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WD My Passport 1TB Portable Hard Drive - Black
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My Passport – Massive capacity, small design
Offering massive capacity upto 2 TB in an amazingly small enclosure, My Passport is the ideal companion for anyone with lots of videos, photos, music and files that they want to help protect and take on the road.
Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Interface
If you're worried that your portable drive won't be able to keep up with the transfer rates of the future, then look no further than the My Passport. With the dual interface you'll have a single drive with both universal compatibility for today, and the next-generation speed you need for tomorrow. Use it with USB 2.0 now and step up to USB 3.0 speed when you're ready.
Up to 3x Faster Transfer Rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port this drive lets you access and save files up to 3 times faster than USB 2.0. Imagine being able to transfer a 2-hour HD movie in just 5 minutes instead of 13 minutes.* Not only will this save you time and allow you to do other tasks, but it also makes your media that much more portable, available to take with you or be transferred within minutes.
*Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.
WD Quality Inside and Out
For over 20 years, millions of people worldwide have trusted their data to WD hard drives. We are successful because we understand the importance of your data and our first concern is keeping that data safe.
WD Drive Utilities
Register your drive, set drive security, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
Automatic, Continuous Backup
A backup system that works as you do, running quietly in the background to protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file it's instantly backed up, so you can be safe in the knowledge that if the worst happens, your stored data will let you carry on from only moments before.
Password Protection for Privacy
Data privacy is a big concern for many people, and with a portable drive there is always the possibility that it could be misplaced during a journey. Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorised access with password protection and encryption.
No power adapter required
The drive is powered through the USB port, so there's no need to lug around a bulky power adapter.
We designed a small box that uses recycled material and minimises waste. We encourage you to recycle it when you're finished, to help reduce waste further and help the environment.
- Connecting with your USB 2.0 port today and using with USB 3.0 when you're ready
- Transferring files up to three times faster when connected to a USB 3.0 port
- Protecting your data with automatic, continuous backup
- Adding extra storage space for photos, videos and music
- Securing private or sensitive data with password protection and hardware encryption
Portable Storage Comparison Table
|Western Digital Elements Portable||Western Digital Elements Portable SE||Western Digital My Passport Essential||Western Digital My Passport Essential SE||Western Digital My Passport|
|SUMMARY||Simply affordable, easily portable.||Maximum capacity storage in a compact design.||Next generation storage to go.||Next generation high-capacity storage to go.||Next generation high-capacity storage to go.|
250GB - 500GB
500GB - 1TB
750GB - 1TB
500GB - 2TB
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
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|WD SmartWare|| |
|Automatic Backup|| |
|Password Protection and Hardware Encryption|| |
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Top Customer Reviews
Seems fast and no issues so far.
But the usb connection on the unit feels extremely weak and flimsy.
And the flashing light on it is super bright, I had to cover it in tape because it was too bright at night. Both distracting during work and when I went to sleep.
I used it to back up a load of files and stored it safely away. I've just gone back to retrieve the files and it's totally dead and won't be revived by any wires/disk utility. Thanks WD. do not buy
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It is not good to use my window10, it doesn't workPublished 1 month ago by Ugreen USB to IDE converter
Excellent product but started making some noticeable noise after approximately one n' a half year..Published 2 months ago by Marios M.
Avoid This Utter Crap Product. We were stupid enough to buy 5. Every single one stopped working Within a year or so.
WD will not replace after one year. Data recovery? Read more
Had this for quite some time now great piece of kit - would recommend - a must for back up and peace of mindPublished 5 months ago by Ian Potter