WESTERN DIGITAL 2TB External Hard Drive - £68.01 Delivered @ Dixons - 3% Quidco - HotUKDeals
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What an absolute stonking price! Dixons are running a voucher at the moment for 5% (WDIGIT5) - (£3.58) off of WD HDDs plus a further 3% (£2.15) back from Quidco. Unbelievably thats a tiny £65.86 for a 2TB HDD!!
Yes - £65.86!!!!


Product details
This 2TB Western Digital Elements External Hard Drive offers fuss-free data storage at a great price! With a clean black design, no unnecessary frills, and the high quality you would expect from WD, this hard disk is an excellent choice for home users.

The WD Elements External Hard Drive offers an impressive 2 terabytes of storage space, which can hold up to 400,000 digital photos, 500,000 mp3 songs, 50,000 uncompressed CD-quality songs, 150 hours of Digital Video (DV), 770 hours of DVD-quality video, or 240 hours of HD video.

The WD Elements External Hard Drive offers plug-and-and play simplicity for Windows-based PC users: just plug the drive into the USB port and its power adaptor, and start transferring files! Mac users will have to first reformat the drive, but after this easy step is done, the drive is just as easy to use.

Whether you want to store masses of personal data, keep a secure backup of your internal hard drive, or even share huge files with other computer users, the WD Elements External Hard Drive is an essential pick at this price!

General Information
Capacity 2 TB
Interface USB 2.0
Performances Information not provided
Transfer Rate Up to 480 Mbps
Buffer Memory Information not provided
Size 203.82 x 36.14 x 124.68 mm
Weight 1.02 kg
Required Configuration Windows or Mac computer (requires reformatting for Mac use)
Free USB port
Content External hard disk drive, power adaptor, USB cable, documentation
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#1
This could get hot..
#2
Ordered 1 from amazon sunday at £74.74 gutted. so ordered another at this price.
This is hot
#3
Title is a bit misleading, only if Quidco pay up .... but still a good price
#4
Agree with mulmul
#5
Ammended title thanks. For the cheapest 2tb hdd this is pretty chilly.
#6
don't suppose anyone's seen a good deal on a 2tb internal, i need two :|
#7
titanwars
don't suppose anyone's seen a good deal on a 2tb internal, i need two :|


Scan were doing 2 x 2tb Western Digital for under £116 and will no doubt repeat the deal over the coming weeks on their "Today Only" pages ... so keep your eyes peeled.
#8
Why the price is $71.59?
#9
5% voucher in the text
#10
Bought it at this price at the weekend, thanks to whoever mentioned it in the 1.5TB thread.
#11
Great price 1 ordered
#12
Thanks for this
#13
Quidco bonus but at this price for a wd had to go for it!
#14
Does this drive come as a FAT32 or NTFS?
#15
Does this drive come as a FAT32 or NTFS?


I'm not sure, could you not format it to whatever you wanted though?
#16
bought one a few months ago and it was FAT32 have order another one last night.

there is a little prog included which will convert to NTFS, or you could just format it.

Edited By: grommachine on Mar 16, 2011 11:33
#17
Cheers op ordered red molten hot deal
#18
Cheers
Just ordered!
#19
I want to buy one. I this better than the Verbatim USB 3.0 deal posted earlier today?. For little extra, Verbatim USB 3.0 would give far better speeds. How's Verbatim as a brand compared to WD? (I had a WD 1TB that failed to read/write in just 2 years)

Edited By: vikasbhasin on Mar 16, 2011 12:56
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vikasbhasin
I want to buy one. I this better than the Verbatim USB 3.0 deal posted earlier today?. For little extra, Verbatim USB 3.0 would give far better speeds. How's Verbatim as a brand compared to WD? (I had a WD 1TB that failed to read/write in just 2 years)

If your PC/Laptop has USB3, then IMHO the extra speed is worth it.
There are always debates about one brand being being better than another..
..a bit pointless IMHO - especially for established brand names .
All drives have a statistical probability of failure..
Different models, build, platters, spin speeds, manufacturing batches - all are a factor and no one knows which will fail.. Over time, we realise that some models & batches have a higher probability of failure - so if you know that info, avoid that model / batch (not the brand).

Else, your guess is as good as mine!
I have a WD 1TB drive that has been working for nearly 2years without a problem.
#21
grommachine
bought one a few months ago and it was FAT32 have order another one last night.

there is a little prog included which will convert to NTFS, or you could just format it.


what is the format that both PC and PS3 can support, I know one of them is FAT32 but I have files that are above 4 GB and I wanted to use an external for both pc and ps3 without partition it into 2
#22
good afternoon all.

i was wondering, would this work on my compaq laptop?

also, how does this drive compare to the samsung story drive posted on these pages recently in terms of performance and quality?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B002C3S6V8/ref=s9_simh_gw_p147_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=05WCAQH6ET57EXA4M7RG&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=467128533&pf_rd_i=468294

thanks
#23
It will work as long as you have a spare USB port
#24
Sweet deal!
banned#25
i aint got enough porn to fill one up
anyone know any good free sites
#26
Is there any way to get on my network so that my WD TV Live can see it?
#27
read a few god reviews, gonna get one, can always use more space!! thanks op
#28
titanwars
don't suppose anyone's seen a good deal on a 2tb internal, i need two :|


f4 on amazon has come down another couple of quid

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0042SGDVG/ref=s9_simh_gw_p147_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=1AMRAEY1CZWHSQRGEFY5&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=467128533&pf_rd_i=468294

and looking at other threads on here- they should be uk stock, therefore full warranty (unlike some of the others!)
#29
nice find, heat added, drive ordered :)
#30
I'm leaving this well alone. I bought the 300GB WD version from tesco direct a few weeks ago and it kept freezing my system. I read up about it on google and it appears to be a fairly common problem. So for that reason I don't truest Western Digital external drives which is a shame as this is a good deal.
#31
vik1
titanwars
don't suppose anyone's seen a good deal on a 2tb internal, i need two :|


f4 on amazon has come down another couple of quid
[url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.co.uk%2Fgp%2Fproduct%2FB0042SGDVG%2Fref%3Ds9_simh_gw_p147_d0_i1%3Fpf_rd_m%3DA3P5ROKL5A1OLE%26pf_rd_s%3Dcenter-2%26pf_rd_r%3D1AMRAEY1CZWHSQRGEFY5%26pf_rd_t%3D101%26pf_rd_p%3D467128533%26pf_rd_i%3D468294]
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0042SGDVG/ref=s9_simh_gw_p147_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=1AMRAEY1CZWHSQRGEFY5&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=467128533&pf_rd_i=468294[/url]

and looking at other threads on here- they should be uk stock, therefore full warranty (unlike some of the others!)


great, I checked scan previously but have an amazon account so might as well order these. thanks all..
#32
mulmul

what is the format that both PC and PS3 can support, I know one of them is FAT32 but I have files that are above 4 GB and I wanted to use an external for both pc and ps3 without partition it into 2


No choice unfortunately, externally a PS3 will only support FAT32.
#33
thorthemighty
I'm leaving this well alone. I bought the 300GB WD version from tesco direct a few weeks ago and it kept freezing my system. I read up about it on google and it appears to be a fairly common problem. So for that reason I don't truest Western Digital external drives which is a shame as this is a good deal.
i've had 1TB in this, been ok till now
#34
expired
#35
oos now
#36
Fox basher
expired

yep
you can also click on expire in first post to change deal to expired..
[Moderator]#37
Back in stock now.
#38
forgot the mirco usb cable onthis is very short ... damn now i ned to get another cable or an extend lead

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