Pros

  • Slim, with stylish and contoured design
  • Smoothly streams high-definition video

Cons

  • Media server has issues with Firefox

At A Glance

Excellent streaming performance highlights this ultra-stylish box, though parts of its interface still need refinement.

Manufacturer’s Description

My Book World Edition Home Network Storage makes it easy to set up a central storage location in your home that is compatible with both Windows and Mac files. Simply connect the drive to your network router and you're up and running in just a few minutes. Use the included back up software to protect your family's PCs with automatic and continuous backup plans. Store all your digital media in one central location so everyone in the family can have access to it.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.westerndigital.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number WDH1NC10000N
Inventory Number 46523
Storage
Drive size 1000.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Gigabit ethernet
Included Software
Included Software
  • WD Anywhere Backup
  • MioNet Remote Access
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware
  • Ethernet cable
  • power supply

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested Gigabit ethernet
Performance
Test Version 2.0
External Write - Files and Folders 332.47
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 251.73
External Write - Large File 262.68
External Read - Files and Folders 235.0
External Read - Large File 127.77
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 332.58