Western Digital My Book Essential USB3

  • Western Digital My Book Essential USB3
85
Based on 14 scores, 20 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Good Performance.
  • USB 3.0 interface.
  • Full capacity is available out of the box.

Cons:

  • Expensive.
  • No backup button.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Authority on 83

See how the Western Digital My Book Essential fares against other USB 3.0 hard disks on the market....

By Tech Digest on 80

Name: Type: Specifications: As far as external hard drives go, the My Book Essential looks pretty snazzy, with its gloss black plastic casing and curved front. Three edges house discrete venting, with the front curved edge a white LED light that...

By PCWorld India on 80

The performance of this My Book 3.0 TB drive is appreciation worthy, being a 5400rpm HDD inside a USB 3.0 enclosure. The platter density does the rest and lands up giving it some of the best speeds seen on a spinning USB 3.0 drive....

By CNET Australia on 80

If you've set yourself up with a USB 3.0 connection, the My Book Essential is a decent desktop drive to complement it, and shows promise for the interface in the times...

By Tbreak.com on 90

The Western Digital My Book series of external hard drives have been a part of our daily lives since a good part of the last decade. The WD My Book hard drives are the household standard for data storage and backup, easily available in every high...

By Computeractive on 100

A good-quality, good-value disk that comes with useful software...

By Photography Bay on

I was an early adopter to USB 3.0 on my PC and I’ve been using Western Digital USB 3.0 drives since shortly after they became available. I’ve been more than happy with with performance, price and durability of these drives over the past...

By TechTree on 80

The WD My Book Essential 3 TB proves that USB 3.0 is the best thing that has happened to external backup drives in a very long time. Along with the transfer speeds as good as an internal SATA hard drive or an eSATA hard drive, there is the convenience...

By Metku.net on

This review was our first look into the performance of the USB3, and what we found was very impressive. USB2.0 has really been killing the performance of the external storage, but the introduction of USB3 has brought the transfer rates back up to...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 100

My Book Essential provides a strong balance of performance, security and...

International Review By 01Net on 60

Le My Book Essential possède des performances en retrait par rapport à la concurrence, mais reste un choix intéressant si vous recherchez un disque externe peu gourmand en électricité et simple à utiliser, grâce à...

International Review By Le Monde Numérique on 100

Affichant une capacité de stockage de 3 To soit 3000 Go, le nouveau disque dur externe WD My Book Essential a de quoi proposer un large espace mémoire pour la sauvegarde des données qu’il s’agisse de photos, de musique, de...

International Review By PC Labs on

İncelemelerimize kaldığımız yerden devam ediyoruz. Daha önce incelediğimiz USB 3.0 arayüzlü WD My Book Essential modelinin 3 TB kapasiteli modeli inceleme konuğumuz.WD My Book serisi harici disk...

International Review By PC for Alla Extreme on 79

Att säkerhetskopiera data har alltid varit viktigt och vi skall här se närmare på Western Digitals externa 3 TB-hårddisk My Book Essential. Då den använder usb 3.0-gränssnittet finns även möjlighet till...

International Review By iTrends.dk on 95

Vi skal ind i harddiskenes verden igen, hvor vi denne gang skal kigge på en ekstern løsning af de større. Vi er oppe på 3 terrabyte lageplads med denne løsning fra Western Digital, som ikke rigtigt ligner en ekstern harddisk,...

International Review By Datormagazin on

Trots en miljövänlig disk innanför skalet lyckas My Book Essential prestera riktigt bra. Det här är en extern hårddisk som vi kan rekommendera.Western Digitals externa hårddiskar i My Book-serien utstrålar alla en...

International Review By Datatid on

Forskellen er, at denne har en kæmpe 3 TB harddisk indbygget (fås også med mindre), og at den kører USB 3.0 – den nye, hurtige standard. Heldigvis er den også USB 2.0 kompatibel, da de fleste af os jo har computere med USB...

International Review By 01Net on 100

My Book Essential, un disque USB 3.0 rapide et simple d’emploi Le disque externe de 3,5 pouces de Western Digital atteint les 114 Mo/s, consomme peu et bénéficie d’un excellent...

International Review By PC for Alla on 60

My Book Essential är en elegant formgiven men lite plastig svart låda som står på högkant. Ytan i pianolacksvart får fingeravtryck mycket lätt, men nu är det ju en disk som man inte ska fingra på och...

International Review By TweakPC on

Western Digital hat nicht umsonst einen sehr guten Ruf in Sachen interner und externer Festplatten (das gilt übrigens für 2,5 und 3,5 Zoll Modelle) und verfügt natürlich über reichlich Erfahrung. Nicht umsonst sind die My...