eCost offers the Western Digital My Book Essential 3TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive, model no. WDBACW0030HBK-NESN, for an in-cart price of $124.99 plus $5.99 for shipping ($0.04/GB). That’s $11 under last week’s mention and the lowest total price we could find now by $8. This drive features dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility and 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.
August 29, 2012