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Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive

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Western Digital
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My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB
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WDG1SU5000E
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Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Long product name Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive :
The short editorial description of Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive

My Book Premium ES Edition External Storage Solutions 500 GB, Dual Interface
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Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive:
The official marketing text of Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
With both the popular USB 2.0 and the ultra-fast eSATA 3 Gb/s interfaces on board, the My Book Premium ES Edition external hard drive offers universal connectivity and unbeatable performance in one high-value package. Works with both Windows and Macintosh computers. Includes EMC Retrospect Express backup software.

Product Features
Easy to set up, easy to use - Installation is a snap because you don't really "install" this drive, you just plug it in and it's ready to use. There is no CD to install; the included software loads from the drive the first time you plug it in.

Dual interface - USB 2.0 -- For convenience and compatibility among multiple computers, USB 2.0 is the way to go.
eSATA 3 Gb/s -- The ultra-fast eSATA interface gives you speed comparable to a state-of-the-art internal hard drive. This is the future of external storage made available today.

PC and Mac compatible - Works with both Windows 2000/XP and Mac® OS X 10.3 or later

EMC Retrospect Express backup software - Includes Easy-to-use EMC Retrospect Express backup software for Windows and Mac.

Capacity gauge - See at a glance how much space is available on your storage system. (Works with the USB connection only)
Short summary description Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive:
This short summary of the Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB, 500 GB, 7200 RPM, 5 - 35 °C, -20 - 65 °C, 144.3 mm, 56.7 mm
Long summary description Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive :

Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB. Hard drive capacity: 500 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM. Width: 144.3 mm, Depth: 56.7 mm, Height: 172.2 mm. Average latency: 4.2 ms, Power requirements: 100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz, Read seek: 8.9 ms

This is an auto-generated long summary of Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB 500GB external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
500 GB
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 35 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 65 °C
Weight & dimensions
Width
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
144.3 mm
Depth
The distance from the front to the back of something.
56.7 mm
Height
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
172.2 mm
Weight & dimensions
Weight
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
1.32 kg
Other features
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
4.2 ms
Internal
The product is built in.
No
Power requirements
100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz
Read seek
8.9 ms
Track to track seek time (read/write)
2 ms
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
144.3 x 56.7 x 172.2 mm
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2011-10-04
Testseek has collected 6 expert reviews for Western Digital My Book Premium ES Edition 500 GB and the average expert rating is 76 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
76%
Source Review comments Score
techradar.com
Updated:
2011-10-04
Weve looked at the MyBook before. In fact, we cant seem to stop looking at it. Its a brilliant piece of kit: lovely looking case, spinning blue lights on the front, hidden morse code messages in the ventilation holes - everything you could want from...
Good Good looking, Decent value...
Bad Lack of flexibility...
Bottom line Weve looked at the MyBook before. In fact, we cant seem to stop looking at it. Its a brilliant piece of kit: lovely looking case, spinning blue lights on the front, hidden morse code messages in the ventilation holes - everything you could want from...
100%
ozhardware.com.au
Updated:
2011-11-06
Western Digital’s range of external hard drives have been doing extremely well in the market recently, today we look at the new range, the My Book Premium ES Edition, ES for eSATA! It’s about time these were released. The Western Digital My Bo...
95%
Zdnet.com.au
Updated:
2011-11-06
The My Book Premium ES Edition is much like Western Digitals past My Book drives -- this one defined by offering USB2.0 and eSATA. Design/Features The usual My Book shape is here, along with the "Morse code" perforated air holes, and the blue circle a...
Good eSATA connector, PC and Mac software...
Bad One year warranty, No eSATA cable included...
Bottom line With only a one year warranty and no included eSATA cable, its worth checking out the My Book Premium ES Editions competition.
65%
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