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Western Digital has bumped up versions of its chunky MyBook external hard drives to a whopping 2TB of raw storage capacity. The MyBook Studio Edition, Mac Edition, Home Edition and Essential Edition - the names may be slightly different, as are their port arrays and formatting, but they all now have 2TB models. WD MyBook …


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I wanted a 2TB MyBook Mirror (the RAID version, so my data is safe), I also wanted it to act as a NAS. They don't seem to do this combo.

I can have a 2TB RAID or a lower capacity NAS...


Can't wait for the useles stats to come out!

Wow, with this you can store 437,500 songs, or 2.5million photos or 104 days worth of video!


I better start snapping ... or downloading.


but, 2x1tb is cheaper

I've got 4 of the MyBook Essentials now. they're on amazon for about 80quid each

so if the EU price for a 2tb is any more than 160 quid, it becomes a really expensive way to free up a usb slot

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Re: Weird...

I was going to say "Mybook World Edition" but a quick check of WD's website reveals that this product is no longer a RAID drive. That's pretty disappointing.

No doubt they've done this to protect sales of "Sharespace," which costs twice as much.

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