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83 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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It may only have one drive, but Western Digital's My Cloud network drive is an affordable and easy way to bring network storage to your house. Network-based storage can be great, but if it's slow it can be a real pain. Thankfully, the My Cloud is the very opposite of slow, with TrustedReviews calling it "incredibly fast" and PC Mag complimenting its "incredible read/write speeds." Western Digital's My Cloud service also gives you the ability to access your files from your smartphone or tablet, but TechRadar warns that weak media support may make its use rather "limited." Still, the My Cloud drive is priced at just $149 for 2TB of storage, making it a pretty affordable way to build your household its own personal cloud.

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80
 
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Key Specs

Included storage
211 (total)
Addressable storage
211 (max)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]
Included storage
Addressable storage
Ethernet
211 (total)
211 (max)
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]

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83 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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10
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An awful product that should be avoided. You'll be sorry. - Engadget
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This is the worst product WD has ever created! I have purchased 2. The first...read more
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Before you purchase this device, beware! We bought this device in order to...read more
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