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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb
88
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
88
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
81
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but moderately out of date 230g external hard drive, very good for ALL the cat pictures. 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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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb Price History

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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 and outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb number 9 in high capacity hard drives and number 19 across all external hard drives.

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85
Kagoo Score
88
Brand Rating
88
Features
82
Value for Money
86
Age

85

85
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

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 drives 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 WD Elements Portable - 4Tb's hard drive capacity of 4TB is bigger than average when compared to most other external harddisks. It is in the biggest 23% of all external hard disk when ranked by this feature. The smallest hard drive capacity of external hard disk is 1GB, the biggest is 64TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 3.2TB.

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ok Data Transfer Rate
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The data transfer rate of the WD Elements Portable - 4Tb of 5,000 Mbit/s is ok compared to most other external hard disks. It is in the fastest 54% of all external hard disks when ordered by this feature.

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USB Powered
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The WD Elements Portable - 4Tb is USB powered, as are 80% of external harddisk.

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Very Light
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Across all the external hard disk the weights range from 41g to 12kg, and the average weight is 710g. The weight of the WD Elements Portable - 4Tb of only 230g is in the lightest 34% of all external hard disk when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb does not have a Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 97% of external hard disk 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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Age

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb Release Date

June 2017

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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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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 88.1%.

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb Specification

Key Features
Weight
USB Powered
Hard Drive Capacity
Ports & Interfaces
Wi-Fi
USB Version
Thunderbolt Technology
USB Data Transfer Rates
USB Connectivity
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
USB Connector
Hard Drive
File Format System
Device Type
Hard Drive Size
Type
Features
Operating System Supported (Mac)
Operating System Supported (Windows)
LED Indicators
Colour
Plug and Play
Performance
Data Transfer Rate
Power
Bus Powered
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Data
User Guide
Cables Included

Product Identifiers

Barcodes

 00718037855981,  05706998234483

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