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WD My Passport Portable (1TB, USB 3.0, black, March 2012)

WD My Passport Portable (1TB, USB 3.0, black, March 2012)
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WD My Passport Ultra (2TB, Titanium)

WD My Passport Ultra (2TB, Titanium)
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Price $99 to $190 at 4 stores $69 to $231 at 5 stores $73 to $171 at 3 stores $70 to $213 at 4 stores $108 to $300 at 9 stores
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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Release date September 28, 2011 March 22, 2012 October 28, 2009 June 11, 2012 May 15, 2013
The Bottom Line The WD My Passport Portable makes an excellent portable drive for use with both desktop and laptop computers, at home or while on the road. Seagate Backup Plus carries the flexibility of the GoFlex portable drive while adding performance and style to portable storage. The new drive makes an excellent buy. The WD My Passport Ultra is one of the best portable drives you can buy with software that makes backups fast and easy.

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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
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Localization Latin America
United States
Canada
Latin America
United States
Canada
Latin America
United States
Canada
South America
North America
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Enclosure Color Info unavailable Black
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Dimensions (WxDxH) 3.1 in x 4.4 in x 0.7 in
3.2 in x 4.4 in x 0.7 in
4.9 in x 8 in x 1.4 in
3.2 in x 0.6 in x 4.9 in
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Capacity 1 TB
1 TB
1 TB
1 TB
2 TB
Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
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Power Source USB bus
USB bus
Included AC adapter
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Features Info unavailable Hardware encryption
Plug-n-Play
Power-saving technology
Easy formatting
Automatic backup
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Interface Info unavailable Info unavailable USB 2.0
USB 3.0
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Weight 7.4 oz
6.8 oz
2.2 lbs
7.9 oz
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Environmental Standards Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
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Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
2 years warranty
1 year warranty
2 years warranty
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Data Transfer Rate 5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB)
5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB)
480 Mbps
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