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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb
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Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
91
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
2 Years Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but marginally out of date 230g external hard drive, with a good price. It is USB powered and has a hard drive capacity of 4TB.
Features We Love:
Big hard drive capacity (4TB)
USB powered
Very light (230g)
4TB
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.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb we calculated that there is a 90% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With excellent features, we have ranked the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb number 4 in high capacity hard drives and number 9 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
87
Brand Rating
91
Features
85
Value for Money
88
Age

88

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

Western Digital is an excellent external hard drive brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better external hard disk are available.
This external hard drive has some great features:
Big hard drive capacity
USB powered
Very light
Simple, fast and portable
High-capacity in a sleek design
Power up with USB 3.0
Plug-and-play simplicity
Wd quality inside and out

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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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Big hard drive capacity
USB powered
Very light
ok data transfer rate
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Big Hard Drive Capacity
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The smallest hard drive capacity of external hard disks is 1GB, the biggest is 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB. The hard drive capacity of the WD Elements Portable - 4Tb of 4TB is bigger than average when compared to most other external hard drives. It is bigger than 80% of all external hard disks when ordered by this feature.

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ok Data Transfer Rate
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The WD Elements Portable - 4Tb's data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s is ok compared to most other external hard disks. It is in the fastest 48% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb is USB powered. 80% of external hard disks also are USB powered.

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Very Light
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External hard drive have weights of between 41g and 12kg, and the average weight is 710g. The weight of the WD Elements Portable - 4Tb of only 230g is lighter than 65% of all external hard disks when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The WD Elements Portable - 4Tb does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external harddisks also do not have a Wi-Fi.

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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 WD Elements Portable - 4Tb, 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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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb
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Price

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 60% of external harddisk, it has good features but is over 6 months old and at £91.92 it seems like great value for money overall.

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Value for Money of Similar External Hard Drives

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Age

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb Release Date

June 2017

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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 WD Elements Portable - 4Tb

QWhat is the weight of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb is a 230 grams external hard drive.
QIs the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb USB powered?
AYes, the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb is USB powered.
QWhat is the hard drive capacity of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb is a 4,000 gigabytes external hard drive.
QDoes the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb have a Wi-Fi?
ANo, the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb does not have a Wi-Fi.
QWhat available colours does the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb have?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb has a black colour.
QWhat is the data transfer rate of the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb?
AThe Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb has a data transfer rate of 5,000 megabits per second.
Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb. However we have checked the rating of all Western Digital external hard drives and the average score is 95%.

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb Specification

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Weight
USB Powered
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Wi-Fi
USB Version
Thunderbolt Technology
USB Data Transfer Rates
USB Connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
USB Connector
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Operating System Supported (Windows)
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Plug and Play
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Power
Bus Powered
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Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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User Guide
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

western digital wdbu6y0040bbkwesn, western digital wes100271

Barcodes

 00718037855981,  00718037859477,  05706998234483

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