Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB Portable Hard Drive
Joo-Hwan L., Newegg
2 February 2014
Summary: The internet is FULL of complaints about this model (across different size versions from 500GB+) from WD. 1) the random disconnect issue, 2) the inability to make it a bootable drive, 3) the inability to make it into an internal drive.
Pros: It is what it is. An external HDD. Decent performance *when it worked.* Today (Q1 of 2014) there are much better options with more space and lower price.
Cons: I only used this periodically to back up my internal HDD (for desktop/tower and work laptop). I'd say total of less than 10 times over two years. Despite the infrequent use and very safe keeping, it started giving me strange clicks and random disconnects after about 15 months (keep in mind, I did...
Pros: Love WD internal drives been using them for years
Cons: WD is better at making internal drives, External NOT SO GOOD. Like so many people say they die with very little use. I had mine for 2 years and used it to back songs and pics on, all of a sudden BAM CRASH no more data. Do yourself a favor and buy one for a lot less money because you are just buyi...
Summary: have been using the wd hdd for a while now without any hassle. made 4 partitions of 1 tb to store mucis vids, dslr pics & office stuff separately....high speed data transfer as it is usb 3.0 runs on usb 2.0 too at my friend's place..