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Western Digital My Passport X

Western Digital My Passport X
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Reviews
396 Reviews + 4 Awards
88
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
86
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
4 Years Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
The highest scoring external hard drive under £100, great for a large amount of cat pictures. Our review analysis indicates that this external hard drive has a big storage capacity, very fast read/write speed and it's really easy to setup.
Features We Love:
Very light (230g)
USB powered
hardwarebbq.com Recommended to Shortlist tecnogaming.com Recommended razorman.net Gold wavepc.pl Recommended
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5,000 Mbit/s
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital My Passport X number 2 across all external hard drives and number 2 in medium capacity hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
96
Reviews
88
Features
94
Popularity
86
Value for Money
79
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 89?

purchasers report that it has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this external hard drive to others. This external hard drive has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from Tecnogaming.com plus two other sites and a "Gold" award from Razorman.net.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer external harddisk with better features are available. However this Western Digital external hard drive has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The My Passport X has some great features:
Very light
USB powered
Expand your xbox one or xbox 360 gaming experience
More zombies, more race tracks, more worlds to conquer
Play anywhere
Performance tweaked
No sweat setup
Sleek design with high capacity

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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Average Review Score

4.2 stars (396 reviews)

80%

of Customers Would Recommend
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316 Reviews
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2 Recommended Awards

The Western Digital My Passport X has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites wavepc.pl and tecnogaming.com.
Recommended from wavepc.pl Recommended from tecnogaming.com

Recommended to Shortlist Award

It's received a Recommended to Shortlist Award from hardwarebbq.com.
Recommended to Shortlist from hardwarebbq.com

Gold Award

The Western Digital My Passport X has received a Gold Award from razorman.net.
Gold from razorman.net

What Are People Saying About the Western Digital My Passport X?

Fast Read/write Speed
20
3
Price
38
5
Ease of Use
34
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Capacity
22
3
Size and Weight
22
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Design
9
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Noise Level
4
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Robustness
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The Vast Majority of People Thought This External Hard Drive Had a Good Price
  • ... have an Xbox One, then you probably already know that every game requires a great deal of storage space on the internal hard drive Heck, Halo: The Master ...
    geekdad.com 24 May 2015
  • ... xbox360 hard drive. Its sleek and sturdy, doesn't run hot and was an excellent value for the price...
    James - Bestbuy.com 29 May 2017
  • ... for a larger (size wise) external drive and this smaller one. More memory for better price and this connected so easy!
    JeepGirl - Bestbuy.com 9 May 2017
  • Best Buy had the best price on the item I was looking for...the hard drives perform as they were designed to do. Product came before expected, and undamaged. ...
    ChrisC - Bestbuy.com 29 Jan 2016
  • Most Owners Thought it Was Solidly Made

    Three people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was reliable.

  • Purchased for my Xbox one. It's been fully reliable and all our games are stored there. No issues deceted yet. :)...
    Compusmurf - Bestbuy.com 4 Aug 2015
  • This drive is really fast and extremely reliable for Xbox one...
    Cassebn - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2017
  • ... Buy in my area just 20 minutes before closing, asked one of the workers which of the USB drives was reliable and speedy. He picked out the WD passport. ...
    Gadgeteer2 - Bestbuy.com 27 Apr 2017
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was an excellent size, was really compact and was easy to carry around.

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    A Brilliant Size
    10 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Perfect size fits right on top of the console and works great. I currently have 6 games stored and Halo 5...
    Kstuff - Bestbuy.com 23 Sep 2015
  • Love this drive. It is the perfect size for backing up my computer and having additional space if needed...
    Jjbaker - Bestbuy.com 6 Oct 2017
  • Perfect size, portable, usb powered very convenient for traveling...
    Chris - Bestbuy.com 20 May 2016
  • Works great and is the perfect size! No complaints...
    AIMEE - Bestbuy.com 2 Jun 2016
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    Really Compact
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Carry Around
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought This External Hard Drive Was Nicely Designed

    Several people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was very good-looking and was well designed.

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    Very Good-Looking
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... I've owned work flawlessly. I own 3 now and never had any issues. Good look for the Xbox One...
    Bandrade3 - Bestbuy.com 21 Apr 2017
  • So far so good. I like it. Got it on a one day sale so pretty good for the price...
    Coolkyle1989 - Bestbuy.com 7 Nov 2016
  • ... hooking up to my Xbox One S. I only had one hick-up with configuring to the console which was pretty easily solved after some research. After configuration ...
    LCPilgrim - Bestbuy.com 16 Nov 2017
  • ... extra hd space for my Xbox one. It takes on a look closely resembling the Xbox one so it blends well sitting next to it. 2tb is enough room to last a long ...
    Bigbri76 - Bestbuy.com 11 Sep 2015
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    Well Designed
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Many Owners Thought it Was Easy to Use

    More than 20 people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was very easy to setup and over 10 people thought that it was also really easy to use.

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    Very Easy to Setup
    20 people agree
    No people disagree
  • This was recommended from BB employee. Have had no problems and was easy to set up...
    Middy - Bestbuy.com 29 Dec 2015
  • ... hardrives for my ps4 since the internal drive filled up so quick. Really easy to set up and works perfectly!
    Stuart - Bestbuy.com 6 Jul 2017
  • This hard drive was easy to set up and worked perfect with my xbox one...
    Mstiver - Bestbuy.com 15 Dec 2016
  • This hard drive was extremely easy to set up and runs all my games easily with no problems at all. Plus, you can pack it up and use it on any Xbox, just ...
    Daniel - Bestbuy.com 6 Dec 2016
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    Very Easy to Use
    14 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some Owners Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    Two people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X had a powerful motor.

