Western Digital offers the factory-refurbished Western Digital Elements 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, model no. RWDBAAU0010HBK-NESN, for $44.99 plus $7.99 for shipping. That’s $0.05/GB and $16 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. (It’s also currently $1 less the lowest total price we could find for any 1TB USB 2.0 hard drive.) It features a maximum data transfer rate of 480Mb/s. A 6-month Western Digital warranty applies.
August 30, 2011