Can you confirm you have purchased the WD My book essential ? My Book Essential Edition 1 TB Hard Drives ( WDBAAF0010HBK )
I have bought the following (Western Digital).
- 320GB Passport @ Rs.3,200/-
- 1 TB My Book @ Rs.5,000/-
This shop in Bangalore
Computer Warehouse Online - Buy Computers, Computer Parts, Computer Accessories, Laptops and Electronics
always has the best prices, at least when compared to other shops in Bangalore. They even publish a price list on their website as an excel sheet (upper right-hand corner). I have purchased many things from them partly because of their price and partly because they do home delivery (COD).
Most of the times, on an average, their prices are higher than the SP road dealers.
3.5" needs an external power source. So you could buy this if you are using desktop with a good UPS. A power failure is costly in terms of data loss and permanent disk damage in spite of what a manufacturer may say.