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Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 (WDBACX0010BSL/WDBACX0010BRD/WDBACX0010BBL/WDBACX0010BBK)
6.3 out of 10

Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 (WDBACX0010BSL/WDBACX0010BRD/WDBACX0010BBL/WDBACX0010BBK)

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Reviews and Problems with Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 (WDBACX0010BSL/WDBACX0010BRD/WDBACX0010BBL/WDBACX0010BBK)

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Overall 10
10

User Review

Mark L., Newegg
16 January 2015
  • Summary: My experience with this product is good - but read more reviews before you purchase.
  • Pros: Had it for over 2 years now, no real problems, fast, usb 3.0.
  • Cons: Windows sometimes fails to recognize on boot up and must re-plug it in to initialize. Not sure if this is a software or hardware issue.
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Overall 2
2.0

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...
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Overall 2
2.0

Not woth the money

Joe p., Newegg
12 January 2014
  • Summary: Love WD internal drives
  • 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...
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Overall 10
10

Amazing product

Yudi, rakuten
25 December 2013
Overall 10
10

worry free usgae!

happy WD user, rakuten
3 December 2013
  • 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..
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Overall 4
4.0

missing cable

Vijay, rakuten
17 September 2013
  • Summary: I ordered two external drives. They arrived with one cable. Each drive should have its own cable.
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Overall 10
10

Very quick with USB 3.0!

Derek, rakuten
9 August 2013
Overall 10
10

Great hard drive

rakuten
9 August 2013
Overall 10
10

Portable, sleek style

rakuten
5 August 2013
Overall 10
10

Good sturdy product.

ChrisPDX, rakuten
22 July 2013
  • Summary: Western Digital has always provided consistently to me good quality products. This one is no exception. Good seller and good product and good price.
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