Western Digital My Book Live (2TB) comparison

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Western Digital My Book Live (2TB)

Western Digital My Book Live (2TB)
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WD My Cloud (3 TB)

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WD My Cloud (4 TB)

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Price $99 to $124 at 3 stores $169 to $219 at 9 stores $204 to $291 at 9 stores $139 to $199 at 8 stores $144 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.1 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.9 (3.5 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.6 (3.0 stars)
Average user rating 1.5 stars out of 30 reviews 2.0 stars out of 2 reviews 0.5 stars out of 7 reviews 0.5 stars out of 1 review 1.0 stars out of 55 reviews
Release date October 07, 2010 October 02, 2013 October 02, 2013 January 06, 2013 August 10, 2010
The Bottom Line The Western Digital MyBook Live is a fast, plug-and-play, simple-to-use home NAS server that unfortunately lacks features and has a subpar remote-access solution. 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. 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. The affordable Seagate Central delivers as a fast and easy-to-use network storage device for home backup and entertainment purposes. The GoFlex Home Network Storage System is a simple storage server and a great accessory for a Seagate GoFlex Desk hard drive. However, if you want a NAS with a lot of features, you should keep looking.

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Weight 2.4 lbs
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