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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 $89 to $199 at 3 stores $72 to $79 at 2 stores $74 to $84 at 3 stores $126 to $165 at 10 stores $146 at 1 store
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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Release date September 28, 2011 March 22, 2012 June 11, 2012 May 15, 2013 October 28, 2009
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
Info unavailable 1
Localization Latin America
United States
Canada
Latin America
United States
Canada
South America
North America
Info unavailable Latin America
United States
Canada
Enclosure Color Info unavailable Black
Blue
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 3.1 in x 4.4 in x 0.7 in
3.2 in x 4.4 in x 0.7 in
3.2 in x 0.6 in x 4.9 in
Info unavailable 4.9 in x 8 in x 1.4 in
Capacity 1 TB
1 TB
1 TB
2 TB
1 TB
Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Power Source USB bus
USB bus
Info unavailable Info unavailable Included AC adapter
Features Info unavailable Hardware encryption
Automatic backup
Info unavailable Plug-n-Play
Power-saving technology
Easy formatting
Interface Info unavailable Info unavailable USB 3.0
Info unavailable USB 2.0
Weight 7.4 oz
6.8 oz
7.9 oz
Info unavailable 2.2 lbs
Environmental Standards Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
2 years warranty
2 years warranty
Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Data Transfer Rate 5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB)
5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB)
Info unavailable Info unavailable 480 Mbps
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