Western Digital Store offers the refurbished Western Digital My Book Essential 1TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
, model no. WDBACW0010HBK-NESN, for $69.99
with free shipping
. That's $0.07/GB, the lowest total price we could find for a refurb by $9, and the cheapest non-rebate price we've seen for a 1TB USB 3.0 external hard drive since May. (It's also $28 under the lowest total price we could find for a new one.) It features a maximum data transfer rate of 5Gb/s, is backwards compatible with USB 2.0, and includes an illuminated capacity gauge. A 6-month Western Digital warranty applies.