WD My Book World Edition II External 2TB NAS Drive


The Test System

Before we look at the numbers, here is a brief glance at the test system that was used. All testing was done on a fresh install of Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit. All benchmarks were completed on the desktop with no other software programs running. The Intel Core i7 test system that was run in triple-channel memory mode at 1866MHz with 8-8-8-24 memory timings. The ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 motherboard uses the Intel ICH10R south bridge chipset, which is what was OCZ 120GB Vertex EX SLC SSD was attached to. For the file transfer tests the WD My Book World Edition II was attached to the Linksys SD008 v3.0 switch and a pair of 4′ CAT 5e cables were run from the PC and NAS to the switch.

The OCZ Vertex EX Test System

Intel LGA 1366 Test Platform



Live Pricing


Core i7 975 Extreme


ASUS P6T Deluxe V2


6GB Corsair DDR3 1866MHz

Video Card

ATI Radeon HD 4770

Hard Drive

WD VelociRaptor



Power Supply

CoolerMaster UPC 1100W

Operating System

Windows Vista Ultimate 64-Bit

Let’s take a look at the benchmarks and see what the WD My Book World Edition II has to offer!

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