WD My Passport Portable (500GB, USB 3.0, black, March 2012) comparison

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WD My Passport Ultra (2TB, Titanium)

WD My Passport Ultra (2TB, Titanium)
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WD My Passport Slim (2TB)

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WD My Passport Portable (2TB, USB 3.0, Black, March 2012)

WD My Passport Portable (2TB, USB 3.0, Black, March 2012)
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Price $64 at 1 store $113 to $160 at 9 stores $74 to $79 at 3 stores $125 to $129 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 3 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 2.0 stars out of 4 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 1.5 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date March 22, 2012 May 15, 2013 June 11, 2012 September 05, 2013 March 28, 2012
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. The WD My Passport Ultra is one of the best portable drives you can buy with software that makes backups fast and easy. 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 speedy My Passport Slim is an excellent mobile backup and storage expansion option. Its rugged, metal-casing design is a great extra, considering its affordable cost. 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.

Basic specs

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Packaged Quantity 1
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Localization Latin America
United States
Canada
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North America
Info unavailable Latin America
United States
Canada
Enclosure Color Black
Info unavailable Blue
Info unavailable Black
Dimensions (WxDxH) 3.2 in x 4.4 in x 0.6 in
Info unavailable 3.2 in x 0.6 in x 4.9 in
Info unavailable 3.2 in x 4.4 in x 0.8 in
Capacity 500 GB
2 TB
1 TB
Info unavailable 2 TB
Microsoft Certification Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Power Source USB bus
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Features Hardware encryption
Info unavailable Automatic backup
Info unavailable Hardware encryption
NTFS formatted
Interface Info unavailable Info unavailable USB 3.0
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Product Description Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable WD My Passport WDBY8L0020BBK - Hard drive - 2 TB
Weight 4.9 oz
Info unavailable 7.9 oz
Info unavailable 8.1 oz
Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Hard drive - External hard drive ( Portable )
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable 2 years warranty
Info unavailable 2 years warranty
Data Transfer Rate 5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB)
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
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