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Western Digital My Passport X

Western Digital My Passport X
97
Reviews
405 Reviews + 3 Awards
87
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
85
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
4 Years Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
The highest scoring medium capacity hard drive on the market, with a Gold award from two expert review websites and an additional award from another expert site and a reasonable price. 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 use.
Features We Love:
USB powered
gadgetgear.nl Gold hardwarebbq.com Recommended to Shortlist
2TB
5,000 Mbit/s
DATA TRANSFER
230g
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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. There was a cheaper price of £66.05 at Ebuyer 42 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 67% chance that the price of the Western Digital My Passport X will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to £7 over this period.

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital My Passport X number 1 across all external hard drives and number 1 in medium capacity hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
88
Features
96
Popularity
85
Value for Money
79
Age

89

89
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 89?

our review analysis indicates that it has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this external hard drive to others. This external hard drive has received three awards including a "Gold" award from Gadgetgear.nl plus one other site and a "Recommended" award from Hardwarebbq.com.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer external hard disk drive 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:
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
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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Average Review Score

4.5 stars (395 reviews)

79%

of Customers Would Recommend
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313 Reviews
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59 Reviews
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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 gadgetgear.nl.
Gold from gadgetgear.nl

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

Fast Read/write Speed
24
2
Ease of Use
37
0
Price
31
4
Capacity
22
2
Size and Weight
17
2
Design
11
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Noise Level
4
0
Robustness
3
0
Features
3
0
Connectivity
0
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The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • 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
  • ... 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
  • ... simple to use, and really nice. The design is high quality and the price was perfect for what I need...
    ProfFarnsworth8 - Bestbuy.com 18 May 2017
  • Good price for this usb port. I wasn't sure which one I needed and the salesman was very helpful...
    Caro - Bestbuy.com 21 Jul 2017
  • Four People Thought the Western Digital My Passport X Was Robust

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

  • I really love how small this drive is. It's well built and very dependable...
    Brian1976 - Bestbuy.com 29 Oct 2016
  • This drive is really fast and extremely reliable for Xbox one...
    Cassebn - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2017
  • It seems reliable, is fast enough and the price is great. For those of us that can remember when disk space got to the point that it ONLY cost $1 per meg, ...
    Screvitz - Bestbuy.com 27 Dec 2016
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the Western Digital My Passport X Was Good in Terms of Size

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

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    An Outstanding Size
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Perfect size hard drive for my xbox one. Fits right onto and blends right in. Only con is that there is a bright led light that blinks every few seconds, ...
    Aflatness - Bestbuy.com 30 Jul 2015
  • I'm giving this external HD 5 stars. Good size, and is faster than the HD on the X1s system due to USB 3.0...
    Badradio - Bestbuy.com 16 Sep 2016
  • Good size, seems to be fairly quick, very quite drive. Hooked up to xbox one really easy...
    Jdmayolo - Bestbuy.com 12 Oct 2016
  • ... one. This product reached my need. And it is very easy to set up and good size to carry.It also very fast to back up ang very light to keep it. I am very ...
    Lovecurry - Bestbuy.com 18 Oct 2016
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    Easy to Carry Around
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Compact
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Thin
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Nicely Designed

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

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    Well Designed
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... product was plug and play, very simple to use, and really nice. The design is high quality and the price was perfect for what I need...
    ProfFarnsworth8 - Bestbuy.com 18 May 2017
  • It is slim design and fast access with usb 3.0.it works great for my server backup...
    Cool2013 - Bestbuy.com 6 Jun 2016
  • ... drive for all your storage needs. Formatted properly for Mac as stated. Nice sleek design...
    Mikewhobmxr21 - Bestbuy.com 8 Dec 2016
  • I use this with my Xbox One. Nice design to match the console and great space for plenty of stuff...
    Petey - Bestbuy.com 21 May 2015
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    Good-Looking
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Many People Thought the Western Digital My Passport X Was Easy to Use

    Over 10 people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was very easy to setup and to use.

