Western Digital My Book Live Duo WDBVHT

  • Western Digital My Book Live Duo WDBVHT
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Based on 32 scores, 50 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    23
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Gigabit Ethernet.
  • Comprehensive feature set.
  • Easy to set up.

Cons:

  • Could be more intuitive to manage.
  • No USB 3.0 or printer sharing support.

Expert reviews and ratings

By uk.hardware.info on -

NAS devices are the all-in-one kitchen appliance, the jack of all trades of the home network. They can do one thing, they can do many things, and often you don't even need all of the features. While it's great to own a £350 top-of-the-line...

By APC Magazine on 70

Our My Book Live Duo test unit came preloaded with dual 2TB hard drives (4TB total), though you can also get a 6TB or 8TB version. The drives are also removable, so you can upgrade or change them yourself if desired. The specs are lower than many of its...

By Macworld UK on 80

Western Digital’s “My Book” brand has been critically lauded for good looks and a commitment to innovation from launch. It was one of the first external, consumer drives that looked like it belonged on a desk, instead of in a rack with...

By uk.hardware.info on -

Consumers have more choice than ever when it comes to two-disk NAS devices. Prices are all over the place, and the features range from very basic to impressively advanced and comprehensive. Hardware.Info tested 24 different NAS devices in different...

By Mac|Life on 80

Setting up a network attached storage (NAS) drive used to require the skills of a network administrator. Thankfully, those dark days are behind us. NAS drives such as Western Digital’s My Book Live Duo still take a little getting used to, but you...

By Web User on 80

★★★★The key benefit of Western Digital’s 4TB package is its ease of use. You get lots of storage space and you don’t have to construct it from an empty NAS shell and hard drives. The drive is configured to help you...

By TechRadar on 80

Network attached storage (NAS) drives used to require the skills of network administrators to get them up and running. Thankfully, those dark days are behind us. NAS drives such as Western Digital's My Book Live Duo still take a little getting used...

By PC Pro on 67

Oodles of storage, decent performance and usable 
remote access features make for a solid all-round NAS...

By Macworld Australia on 80

Six terabytes for $800 isn’t the cheapest storage solution out there, but WD more than makes up for it with the addition of remote access and redundant backups through a RAID setup. Speed of remote video streaming is an issue, though.Related Tags:...

By tbreak.ae on 80

The Western Digital Live duo is a capable little network storage device with plenty of room for all your data. I would highly recommend running it in RAID1 mode – even if you have to sacrifice half your storage space, you can sleep soundly knowing...

By TechReviewSource on 80

The competitively priced Western Digital My Book Live Duo is a two-drive network attached storage (NAS) device that offers an astounding 4TB of storage capacity. It's very easy to use and offers speedy file read times, but it does lack some features...

By PC World on 60

This two-bay box offers a lot of capacity for the buck and streams large files very well, but features are otherwise...

By CNET Australia on 80

Western Digital's MyBook Live Duo is a good entry point into the world of NAS. The lack of active cooling is a concern, though — make sure that it's in a position where it can vent its heat...

By Pocket-lint on 80

A powerful NAS with plenty of extras to make it earn its keep. It is, however, expensive, but when faced with a solid backup drive or losing data we all know what we'd...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The WD My Book Live Duo houses two hard drives and offers data redundancy in addition to spanning. It's a simple NAS device to install and use; best of all, if you want to access your data remotely, you don't have to know anything about...

By Wired on 80

If you’re still making excuses about why you aren’t running local data back-ups, this drive is prepared to shoot down every one of your tepid arguments.With the My Book Live Duo, Western Digital updates its venerable line of network-attached...

By StorageReview on -

The Western Digital raised the bar with the My Book Live Duo, perfectly fitting the market segment of buyers who want network accessible media, but don't want to go through the hassle of setting up an entire NAS. By including RAID capabilities, the...

International Review By Hardware.Info on -

Het zijn de keukenmachines van het thuisnetwerk: NAS-systemen. Ze kunnen namelijk álles en dan nog meer dan dat. Een andere overeenkomst is dat je lang niet altijd alle functies nodig hebt, dus wellicht is een topmodel van rond de 450 euro wel mooi,...

International Review By PCMweb on 40

Het zijn de keukenmachines van het thuisnetwerk: nas-systemen. Ze kunnen namelijk álles en vaak nog meer dan dat. Dat geldt zeker voor de topmodellen van rond de € 450, maar ook voor aanmerkelijk minder geld is er al een zeer veelzijdig...

International Review By Hard-H2O on -

Los sistemas de copia de seguridad externos son cada vez más demandados por los usuarios a nivel doméstico por la gran cantidad de datos que guardamos en formato digital. El My Book Live Duo de Western Digital es una opción idónea para usuarios que...