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Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive

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Western Digital
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My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM
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WDG1U3200
Category
Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Included since: 11 Oct 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Product views: 9544
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Info modified on: 12 Oct 2017 15:30:52
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Long product name Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive :
The short editorial description of Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive

My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, USB 2.0
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Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive:
The official marketing text of Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
Small, simple, elegant, and very easy to use. Just plug it in, and you've got plenty of room to back up and save your valuable data, music, photos, and movies.

Product Features:

Easy to set up, easy to use - This drive is all about simplicity. Plug it into your computer’s USB 2.0 port and start saving.

Intelligent drive management features — The My Book drive turns itself on and off with your computer

Smart design — The elegant case, iconic of a book, takes up less space on your desk, stacks horizontally, and allows two or more drives to stand neatly together like volumes on a shelf.

High quality hard drive — Inside the case is an exceptionally fast, ultra quiet, cool-running hard drive from Western Digital.

Free Google™ software — Search your drive, manage your photos, and simplify Web searches with included Google software.

Ideal for

Simple add-on storage for your files, music, photos and movies.
Adding virtually unlimited storage with multiple USB 2.0 external hard drives.
Short summary description Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive:
This short summary of the Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 320 GB, 7200 RPM, 8 MB, Black, 5 - 35 °C, -20 - 65 °C
Long summary description Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive :

Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM. Hard drive capacity: 320 GB, Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM, Drive device, buffer size: 8 MB. Colour of product: Black. Width: 141 mm, Depth: 170.5 mm, Height: 57.2 mm. Average latency: 4.2 ms, Hard disk transfer rate: 480 Mbit/s, Power requirements: AC: 100 - 240 V, 47- 63 Hz

This is an auto-generated long summary of Western Digital My Book Essential 320 GB, 7200 RPM 320GB Black external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
320 GB
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
8 MB
Ports & interfaces
USB connectivity *
The product has USB connector.
Yes
USB version
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the interface used for connection, communication and power supply between computers and electronic devices. Every new version - for example 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 - is much faster than the previous one.
2.0
Power
External power adapter
Yes
Design
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Black
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
5 - 35 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-20 - 65 °C
Weight & dimensions
Width
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
141 mm
Depth
The distance from the front to the back of something.
170.5 mm
Height
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
57.2 mm
Weight
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
1.32 kg
Other features
Average latency
The average duration before a device can start with a job (for example reading a file from a hard disk).
4.2 ms
Hard disk transfer rate
The internal hard disk transfer rate refers to the actual speed that the drive can read bits from the surface of the platter, or write bits to the surface of the platter.
480 Mbit/s
Internal
The product is built in.
No
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Yes
Power requirements
AC: 100 - 240 V, 47- 63 Hz
Read seek
8.9 ms
Storage capacity
The maximum storage capability of the product.
320072 MB
Track to track seek time (read/write)
2 ms
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP, Mac OS X 10.2.8
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