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    Really Easy to Setup
    18 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... deal for a 2 TB drive. Gives your 500 GB One much needed storage space. Easy to set up. Works flawlessly...
    Blynes - Bestbuy.com 23 Oct 2015
  • It was extremely easy to set up. Works great. The only thing I don't like is it never turns off...
    Loe702 - Bestbuy.com 9 Sep 2015
  • ... for to get new and portabl one. This product reached my need. And it is very easy to set up and good size to carry.It also very fast to back up ang very ...
    Lovecurry - Bestbuy.com 18 Oct 2016
  • It has the space we need and was simple to set up...
    Jacques - Bestbuy.com 7 Apr 2016
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    Very Easy to Use
    18 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought it Had Good 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 Owner Thought it Was Not Easily Connectable to Other Devices
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    Four People Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level

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

  • ... away. The store clerk recommended me this hard drive and it worked great. Its quiet, feel durable, and lots of space for games compare to original xbox ...
    ActionJ - Bestbuy.com 29 Nov 2016
  • ... small & compact & you do not need to plug in a separate power supply. It's very quiet. Plus buying it on sale for $99 is a great deal...
    TonyNY5272 - Bestbuy.com 19 May 2017
  • ... 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
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought the Western Digital My Passport X Had a Large Capacity

    Over 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
  • Super storage with so many up side features. If you own a X-BOX you will love this device...
    Demonofdoom - Bestbuy.com 9 Sep 2016
  • Storage system is awesome. I don't regret this purchase!
    JM125871 - Bestbuy.com 29 Nov 2018
  • 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
  • Over 20 People Thought This External Hard Drive Had a Fast Read/write Speed

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

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    Has a Really Fast Read/write Speed
    25 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... is very easy to set up and good size to carry.It also very fast to back up ang very light to keep it. I am very happy to use it...
    Lovecurry - Bestbuy.com 18 Oct 2016
  • This drive is really fast and extremely reliable for Xbox one...
    Cassebn - Bestbuy.com 4 Mar 2017
  • I was happy this thing had a USB 3.0 as I bought it for videos. It has fast speeds and can store a lot...
    Boreas - Bestbuy.com 18 Oct 2016
  • It seems reliable, is fast enough and the price is great. For those of us that can remember when disk space got to the point that it ONLY cost $1 per meg, ...
    Screvitz - Bestbuy.com 27 Dec 2016
  • View All Reviews About Fast
    Has a Fast Read/write Speed
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees

    How Good Are Western Digital External Hard Drive?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    USB powered
    ok hard drive capacity
    ok data transfer rate
    ok weight
    Does not have a Wi-Fi
    Does not have an external power adapter

    What the Reviews Say

    Four people thought the Western Digital My Passport X was robust
    The vast majority of customers thought the Western Digital My Passport X was good in terms of size
    The vast majority of people thought it was nicely designed
    Many people thought the Western Digital My Passport X was easy to use
    Some people thought it had good technical features
    Four people thought it had an acceptable noise level
    9 out of 10 people thought the Western Digital My Passport X had a large capacity
    Over 20 people thought this external hard drive had a fast read/write speed
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    The hard drive capacity of the Western Digital My Passport X of 2TB is ok compared to most other external hard disk. It is bigger than 60% of all external hard disks when ordered by this feature.

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

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    The My Passport X's weight of 230g is ok compared to most other external harddisks. It is heavier than 64% of all external hard disk drives when sorted by this feature.

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    USB Powered
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    The My Passport X is USB powered. 80% of external hard disk also are USB powered.

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    Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

    The My Passport X does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external hard disk 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 disk, the My Passport X does not have an external power adapter. 78% of external hard drives do not have an external power adapter.

    Chart Hide Chart What is an external power adapter? Less Edit
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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 1 out of 396 external hard drives.
    85
    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.

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    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of customers thought it was fairly priced
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    Age

    Western Digital My Passport X Release Date

    April 2015

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    When Are Most New Western Digital External Hard Disks Released?

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

    Five new Western Digital external harddisks were released in January 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. In 2017 most new Western Digital external harddisk were released in March, with 10 new Western Digital external harddisk released that month. October was the biggest month in 2016 for new Western Digital external hard disk, with six new Western Digital external hard disk released that month.

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

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

    On average, in the first 6 months after release, Western Digital external hard drives drop in price by 5%. On a typical new Western Digital external hard drive costing £135, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £7.

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    79% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Recommended to Shortlist from hardwarebbq.com Gold from gadgetgear.nl
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    Western Digital My Passport X Specification

    Key Features
    Weight
    USB Powered
    Hard Drive Capacity
    Ports & Interfaces
    Wi-Fi
    USB Version
    Thunderbolt Technology
    USB Connector Type
    USB Data Transfer Rates
    USB Connectivity
    Maximum Data Transfer Rate
    USB Connector
    Hard Drive
    Device Type
    Hard Drive Size
    Hard Drive Interface
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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)
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    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Packaging Data
    User Guide
    Cables Included
    Other Features
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    Connectivity Technology
    Form Factor

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    western digital wdbcrm0020bbkeesn, western digital 728121, western digital usb30

    Barcodes

     00718037837864,  00718037837918,  04053162882331,  04828591486531

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