Western Digital My Passport Studio 2011 USB2/FireWire WDBALG / WDBK8A
Handsome, compact chassis.
Enormous 2 TB capacity.
FireWire 800 and USB 2,0 cables included.
Excellent dollar per gigabyte value.
Equipped with dual interfaces.
Offers good throughput.
Rugged metal enclosure.
Includes security software.
Does not support USB 3,0 or Thunderbolt.
Comes with shorter warranty than some competing products.
By Photography Bay on May 24, 2012
The latest bus-powered compact drives are available in capacities up to 2TB. If there’s one thing that photo and video shooters can’t get enough of, it’s storage space for the growing file sizes we’re dealing with.The new...-
By Macworld UK on May 17, 2012
Until recently the highest storage capacity that we’d seen in a portable hard disk was Seagate’s 1.5TB GoFlex drive. However, Western Digital has upped the ante even further with its new My Passport Studio, which weighs in with a full 2TB of...80
By PC Mag on May 03, 2012
It doesn't reinvent the wheel, but the WD My Passport Studio (2TB) gives users what they want—enormous capacity and fast performance, all in an attractive package that shares the MacBook aesthetic. ...80
By StorageReview on April 05, 2012
When we looked at the lower-capacity My Passport Studio last year, we loved the redesign, which included a super durable machined alloy body and attractive two-tone finish. The latest version bumps the capacity offering up to 2TB, adding only a few...-
By Techworld on March 19, 2012
The My Passport Studio looks good and is overall a decent drive. But it lags in the speed department and has a security app that doesn't disappear without...-
By Macworld on March 16, 2012
Western Digital’s latest My Passport Studio has a solid build and multiple connections, but slow transfer speeds and a preinstalled security app hamstring an otherwise decent drive. Complete Coverage Review: My Passport Studio 1TB Ratings Pricing...-
By Macworld Australia on March 02, 2012
This is a robust device that performs well and is designed for Mac users. It comes in 500GB and 1TB capacities.Related Tags: external drive, macworld, macworld australia, My Passport Studio, western digital Be Sociable, Share! Print this article...90
By PC Mag on January 31, 2012
The Western Digital My Passport Studio (1TB) is a capacious and speedy external hard drive for those who need quick, home studio?quality storage in a portable package, but don't want to wait for Thunderbolt drives to become affordable....80
By PC Advisor on October 13, 2011
We’re almost inclined to excuse the 2011 WD My Passport Studio’s continuing omission of Thunderbolt. This sturdy example of high-tech engineering may stretch the pocket in more way than one, but it’s worth every pound and gramme of it....90
By StorageReview on October 06, 2011
Western Digital has done a great job giving the My Passport Studio a makeover, while upping the capacity to 1TB. The drive looks very nice and even with a Scorpio Blue inside, it still delivers respectable 83.2MB/s reads and 73.4MB/s writes over...-