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By adjusting rotational speed, using bigger data buffers, parking the drive's head and optimizing how the drive seeks and caches data, power consumption has been reduced roughly 38 percent. According to WD, external USB, FireWire and Ethernet drives with these drives on board can save up to $14 annually in electricity costs, depending on the power-on-hours and power supply efficiency. Oh, and it stores the equivalent of up to 285,000 digital photos.

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