|Product||LaCie 2big (4TB, USB 3.0)||Western Digital My Book Mirror Edition (2TB)||Buffalo DriveStation DDR (3TB)||WD My Cloud (4 TB)|
|Price||MSRP: $579.99||$320.68||$159.99 to $199.99||$199.99 to $285.21|
|CNET editors' rating||4 stars||4 stars||4.5 stars||4 stars|
|Average user rating||0.5 stars||2.5 stars||0.5 stars||0.5 stars|
|Release date||Info unavailable||Info unavailable||May 6, 2013||October 2, 2013|
|Bottom line|| |
The LaCie 2big USB 3.0 is an overall excellent external hard drive.
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.
The Buffalo DriveStation DDR is by far the fastest single-volume external drive on the market and makes USB 3.0 a true alternative storage connection to Thunderbolt.
For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.
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|Buying choices|| |
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