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Posted 4 September 2022

NAS 16tb Western Digital My Cloud Expert Series £439.99 @ Western Digital

£439.99
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This deal is expired. Here are some options that might interest you:

16tb network attached storage. This is cheaper than the 12tb which is just over £500.
Also order via Topcashback, Western Digital Europe Store and you can potentially get 10% cash back (if tracks).

Reduced price, not sure for how long…

3 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.


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High-Performance Storage To Save, Stream And Share Anywhere

Keep your media safe in a single place on this high-performance Network Attached Storage (NAS) device, and access and stream it from anywhere with an internet connection.

Centralized Network Backup

Back up and organize high volumes of content from multiple computers, smartphones, and tablets on your My Cloud EX2 Ultra, on your own private network, and without costly subscriptions.

Access from Anywhere

Save, access and stream your content anywhere you have an internet connection with the My Cloud OS 5 mobile app or MyCloud.com web access.

Simple to Setup, Easy to Use

The My Cloud EX2 Ultra can be quickly found on your network and installed over the web, making the setup process simple and intuitive. And with tool-less, tray-less drive bays, you're able to easily add or replace hard drives in a matter of moments.

Robust Data Protection

The available Acronis True Image for Western Digital software delivers easy, efficient, secure cyber protection, integrating award-winning backup with an AI-based defense against ransomware and cryptojacking attacks.

The Acronis True Image for Western Digital software backs up everything from operating systems and applications to settings and individual files, with support for both PC and Mac machines.

My Cloud OS 5

My Cloud OS 5 features our latest security updates, enhanced data privacy, improved connectivity reliability, a modern mobile and web app experience, and improved photo/video viewing and sharing capabilities.

Use the mobile or web app to remotely access and share files, photos and videos you save on your My Cloud NAS from anywhere with an Internet connection. Learn More

Designed For Smooth Streaming

Upgraded with the powerful Marvell ARMADA 385 1.3GHz dual-core processor, you’ll get ultra-fast transfer rates for high performance streaming. It also comes with 1GB of DDR3 memory, so you can multitask with ease.

The downloadable Plex Media Server keeps all your photos, videos and music beautifully organized and prepared for streaming to your PC, mobile device, game console, or other certified media player.

Simplified File And Folder Sharing

Easily customize how you share by using public or private links. With a public link, you can share your content so anyone can see it. Using a private link, you can grant a user limited or full-access and securely collaborate with anyone.

Featuring Ultra-reliable WD Red NAS Drives

My Cloud EX2 Ultra comes pre-configured with WD Red hard drives, specifically built for NAS systems to provide improved performance within 24x7 environments. The My Cloud EX2 Ultra is also available in a diskless version, so you can create a custom NAS with compatible hard drives.

Volume Encryption

Equipped with 256 AES volume encryption, it helps to secure your stored files across your entire network. Whether you’re using a PC or a Mac, your content is protected.

Multiple RAID Options

With the RAID settings of the My Cloud EX2 Ultra, you can customize your system with the configuration that’s best for you. Use RAID 0 for enhanced performance, RAID 1 for mirrored data protection, or a JBOD / spanning structure for non-RAID configurations.

Third-party App Support

My Cloud EX2 Ultra supports a full suite of popular applications for a personalized experience. Using apps like Plex, Dropbox, WordPress and more, you can customize your NAS for your own specific needs.

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    These single drive so called nas units are really no better than a shared usb drive on a network. It's all your eggs in one basket.

    Save your money and re purpose and old pc or if you can afford it, a multi bay nas with like 3 or 4 bays minimum but preferably more, so you have some level of data redundancy. I wouldn't want to loose 16tb of data in one go, would you!
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    I think this one is 2x8TB drives which can work in RAID. Does an excellent job for basic network sharing and storage. (edited)
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    I have one of these, I have quickly outgrown it because it's not very powerful for Plex and it uses a web based version of Transmission for torrents which is awkward and annoying
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    synology and qnap will always be king for NAS apps like plex ms and torrent clients
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    Same price on amazon, where various discounts might apply, whereas WD state that codes are not usable on offers, and there was nowhere to put one anyway.
    TCB would be valid at 10%.
    The best for Amazon would be 4.94% via Cardyard (guaranteed, compared to TCB "I hope"), and then any other X off Y spend you might have acquired, so you could equal that 10% (just), but you get the Amazon service, and a better delivery speed (2 days).

    There is an option on Amazon for a returned / used unit for £351.
    2 available at time of posting.
    Note - X off Y spending codes will not work with Amazon Warehouse sales. (edited)
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    there was nowhere to put one anyway.

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    Might need to go to specsavers
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    If you want a little extra control over what is inside, and don't mind a scratch, an empty used case on Amazon is £101 (new is £150), with new Iron Wolf 8TB Nas drives @ £151 each, or cheaper if you want used.
    At this point, if buying any new, bits, the X off Y vouchers can be used, finishing off with the Cardyard discount.
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    I can see why folk are looking to switch to NAS from old (relatively power hungry) media servers, but I would also say stick with a Qnap or Synology.
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    I just have my unraid in sleep with network wakeup hooked up to alexa. pulling about 3 watts in sleep.
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    I bought the 12tb from Amazon Germany earlier in the year. Worked out at £250 after the customs charges were refunded just under 6 months later for some reason. I think the same at Amazon UK was about £420 at the time.
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    I have one of these I got a few months back im and im not too impressed by it. Its rather loud and seems to start up randomly.

    You can set it to go into a sleep mode when inactive but the problem then is waking it up, as theres no power switch you have to unplug the power and plug it back in.
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    I got WD Mirror Cloud 2 Similar spec to this one only difference my 512 ram this one 1gb

    For my need just to store on the LAN files it is ok Not so bad speed 1 GB lan full 100bmps giving
    If someone have slow access " WD by default HDD power off function where first request always take 10-15 sec before HDD spins up This can be disabled but then HDD will spin all the time and use more energy "

    For PLEX I agree they bad if you constantly adding removing content If you add and leave for while then it is ok
    The issue with this NAS is plex on little CPU takes time before it is scan files etc .... NAS become unresponsive for while before it is process the files and if someone same time streaming they stream will be stopped because no data will be sent Plus NAS file share as well become slow I have checked CPU and it is peaking 100 % when adding content to plex

    if you get this NAS for good price I can not complain much I know Qnap / Sinology have more functions etc but then NAS cost as well where WD with good deal this NAS cost similar as 2 separate HDD so basically NAS for free
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