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

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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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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-portable (1.5TB, USB 3.0, 22mm)

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-portable (1.5TB, USB 3.0, 22mm)
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Price $115 at 1 store $74 to $79 at 3 stores $70 at 1 store $83 to $115 at 2 stores
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Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 0 stars No reviews, write one! 2.0 stars out of 4 reviews 1.0 stars out of 2 reviews 5.0 stars out of 1 review 2.0 stars out of 13 reviews
Release date March 28, 2012 June 11, 2012 March 28, 2012 March 22, 2012 September 22, 2010
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 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 Portable makes an excellent portable drive for use with both desktop and laptop computers, at home or while on the road. Even with the slightly low USB 3.0 performance, the GoFlex Ultra still makes an excellent portable external hard drive for people who need to expand their computer's storage.

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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Localization Latin America
United States
Canada
South America
North America
Latin America
United States
Canada
Latin America
United States
Canada
South America
North America
Enclosure Color Red
Blue
Silver
Black
Black
Dimensions (WxDxH) 3.2 in x 4.4 in x 0.7 in
3.2 in x 0.6 in x 4.9 in
3.2 in x 4.4 in x 0.7 in
3.2 in x 4.4 in x 0.7 in
3.5 in x 4.7 in x 0.9 in
Capacity 1 TB
1 TB
1 TB
1 TB
1.5 TB
Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Power Source USB bus
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USB bus
USB bus
Features Hardware encryption
Automatic backup
Hardware encryption
Hardware encryption
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Interface USB 3.0
USB 3.0
USB 3.0
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Weight 6.8 oz
7.9 oz
6.8 oz
6.8 oz
9.9 oz
Product Description WD My Passport WDBBEP0010BRD - Hard drive - 1 TB - USB 3.0
Info unavailable WD My Passport WDBBEP0010BSL - Hard drive - 1 TB - USB 3.0
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Manufacturer Warranty 2 years warranty
2 years warranty
2 years warranty
2 years warranty
3 years warranty
Type Hard drive - External hard drive ( Portable )
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Data Transfer Rate 5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
Info unavailable 5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0)
5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB)
5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB)
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