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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb

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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb
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Excellent Brand
89
Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
97
Value for Money
Excellent
86
Age
20 Months Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and affordable 230g external hard drive, good for ALL the cat pictures.
230g Yes 4TB No Jun 2017
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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

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 49% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb number 5 in high capacity hard drives and number 8 across all external hard drives.

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Kagoo Score
80
Brand Rating
90
Features
98
Value for Money
86
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88

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

Western Digital is an excellent external hard drive brand.
At over a year old this external hard drive is slightly out of date, and newer external hard disks with more up to date technology are available. View the latest external hard drives 2019.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average 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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Key Reasons For and Against

Bigger than average hard drive capacity
USB powered
Very light
Average data transfer rate
Does not have a Wi-Fi
Bigger Than Average Hard Drive Capacity
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External hard disk drive have hard drive capacities of between 1GB and 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 70% of all external hard disk drive when ranked by this feature.

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Average Data Transfer Rate
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The Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb's data transfer rate of 5,000 Mbit/s is relatively typical compared to most other external harddisk. It is in the fastest 54% of all external harddisk when sorted 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 hard disks.

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Very Light
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External hard disks have weights of between 41g and 12kg, and the average weight is 710g. The WD Elements Portable - 4Tb's weight 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

Like most other external hard disks, the WD Elements Portable - 4Tb does not have a Wi-Fi. 97% of external hard disk drives 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:

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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Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb Release Date

June 2017

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When Are Most New Western Digital External Hard Drives Released?

The most common period for new Western Digital external hard drives to be released in is between September and October.

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. The biggest month last year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases was September, with eight new Western Digital external hard disk drive released that month. 10 new Western Digital external harddisk were released in March 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Western Digital external hard drive releases. In October 2016, six new Western Digital external hard drive were released 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 hard disk drive drop in price by 0% in the first 6 months after release, however Western Digital external hard disk drive tend to depreciate faster.

New Western Digital external hard disks drop in price by an average of 2% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. That means that on a typical Western Digital external hard drive costing £176 you could save on average £3 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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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 80%.

Western Digital WD Elements Portable - 4Tb Specification

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Weight
USB Powered
Hard Drive Capacity
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Wi-Fi
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Thunderbolt Technology
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USB Connector
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Operating Temperature (T-T)
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Product Identifiers

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 00718037855981,  05706998234483

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