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WD2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Attractive (5)
  • Easy to set up (5)
  • Large capacity / good size (4)
  • Quiet (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (6)
    • Additional storage (5)
    • Photo storage (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (6)
      • Primary use:
      • Business (4), Personal (4)
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac (7)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    5.0

    Reliable disks for backup

    By don

    from san jose, CA

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy to use
    • High Capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Additional Storage
      • Backup

      Comments about WD 2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD:

      I have about 6 of these that I use for backups and they have been very reliable. Would buy one again.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac

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      5.0

      Nice Hard Drive

      By Uncle Donald

      from St. Joseph, MO

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy to use
      • High Capacity
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Additional Storage
        • Backup
        • Photo Storage

        Comments about WD 2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD:

        Works as good as it looks. Using to archive photo files

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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        4.0

        Great value for money

        By Arkesh

        from Los Angeles

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy to use

        Cons

        • No Power Switch

        Best Uses

        • Additional Storage
        • Backup

        Comments about WD 2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD:

        I primarily needed a 'safe' drive for backup. Given the metal casing this met the safety requirement. And then I have always trusted WD's disk's capabilities. Don't have a reason to complain with this drive.

        Off the topic of this drive, a firewire port would be a great addition to this drive. And probnably, a power switch.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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        4.0

        So far, so good

        By Rocky

        from nyc

        About Me Casual user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Compact
        • Easy To Set Up
        • High Capacity
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup

          Comments about WD 2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD:

          Set-up is easy...any issues handled/assisted by WD tech-support. In minutes you can be hooked-up and running Time-Machine. Unit is silent and good looking, especially with Mac. It's new so I would not expect problems, yet. So far, so good.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Computer Platform:
          • Mac

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          4.0

          My Book Studio External Hard drive

          By Captain Video

          from Smithtown, NY

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • High Capacity
          • Portable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Additional Storage
            • Backup
            • File Transfer
            • Photo Storage
            • Video

            Comments about WD 2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD:

            Was looking for a "firewire" drive because I wanted maximum transfer speed of video data I want to store for later editing. Unfortuantely, WD no longer makes a firewire drive and has replaced it with this USB 3.0 version.
            Performance of this unit has been just fine.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Computer Platform:
            • Mac

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            4.0

            Works exactly as expected

            By Arget Andlat

            from Pennsylvania

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy to use
            • Quiet

            Cons

            • No Power Switch

            Best Uses

            • Additional Storage
            • Backup
            • Photo Storage

            Comments about WD 2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD:

            I mainly use Windows and I didn't pay attention enough to notice that this was formatted to mac OS, but once I reformatted it to work on windows it worked just as it should.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Computer Platform:
            • PC

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            5.0

            GREAT...

            By Geani66

            from Laval,Qc

            About Me Power user

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Manage
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Fast
            • Highly Compatible

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • High Volume
              • Home

              Comments about WD 2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD:

              No issues with Mavericks...
              This is very important,sleep issues with other brands.
              Pretty fast.....I use usb 2.0 on my IMac.
              Nice look and it is very quiet....I have to put my ear on it .
              LIKE IT!!!

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • Mac

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              5.0

              Super Drive

              By Punkyclown

              from San Marcos, Ca.

              About Me Tech Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Quiet
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Multimedia

                Comments about WD 2TB My Book Studio Desktop HDD:

                I have 500 movies and 1000 TV shows I'm keeping on this drive. Just started using the drive but I think the digital play back is superior to my old Book drives.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • Mac

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