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Western Digital My Passport X

Western Digital My Passport X
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Reviews
711 Reviews + 5 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
80
Value for Money
Very Good
69
Age
4 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 230g external hard drive, with a Gold award from two expert review websites and 3 further awards from other expert sites. A number of reviews mentioned that this external hard drive has a big storage capacity, very fast read/write speed and it's really easy to setup.
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There is a 90% 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 £20 over this period.

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital My Passport X number 29 in medium capacity hard drives and number 51 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
92
Reviews
82
Features
92
Popularity
81
Value for Money
69
Age

84

84
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 84?

owners report that it has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this external hard drive to others. This external hard drive has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from Hardwarebbq.com plus two other sites and a "Gold" award from Razorman.net plus one other site.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer external hard drives 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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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.3 stars (711 reviews)

81%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
575 Reviews
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95 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

2 Gold Awards

The Western Digital My Passport X has received a Gold Award from expert review sites gadgetgear.nl and razorman.net.
Gold from gadgetgear.nl Gold from razorman.net

Recommended to Shortlist Award

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

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

Fast Read/write Speed
37
5
Price
62
6
Ease of Use
64
0
Capacity
48
7
Size and Weight
36
3
Design
14
1
Robustness
8
1
Noise Level
6
1
Features
2
3
Support
2
0
Over 60 People Thought it Was Reasonably Priced
  • ... 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
  • Bestbuy had the best deal around on this much needed hard drive for the Xbox One. The games nowadays requires a lot of memory space. So, one of these is ...
    Thesonofbatman - Bestbuy.com 31 Jul 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
  • 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
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Reliable

    Several people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was really reliable and was well made.

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    Really Reliable
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • 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
  • ... X-Box One then this is the one that you need! It's fast and one of the most reliable on the market! I see no cons on this guy...
    Luigi - Bestbuy.com 11 Dec 2016
  • 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
  • View All Reviews About Reliable
    Well Made
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought the Western Digital My Passport X Was Good in Terms of Size

    Over 10 people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was an outstanding size and was very compact. Our analysis also found that eight people thought that it was really easy to carry around.

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    A Very Good Size
    14 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • 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
  • 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
  • ... this backup disk itself. These generally have a great shelf life. Good size for the price. Can recommend this to friends and family easily...
    Azone - Bestbuy.com 17 Apr 2018
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    Very Compact
    13 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Very Easy to Carry Around
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Well Designed

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

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    Very Good-Looking
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
  • When my xbox one was running out of memory and deleted games wasn't an option i look in best buy for a solution and there was a portable hard drive to ...
    TNTbuyer - Bestbuy.com 28 Nov 2015
  • 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
  • ... 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
  • ... could store files on as a backup since I don't use it that often.The drive is pretty quick, but it's not really about speed as much as storage capacity. ...
    Saitzev - Bestbuy.com 4 Jun 2016
  • View All Reviews About Look
    Very Well Designed
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Most Customers Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 20 people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was very easy to setup and to use. Two people also thought that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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    Very Easy to Setup
    33 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... product works perfectly with the Xbox. It has plenty of storage and is very easy to set up...
    Csw16 - Bestbuy.com 30 Jan 2016
  • Works perfect. No issues. Easy to set up. Highly recommended...
    Craigar - Bestbuy.com 23 Jun 2017
  • It has the space we need and was simple to set up...
    Jacques - Bestbuy.com 7 Apr 2016
  • Great purchase. Simple and compact and easy to set up. Basically just plug it in and get 2TB of space...
    Randy88 - Bestbuy.com 21 Jul 2015
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    Very Easy to Use
    30 people agree
    No people disagree
    Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Three People Thought it Had Well Executed 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
  • Some People Thought This External Hard Drive Was Good When it Came to 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
  • Six People Thought it Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Five people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X was very 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
  • ... 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
  • ... 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
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought This External Hard Drive Had a Good Capacity

    Over 40 people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X had a big storage capacity and four people thought that it also had a big capacity.

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    Has a Big Storage Capacity
    49 people agree
    7 people disagree
  • ... WD's Passport X is a convenient and simple storage solution for Xbox One users wanting more space for game installs...Incredibly simple setup. Plenty of ...
    techradar.com/au/ 10 Dec 2015
  • ... WD's Passport X is a convenient and simple storage solution for Xbox One users wanting more space for game installs...Incredibly simple setup. Plenty of ...
    Techradar 11 Dec 2015
  • ... capacity on Xbox One. plugged in, and it was ready to go! very simple, fantastic storage space. all I could ask for...
    Jokerize - Bestbuy.com 14 Dec 2016
  • ... great source for a USB purchase, as they carry drives which put fantastic storage capability in the palm of your hand!
    Seattlesea - Bestbuy.com 10 Dec 2016
  • View All Reviews About Storage
    Has a Big Capacity
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the Western Digital My Passport X Had a Fast Read/write Speed

    More than 30 people thought that the Western Digital My Passport X had a very fast read/write speed.

  • 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
  • Works well. I used it for backup in my desktop.It's fast with USB 3.0...
    Wooc - Bestbuy.com 5 May 2018
  • ... backup drive to back up my hard drive prior to upgrading to Windows 10. It is fast, reliable, and easy to use. Would highly recommend...
    Lovelandteach - Bestbuy.com 8 Sep 2016
  • ... easy to use. Used it to back up all documents and pictures. Everything transferred fairly fast and with no problems...
    Ligili - Bestbuy.com 18 Jun 2017
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

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

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought it was reliable
    9 out of 10 people thought the Western Digital My Passport X was good in terms of size
    The vast majority of people thought it was well designed
    Most customers thought it was easy to use
    Three people thought it had well executed technical features
    Some people thought this external hard drive was good when it came to technical guidance
    Six people thought it had an acceptable noise level
    The vast majority of customers thought this external hard drive had a good capacity
    The vast majority of customers thought the Western Digital My Passport X had a fast read/write speed
    Average Hard Drive Capacity
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    The hard drive capacity of the Western Digital My Passport X of 2TB is fairly average compared to most other external harddisks. It is in the biggest 40% of all external harddisks when ranked by this feature.

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    Average Data Transfer Rate
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    The data transfer rate of the My Passport X of 5,000 Mbit/s is fairly typical compared to most other external hard drive. It is faster than 38% of all external harddisks when ranked by this feature.

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    Average Weight
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    The weight of the Western Digital My Passport X of 230g is relatively standard compared to most other external hard disk drives. It is heavier than 64% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature.

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

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    Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

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

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    Does Not Have an External Power Adapter

    The My Passport X does not have an external power adapter, although this is within the context that 78% of external hard drives also 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 51 out of 425 external hard drives.
    81
    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:

    High-End
    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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    What the Reviews Say

    Over 60 people thought it was reasonably priced
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    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 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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    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)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Packaging Data
    User Guide
    Cables Included
    Other Features
    Connectivity Technology

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    western digital wdbcrm0020bbkeesn, western digital wes100169, western digital usb30

    Barcodes

     00718037837864,  00718037837918,  04053162882331,  04828591486531

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