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Western Digital My Passport - 3TB

Western Digital My Passport - 3TB
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Excellent Brand
88
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Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Age
3 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 3 year old 250g external hard drive, great for ALL the cat pictures. It has a password protection and a data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s and is USB powered.
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Fast data transfer rate (5,000 Mbit/s)
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB we calculated that there is a 90% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With excellent features, we have ranked the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB number 8 in high capacity hard drives and number 18 across all external hard drives.

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84
Value for Money
84
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

Western Digital is an excellent external hard drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external hard disk are available.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Fast data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
Auto backup
Password protection
WD reliability

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each external hard drive by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the external hard drive is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec external hard drives come to market, the older external hard drives will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Key Reasons For and Against

Fast data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
ok hard drive capacity
ok weight
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Does not have an external power adapter
ok Hard Drive Capacity
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The hard drive capacity of the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB of 3TB is ok compared to most other external hard disk drives. It is in the biggest 63% of all external hard disks when sorted by this feature.

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Fast Data Transfer Rate
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The data transfer rates of external harddisks range from 5 Mbit/s to 40,000 Mbit/s, and the average data transfer rate is 3,700 Mbit/s. The My Passport - 3TB's data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s is faster than 78% of all external hard disks when ordered by this feature.

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The My Passport - 3TB's weight of 250g is ok compared to most other external hard drives. It is in the heaviest 45% of all external hard disks when sorted by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The Western Digital My Passport - 3TB is USB powered. 80% of external hard disks also are USB powered.

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Has a Password Protection

The My Passport - 3TB has a password protection, unlike 83% of external harddisk which do not have a password protection.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Western Digital My Passport - 3TB does not have a Wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that 97% of external hard disks also do not have a Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an External Power Adapter

Like most other external hard drives, the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB does not have an external power adapter. 78% of external hard disks do not have an external power adapter.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. An external hard drive with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This external hard drive is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Whilst the product is in the most expensive 57% of external harddisk, it has good features but is over 6 months old and at £81.83 it looks like great value for money overall.

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Value for Money of Similar External Hard Drives

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Age

Western Digital My Passport - 3TB Release Date

October 2016

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When Are Most New Western Digital External Hard Drives Released?

Most new Western Digital external hard disks tend to be released between January and March.

For the latest Western Digital external hard drive technology you may want to think about waiting until January 2020. Also the price of the current Western Digital external hard disks may drop off just before the latest models are released in January. In January 2018, five new Western Digital external harddisk were released making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. The biggest month in 2017 for new Western Digital external hard drive releases was March, with 10 new Western Digital external hard disk drive released that month. October was the biggest month in 2016 for new Western Digital external hard drives, with six new Western Digital external hard drives released that month.

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How Fast Do Western Digital External Hard Drive Prices Drop After Release?

Most external hard disk drive drop in price by 1% in the first 6 months after release, however Western Digital external hard drives tend to depreciate faster.

In the first 6 months after release, Western Digital external hard drive drop in price by 5% on average.

If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £7 on a typical £135 new Western Digital external hard drive by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB

QWhat is the weight of the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB?
AThe Western Digital My Passport - 3TB is a 250 grams external hard drive.
QIs the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB USB powered?
AYes, the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB is USB powered.
QWhat is the hard drive capacity of the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB?
AThe Western Digital My Passport - 3TB is a 3,000 gigabytes external hard drive.
QDoes the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB have a Wi-Fi?
ANo, the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB does not have a Wi-Fi.
QDoes the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB have an integrated card reader?
ANo, the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB does not have an integrated card reader.
QDoes the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB have a password protection?
AYes, the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB is an external hard drive with a password protection.
QWhat available colours does the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB have?
AThe Western Digital My Passport - 3TB has a yellow colour.
QWhat is the data transfer rate of the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB?
AThe Western Digital My Passport - 3TB has a data transfer rate of 5,000 megabits per second.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB. However we have checked the rating of all Western Digital external hard drives and the average score is 95%.

Western Digital My Passport - 3TB Specification

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Manufacturer Part Numbers

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