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Western Digital My Passport
6.7 out of 10

Western Digital My Passport

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Overall 6
6.0

It is supposed to be compatible with Seagate Backup Plus ...

Juan Camilo Jiménez, Amazon
2 April 2015
  • Summary: It is supposed to be compatible with Seagate Backup Plus Slim but this case is way too big for it, I had to add some carton to it do my hard drive is not floating inside. It is great quality though.
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

Janet Roseblatt, Amazon
24 February 2015
Overall 6
6.0

The only HD from WD that I don't love. Heavy

Erre, Amazon
16 December 2014
  • Summary: The only HD from WD that I don't love. Heavy, makes weird noises and it's quite big. I would definitely go with the USB3 Ultra from the same brand.
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Overall 6
6.0

PLASTIC bottom!!!

Don Joslyn, Amazon
21 October 2014
  • Summary: Product is labeled as "Stylish aluminum design", but I'm very disappointed that it has a black PLASTIC bottom. False advertising if you ask me!
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Overall 6
6.0

Advanced Format NCQ USB3 HDD

University W., Newegg
26 September 2014
  • Summary: The external enclosure cannot be propped open. I would use it exactly as it is intended for, sort of like a flash drive. It looks like SATA connection is impossible with this drive. The little reset hole by the USB port did not work when the drive is not connected or powered on.
  • Pros: Easy to use and instant hardware encryption with provided software in the HDD. Only password is needed and the user is able to auto unlock. Therefore speed is not affected by encryption. Sequential Read : 117.553 MB/s Sequential Write : 112.156 MB/s Random Read 512KB : 46.757 MB/s Random Write 51...
  • Cons: Does not support BitLocker encryption as speed is extremely slow.. There is no firmware updater utility as with all HDD's. Even though the HDD uses Advanced Format and NCQ, the drive itself is over a year old and is only SATAII with 5400RPM. The buffer is only 8MB. The drive was formatted with MB...
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

Jo-Anne, Amazon
26 September 2014
Overall 6
6.0

disappointing

go get 'um, B&H Photo
5 August 2014
  • Excerpt: this passport drive does not come up as an icon when it is loaded.it doesn't let you know when it is in the process of backing up the computer information and does not let you know when it is done.
  • Cons: Poor Instructions
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

B. Friedman "Voraciously ADD Reader", Amazon
4 August 2014
  • Summary: Zippers are cheap but otherwise it does what it says it will.
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

hasan beker, Amazon
22 July 2014
Overall 6
6.0

but I thought it would hold up a little better.

Sharel, Amazon
20 July 2014
  • Summary: Zipper broke very quickly. I still use it, but I thought it would hold up a little better.
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