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Western Digital My Passport - 3TB

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Western Digital My Passport - 3TB
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2 Years Old
80
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Excellent
Our Verdict:
An affordable and fully featured 250g external hard drive.
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Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB number 85 across all external hard drives.

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Why Has it Scored 80?

Looking across the entire Western Digital external hard drive range, the average reviews for all Western Digital external hard drives are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external hard drives are available. View the latest external hard drives 2018.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Faster than average data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
Auto backup
Password protection
WD reliability

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3 Recommended Awards

The Western Digital My Passport - 3TB has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PC Advisor.co.uk, legitreviews.com and techadvisor.co.uk.
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What Are People Saying About the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB?

Fast Read/write Speed
543
66
Ease of Use
1,014
17
Price
883
74
Size and Weight
676
56
Capacity
534
34
Design
311
22
Robustness
291
27
Features
42
36
Noise Level
48
8
Support
26
16
Product Quality
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1
Connectivity
9
6
Environmental Considerations
1
0
Battery
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USB Powered
Has a Password Protection
Does Not Have an External Power Adapter
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Average Hard Drive Capacity
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The My Passport - 3TB's hard drive capacity of 3TB is fairly standard compared to most other external hard drives. It is bigger than 41% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature.

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The data transfer rate of the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB of 5,000 Mbit/s is faster than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is faster than 73% of all external hard drives when ranked by this feature. Across all the external hard drives the data transfer rates range from 5 Mbit/s to 20,000 Mbit/s, and the average data transfer rate is 3,700 Mbit/s.

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The My Passport - 3TB's weight of 250g is pretty typical compared to most other external hard drives. It is in the heaviest 42% of all external hard drives when ordered by this feature.

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The My Passport - 3TB is USB powered. 78% of external hard drives also are USB powered.

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Has a Password Protection

The My Passport - 3TB has a password protection. 83% of external hard drives do not have a password protection.

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Does Not Have an External Power Adapter

The My Passport - 3TB does not have an external power adapter. 81% of external hard drives also do not have an external power adapter.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most other external hard drives, the My Passport - 3TB does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external hard drives do not have a Wi-Fi.

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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.

There was a cheaper price of £50.75 at MR Systems 88 days ago.

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This external hard drive has been on the market since September 2016.

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Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any noticeable pattern in the release month for new Western Digital external hard drives. In March 2017 eight new Western Digital external hard drives were released making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. Five new Western Digital external hard drives were released in June 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. The biggest month in 2015 for new Western Digital external hard drive releases was September, with 16 new Western Digital external hard drives released that month.

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

Western Digital external hard drives tend to depreciate faster than most external hard drives. Most external hard drives drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Western Digital external hard drives drop in price by 3%. That means a saving of £5 on a typical £177 new Western Digital external hard drive if you wait 6 months before buying.

Manufacturer's Description

My Passport portable drive is trusted to store the massive amounts of photos, videos and music you love. Available in an array of vibrant, fun colors, the sleek style fits comfortably in the palm of your hand, so you can easily take your treasured content everywhere you.

The My Passport portable drive is trusted to store the massive amounts of photos, videos and music you love. Available in an array of vibrant, fun colors, the sleek style fits comfortably in the palm of your hand, so you can easily take your treasured content everywhere you go.

Matically back up photos, videos, music and documents from your system onto your My Passport drive with the included WD Backup software. Set it to your schedule. Just pick the time and freque.

Automatically back up photos, videos, music and documents from your system onto your My Passport drive with the included WD Backup software. Set it to your schedule. Just pick the time and frequency.

T-in 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption with WD Security software helps keep your content private and safe. Easily add a return-if-found message as the password prompt in case your My Passport drive ever gets lost. Even great minds like yours can accidentally leave things beh.

Built-in 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption with WD Security software helps keep your content private and safe. Easily add a return-if-found message as the password prompt in case your My Passport drive ever gets lost. Even great minds like yours can accidentally leave things behind.

Uilds drives to demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability. And we back up (pardon the pun) the trusted My Passport drive with a 2-year limited warra.

WD builds drives to demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability. And we back up (pardon the pun) the trusted My Passport drive with a 2-year limited warranty.

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Western Digital My Passport - 3TB Specification

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Manufacturer Part Numbers

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