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Western Digital My Book Studio New Edition USB2/FireWire

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Expert reviews and ratings

By Expert Reviews on 60

Plenty of storage, but the old USB interface is slow and cheaper USB3 disks are...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

The Western Digital My Book Studio 3TB is designed for Apple’s Mac computers. It’s pre-formatted for Mac as an HFS journalled partition, and it’s compatible with Mac OS X’s backup software, Time Machine.Despite the hardware being designed with Mac in...

By CNET Australia on 80

If you need a FireWire 800 drive, the My Book Studio gives a good amount of grunt, and is about as Maccy as one can Mac. Now we just need to wait for Apple to pick up USB 3.0, and we can forget about all these disparate...

By PC Advisor on 80

Western Digital’s included software has improved, although it still falls short of the high standard set by the hardware. The WD My Book Live acquitted itself splendidly in the lab, with sequential data transfers as fast as USB 2.0 and FireWire 800...

By Photo Answers on

The My Book Studio runs like a charm, is remarkably quiet and despite not having a cooling fan built in, it doesn’t get hot. Using its Firewire connection file transfer is wonderfully quick, too, plus with 3TB of space it’ll be ages before you...

By StorageReview on

The Western Digital My Book Studio offers a nice blend of storage and style with its 3TB Caviar Green inside a brushed metal enclosure. The new metal body is a huge step up in terms of looks and durability compared to older plastic models, although...