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WD 6TB My Book Desktop External Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBFJK0060HBK-NESN
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggs Two drives working well, full of data, weeks later 04/01/2016

This review is from: WD 6TB My Book Desktop External Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBFJK0060HBK-NESN

Pros: It's working. These external drives seem to always arrive working. I didn't have that experience with internal drives, particularly in the past when NewEgg didn't have great drive packaging materials.

Cons: Physically bulky, needs external power supply, etc. The overall external case is 3x the size of the actual drive. But when I get external drives with cases that are closer to the real size, they always seem to overheat. This one does a nice job of ventilation.

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SanDisk 32GB Ultra Fit CZ43 USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Speed Up to 130MB/s
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

4 out of 5 eggs Data transfer: great. Physically: small. Wish: Include lanyard 04/01/2016

This review is from: SanDisk 32GB Ultra Fit CZ43 USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Speed Up to 130MB/s

Pros: Did what you expect from a USB thumb drive. Physically very small.

So far the plastic cover that protects it is staying on, too, even though it is just held on by friction, and the drive lives in my pocket. That plastic cover is great because it is much stronger than my other drive's cover, and it also protects the drive from dirt and dust. The other drive has gotten crushed a few times in my pocket, doesn't keep the dust out, and is now a bit hard to insert and remove into a USB slot; I can see where its metal was bent. The SanDisk's thicker cover that also covers the open end of the drive should prevent that bending.)

Cons: The product is so small that it's easy to mislay or lose. Designed into it, below the SanDisk logo, is a hole that suffices to attach a lanyard (a short cord so you can attach it to a keyring, a backpack, etc) but no lanyard itself is included. I used to buy A-Data USB2/microsd readers of a similar size that did include such a lanyard (I still had one on my keychain) so I took an old lanyard and attached it to this SanDisk drive. Now I have the SanDisk drive on my keychain.

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USB 3.0 to 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 External Network Card Lan Adapter for PC Laptop & Macbook
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Uses USB3's speed to give you real gigabit Ethernet access.

Cons: Doesn't work with older laptops or OS's that don't have modern drivers (for the chip in this interface) installed. If this is your only USB Ethernet port then you might think about getting an older one that will work on a wider variety of computers.

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John G.'s Profile

Display Name: John G.

Date Joined: 12/14/06

  • Reviews: 6
  • Helpfulness: 2
  • First Review: 06/06/13
  • Last Review: 04/01/16
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