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Western Digital ShareSpace 8TB
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Western Digital ShareSpace 8TB

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Western Digital 8TB WD ShareSpace

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26 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Western Digital is marketing this capacious WD ShareSpace to the home and small-office crowd. Both audiences will appreciate the low price tag, but this box’s several shortcomings and slow speed will leave both audiences wanting. The ShareSpace is housed in a generic-looking gray steel cube. Loosening two captive screws in back and removing the three-sided housing exposes the motherboard and four of Western Digital’s environmentally conscious 2TB Caviar Green drives.
  • Pros: Agressive pricing; large capacity; DLNA compatible; quiet; low power consumption.
  • Cons: Slug slow; uses WD drives exclusively; can't schedule back-ups; no eSATA.
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Review: Western Digital ShareSpace 4TB Network Storage System

30 September 2008
  • Excerpt: With file sizes rapidly increasing and average consumers owning gigabytes of music, photos, and videos we’ve been seeing changes in the storage industry lately. Increased capacity has always been a trend, but now ease-of-use and accessibility are major factors as well. This has resulted in external hard drives becoming commonplace for casual users, as well as add-on storage being necessary for people that would probably not have considered them just a few years ago.
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Overall 7

Western Digital has updated its ShareSpace NAS device, which is designed for small businesses

Good Gear Guide.au
14 June 2009
  • Summary: The Western Digital ShareSpace (8TB) NAS device provides lots of storage in a small space, but it is expensive. If you're after a NAS device that's easy to use and has low maintenance requirements, it is a reasonable choice.
  • Pros: Easy to use, attractive design, comes with hard drives
  • Cons: Expensive, slow, no BitTorrent downloads
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