Conclusion: The Western Digital My Passport Edge is a convenient way to carry 500GB of storage in a sleek, compact pocket hard drive. It's also convenient to buy, since there's only one choice of capacity and color.
Conclusion: The Western Digital My Passport Edge is a good hard drive, and will serve you well if you get one. It's fast, and it comes with an impressively long warranty. However, the Seagate Backup Plus has an interchangeable interface, which is a better choice for techie users who need to use other interfaces like FireWire or Thunderbolt.
Pros: Compact drive, USB 3.0 interface, Very speedy in benchmarks, Excellent three year warranty
Cons: Pricey given the 500GB capacity, Only has a USB port
Excerpt: In the WD My Passport Edge portable drive , Western Digital delivers a drive with a solid combination of looks and performance, and throws an excellent software bundle to go with it. See all Storage reviews .