Western Digital My Passport USB3 WDBBEP / WDBKXH / WDBY8L

  • Western Digital My Passport USB3 WDBBEP / WDBKXH / WDBY8L
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Based on 27 scores, 33 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    10
  • Good:
    14
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Top capacity.
  • Fast performance.
  • Good-looking.

Cons:

  • Included backup software doesn't allow you to back up on a schedule.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Maximum PC on 80

At 2TB, WD’s My Passport is the largest-capacity USB hard drive we’ve ever tested, and its four chunky 500GB platters rotate at 5,400rpm. In the palm it feels about as thick as a huge English muffin with a piece of ham in the middle, or a water-logged...

By micromart.co.uk on 90

Western Digital's My Passport has the biggest capacity here, at 2TB, but it's not exactly flashy. Its plastic enclosure makes barely any concession to style and, at 230g in weight and 21mm thick, it can't compete with some of the slimmer and lighter...

By ThinkComputers on 90

When it comes down to it the WD My Passport drive is a great choice for someone looking for portable storage that they can easily backup their system with. We reviewed the 500GB version, but the fact that you can get this drive in capacities up to...

By Expert Reviews on 100

A lot of storage in your pocket for a very reasonable price, plus it's pretty quick,...

By tbreak.ae on 80

Although Apple introduced the very fast Thunderbolt interface on Macs over a year ago, the high cost of manufacturing Thunderbolt based storage devices as well as the lack of thunderbolt on the PC side made most hard drive manufacturers shy away from...

By Tech2 on 80

The high scores of the 2TB My Passport clearly show that Western Digital has used a good USB 3.0 controller. You get a solidly-built device and the bundled software does come in very handy for taking backups. The 2TB variant comes in at a hefty price...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

Western Digital’s pint-sized My Passport external hard drive is a neatly designed unit that packs plenty of storage capacity – 2TB nominally, 1.81TB formatted as NTFS – into a case not much bigger than a mobile phone.No power adapter is required: the...

By IT Pro Portal on 70

Rather than reinventing the wheel or introducing any ground-breaking innovations to the realm of portable hard drives, the Western Digital My Passport 2TB simply tweaks what already exists. This is not a bad thing – far from it, since most users are...

By uk.hardware.info on

An external disk with a high capacity, that is the Western Digital My Passport 2TB in a nutshell. At first glance the price, which currently averages about £175, is a bit steep. However, a quick bit of math shows that comes down to about 9p a gigabyte...

By APC Magazine on 90

It used to be the case that if you wanted an external hard drive big enough to back up your entire system, you had to look to mains-powered desktop solutions. Not anymore. WD's new 2TB portable has more capacity than most existing internal drives...

By Photo Answers on 100

The Western Digital My Passport is a small, portable hard drive with a huge capacity – 2TB to be precise (that’s 2000GB). No larger than a standard Passport drive with...

By Techgage on 95

WD's My Passport drive packs a lot of storage into a small enclosure and includes some useful software, to boot. Is it worth its $199 price-tag? Given the absolute lack of competition out there, and also the fact that most 1TB enclosures of this size...

By HEXUS.net on 80

Review: Western Digital My Passport 2TB USB 3.0by Tarinder Sandhu on 5 July 2012, 09:49 4.0 Tags: Western Digital (NYSE:WDC) Quick Link: HEXUS.net/qabi45 Add to My Vault: Ever-tumbling prices of solid-state disks (SSDs) make them tasty propositions...

By hardwarebbq.com on

WD sent a new portable hard drive- 2 TB My Passport drive with USB 3.0 port for evaluation.Time and again, External hard drive has become very useful in more 1 ways: as a backup and as a source for portable storage and with devices such as LCD screens...

By Legit Reviews on

Western Digital brings consumers peace of mind by allowing you to backup a ton of data in a small compact device that will fit in your pocket with the My Passport 2TB USB 3.0 portable external drive! ...

By bit.com.au on 67

There is usually a very distrinct trade-off when it comes to choosing an external hard drive. You can go with portable, USB powered but low data capacity or choose a bulky, high capacity option that needs mains power. It is for this reason that WD's...

By Tech ARP on

With so many choices in the marketplace, external hard disk drives have become somewhat of a commodity, differentiated mainly by storage capacity and price. Hence, branded manufacturers like Seagate and Western Digital try to differentiate their...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Huge capacity and good value, but not particularly fast at writing small files...

By cnet on 83

The WD My Passport Portable makes an excellent portable drive for both desktop and laptop computers, at home or while on the...

By OCModShop on

Using a large external drive makes sense if you don't have to have the data accessible all of the time. You can get cheap 1-terabyte drives to store tons of high-definition videos and music. Using a large external drive for backup also makes sense, as...