Staples again offers the Western Digital My Book Essential 2TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, model no. WDBACW0020HBK-NESN, for $129.99. Add it to your cart and it falls to $99.99. With free shipping, that’s $0.05/GB, tied with our May mention, and the lowest total price we could find by $7. Sales tax is added where applicable. This drive is purported to run 3x faster than a similar USB 2.0 device when connected to a USB 3.0 port. It also features password protection with hardware encryption.
June 27, 2011