  • ... rate. Games load nearly as fast as on a conventional SATA drive. Doesn't require external power. Walletsized. Somewhat poor build quality. Rather pricey ...
    in.ign.com 27 Nov 2015
  • ... up quick. This expansion is simple and frees up your hard drive for more processing power making games load quicker...
    Ender - Bestbuy.com 4 Aug 2015
  • One Customer Thought it Was Not Good in Terms of Connectivity
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    Some People Thought the Western Digital My Passport X Had Good Technical Guidance

    Two people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X had a good recipe book.

  • Works well with my mac book wonderful product love...
    Tanaebling - Bestbuy.com 10 Feb 2018
  • ... Easy installation to the Xbox just plug in and follow directions. Worth the money in my book...
    Cyber - Bestbuy.com 14 Oct 2015
  • Four People Thought the Western Digital My Passport X Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Three people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was very quiet.

  • ... up to 2Tb external drives for game storage! Works great, WD quality, totally silent. White LED flashes allthe time, but it faces the wall and i don't even ...
    T00LF00L - Bestbuy.com 13 Oct 2015
  • It's a good solid, quiet drive, and it did improve the overall performance speeds of Fallout 4...
    Spartan - Bestbuy.com 13 Jan 2016
  • ... far. It's small and light enough for me to carry in my laptop bag and very quiet. This has been a good purchase for the price...
    Soccerstar1981 - Bestbuy.com 21 Jun 2017
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought This External Hard Drive Had a Large Capacity

    More than 20 people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X had a big storage capacity.

  • Huge storage. It's worth the $20 more than the 1 TB external hard drive. Works great...
    Happy - Bestbuy.com 22 Jan 2019
  • Awesome external storage for videos pictures or adding storage to your PlayStation or Xbox...
    Falsedragonhead - Bestbuy.com 26 Nov 2017
  • Works perfect for adding storage for your xbox one. Works flawlessly with no problems and set up is only a few click...
    Cole - Bestbuy.com 2 Dec 2016
  • Just plug it in and it works! Instant storage! Easy to use!
    Kristin - Bestbuy.com 6 Feb 2017
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had a Fast Read/write Speed

    Over 20 people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X had a very fast read/write speed.

  • This hard drive seems to be as fast as the internal hard drive on my PC. Other drives "go to sleep" if not being used and there is a delay when they are ...
    Cheezhed - Bestbuy.com 11 Jun 2016
  • It plugged in and works awesome, works really fast and really does match the look of the xbox one...
    Drakozen - Bestbuy.com 16 Apr 2015
  • ... up to my pictures and started using it for everything. Loads super fast works seamlessly with my Mac...
    Jennymga26 - Bestbuy.com 11 Aug 2017
  • Once formated to my gaming sytem, installing/downloading games to hard drive was fast! On top of that, it takes little to no time to load up saved games...
    Madafied - Bestbuy.com 10 Aug 2017
  • How Good Are Western Digital External Hard Disk?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Very light
    USB powered
    ok hard drive capacity
    ok data transfer rate
    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 My Passport X of 2TB is ok compared to most other external hard disks. It is bigger than 47% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature.

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    The My Passport X's data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s is ok compared to most other external hard drives. It is in the fastest 62% of all external harddisk when ordered by this feature.

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    Very Light
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    The My Passport X's weight of only 230g is lighter than 66% of all external hard disks when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all external hard disks is 710g, with the lightest being 41g and the heaviest being 12kg.

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    USB Powered
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    The My Passport X is USB powered, as are 80% of external hard disks.

    What does "USB powered" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

    The Western Digital My Passport X does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external hard disks also do not have a Wi-Fi.

    What is a Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Does Not Have an External Power Adapter

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

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Western Digital My Passport X has been listed on Kagoo since February 2017 and is currently ranked number 2 out of 355 external hard drives.
    86
    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 X, 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.

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money

    Western Digital My Passport X
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £69.33 it is cheaper than 54% of external harddisk.

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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought this external hard drive had a good price
    79
    Age

    Western Digital My Passport X Release Date

    April 2015

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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 X

    QWhat is the weight of the Western Digital My Passport X?
    AThe Western Digital My Passport X is a 230 grams external hard drive.
    QIs the Western Digital My Passport X USB powered?
    AYes, the Western Digital My Passport X is USB powered.
    QWhat is the hard drive capacity of the Western Digital My Passport X?
    AThe Western Digital My Passport X is a 2,000 gigabytes external hard drive.
    QDoes the Western Digital My Passport X have a Wi-Fi?
    ANo, the Western Digital My Passport X does not have a Wi-Fi.
    QDoes the Western Digital My Passport X have a fingerprint reader?
    ANo, the Western Digital My Passport X does not have a fingerprint reader.
    QWhat available colours does the Western Digital My Passport X have?
    AThe Western Digital My Passport X has a black colour.
    QWhat is the data transfer rate of the Western Digital My Passport X?
    AThe Western Digital My Passport X has a data transfer rate of 5,000 megabits per second.
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    Western Digital My Passport X Specification

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    Weight
    USB Powered
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    Wi-Fi
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    Thunderbolt Technology
    USB Connector Type
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    Operating System Supported (Mac)
    Operating System Supported (Windows)
    LED Indicators
    Fingerprint Reader
    Colour
    Plug and Play
    Performance
    Data Transfer Rate
    Power
    External Power Adapter
    Input Voltage
    Bus Power
    Bus Powered
    Operational Conditions
    Storage Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Weight & Dimensions
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    Depth
    Width
    Packaging Data
    User Guide
    Cables Included
    Other Features
    Connectivity Technology

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    western digital wdbcrm0020bbkeesn, western digital 728121, western digital usb30

    Barcodes

     00718037837864,  00718037837918,  04053162882331,  04828591486531

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