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Western Digital My Passport - 3TB

Western Digital My Passport - 3TB
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Excellent Brand
85
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Fully-Featured
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Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
96
Value for Money
Excellent
79
Age
2 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An excellent value for money and fully featured 250g external hard drive, good 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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Western Digital My Passport - 3TB Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

There is a 57% chance that the price of the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices might drop by up to £7 over this period.

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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB number 15 in high capacity hard drives and number 31 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
88
Brand Rating
86
Features
96
Value for Money
80
Age

86

86
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 drives are available.
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

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

Faster than average data transfer rate
USB powered
Has a password protection
Average hard drive capacity
Average weight
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Does not have an external power adapter
Average Hard Drive Capacity
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The Western Digital My Passport - 3TB's hard drive capacity of 3TB is pretty standard compared to most other external harddisks. It is in the biggest 62% of all external harddisks when ordered by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Data Transfer Rate
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The data transfer rate of the Western Digital My Passport - 3TB of 5,000 Mbit/s is faster than 77% of all external hard drives when ordered by this feature. The data transfer rates of external hard disk range from 5 Mbit/s to 20,000 Mbit/s, and the average data transfer rate is 3,600 Mbit/s.

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Average Weight
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The Western Digital My Passport - 3TB's weight of 250g is pretty standard compared to most other external hard drive. It is heavier than 55% of all external hard drives when sorted by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The Western Digital My Passport - 3TB is USB powered, as are 80% of external hard drives.

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Has a Password Protection

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

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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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Does Not Have an External Power Adapter

The My Passport - 3TB does not have an external power adapter, although it is worth noting that 78% of external hard disk drives also 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:

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This external hard drive has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

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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 Disks Released?

The most common period for new Western Digital external hard drives to be released in is between January and March.

That means that most of the latest Western Digital external hard drive technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. In January 2018, five new Western Digital external hard drives 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 disks released that month. Six new Western Digital external hard drives were released in October 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases.

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

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

In the first 6 months after release, Western Digital external hard disk drive drop in price by 5% on average. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £9 on a typical £173 new Western Digital external hard drive by waiting 6 months before buying.

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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 87.3%.

Western Digital My Passport - 3TB Specification

Key Features
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USB Powered
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Wi-Fi
Integrated Card Reader
USB Version
Thunderbolt Technology
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USB Connectivity
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Operating System Supported (Mac)
Operating System Supported (Windows)
LED Indicators
Password Protection
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Manufacturer Part Numbers

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