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Mybook hard disk size question

My fiancee purchased a My Book. He is worried cause it's supposed to be a 500 GB, but it is reporting 698 GB. I'm wondering if perhaps he purchased a bigger mybook than he thought.

Here are his model number and serial number off the bottom:

mdl: WD7500C037

S/N: WCAPT0258000

Is it a larger mybook than what he thinks, or is there an actual issue with the size it is reporting?


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Re: Mybook hard disk size question

Hey Lynda,
Based on the model number it is a 750gb version. The model number indicates WD for Western Digital and the 7500 for 750gb. So it is not a 500gb as it would rather state WD5000. Hope this helps.

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