Critic reviews

7.7
5 reviews
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    7.5
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  • Portability
    6.4
  • Design and form factor
    8.4
  • Noise
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7.0
2 reviews
  • Speed
    5.0
  • Durability
    9.0
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    6.0
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    8.0
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    5.0
8.0
CNET Aug 14, 2008

The Western Digital My Book Mirror Edition is a compelling choice for an external drive, delivering excellent value, good performance, and two hard drives for added data security. For anyone looking for an external USB 2.0 drive, the My Book Mirror belongs on your shortlist.

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8.0
PC Mag Mar 20, 2013

The Western Digital My Book Mirror Edition has two 1TB drives, configured in a RAID 1 array, which gives you 1TB of "protected" storage. Everything you save is copied twice, so if one drive goes down, your backup is backed up.

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9.0
NotebookReview Jun 27, 2008

Bottom line, the My Book Mirror Edition is the best dual hard drive external storage solution currently on the market for consumers and small businesses.

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8.0
Dawagner1 Dawagner1

Works in a RAID 1 (mirroring) or 0 (stripped) configuration. The stripped configuration is faster, but, in my opinion, more risky for your data. I use mind in the RAID 1 configuration where I keep my media and other files I want backed up. The drives go to sleep when not used to save energy...

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