCH / WDBABP0020HCH)

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital My Book USB 3.0 (WDBAAK0010HCH / WDBAAK0020HCH / WDBABP0010HCH / WDBABP0020HCH)

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Overall 4
4.0

USB port broken

Bert K, Amazon
8 April 2013
  • Summary: The USB port in this drive is very cheap. The drive connection would go in and out until it finally fell into the case. I had to take it apart to get to the sata drive inside. I use an adapter I had to access the files. Not very dependable drive.
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Overall 4
4.0

External Hard Drive--Read The UPDATE

Carl J..., Amazon
28 March 2011
  • Summary: I installed this WD My Book USB 3.0 external hard drive on 3/7/11 and so far, so good. No more 'click-click, click click' sounds or lost communication with external usb drive that hangs the operating system. No more 20-25 second delayed boot-ups while the BIOS analyzes the usb connected external hard drive. (Anyone that owns a Seagate FreeAgent Xtreme 1TB knows of the frustrations that I speak of.) This WD My Book works quitely and seamlessly.
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Overall 4
4.0

Trust other reviewers on reliability

Brian Uri "!", Amazon
27 December 2010
  • Summary: I purchased this unit as a portable way to backup files across my home network. The drive was very easy to set up and did a fine job with data storage (something which should be a given when reviewing a hard drive). However, less than a month after my purchase, the mini-USB connector snapped off the hardware as I was removing the USB cable -- very little pressure was applied, and I'd only removed the cable one or two times in the past.
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Overall 4
4.0

Controller Card Problems

Amazon Customer, Amazon
8 June 2011
  • Summary: The drive seems to work fine, but alas I can't get USB3 speeds as the included controller card isn't recognised by my computer. No amount of tinkering would resolve the issue, so ended up purchasing a Transcend Card - and that was another story. For those looking for the tech details - I'm running (a now ancient by tech standards) ALiveSATA2-GLAN motherboard with Win7 64bit.
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Overall 4
4.0

Controller Card Problems

Amazon Customer, Amazon
8 June 2011
  • Summary: The drive seems to work fine, but alas I can't get USB3 speeds as the included controller card isn't recognised by my computer. No amount of tinkering would resolve the issue, so ended up purchasing a Transcend Card - and that was another story. For those looking for the tech details - I'm running (a now ancient by tech standards) ALiveSATA2-GLAN motherboard with Win7 64bit.
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Overall 4
4.0

WD Disque dur externe - My Book Essential - USB 3.0, 2To

anonyme, Pixmania
1 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Produit largement insatisfaisant.
  • Pros: Usage banal pour des copier-coller.
  • Cons: Le logiciel Smartware ne remplit pas sa fonction de sauvegarde automatique continue.Une proposition de driver plus récent apparaît en pemanence.
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Overall 4
4.0

Naja ... eher enttäuscht

der Kritiker, Amazon
10 January 2011
  • Summary: Als Besitzer des vorherigen Produkts, der 500GB USB2 Platte, bin ich gewohnt mit einer leisen Platte zu arbeiten. Ausserdem, ging diese (green) Platte auch von selbst nach relativ kurzer Zeit in den "SleepMode". Die Übertragung entsprach aber eben einem USB2.0 Nun, mit der neuen Platte, dachte ich, ist alles besser. Dies ist leider nicht so. Der herrausragende Vorteil ist natürlich die Geschwindigkeit, worüber auch nicht zu klagen ist.
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