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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing for Gaming Backup

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I use this for my Xbox One X and it works like a dream to store my additional games and saves! Well worth the purchase! Only warning, the cord is tethered to the drive and extremely short.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Smallest and lightest drive EVER!!

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    I seriously couldn't believe how small and light this SSD was. It feels like they forgot to put the drive inside. With the cord conveniently attached and having its own groove to hold it in the back, this is most portable drive I have ever owned and I own close to 20 if not more. It comes with software for both Mac and Windows. I installed the Mac version but I don't think you need to, it just provides more options while using it. The 64 gb drive is a bonus but I am loving the small light form factor of the 1tb ssd. Super portable !! I would highly recommend.

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    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Device is unusable as secure storage for travel

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    Owned for 3 months when reviewed.

    Do yourself a favor and don't buy one if you care about your storage device being secured. THIS DEVICE HAS NO SECURITY AT ALL! This is a huge dissapointment from WD, a company I have come to trust until now. I have been using WD storage drives since 2010. I love the ability to password protect the drives I purchase from them. I opened the package on this one today in order to set it up for a secure backup and couldn't get the security software that comes with all WD drives to work. I updated the apps/software as instructed but still couldn't set a password to secure the drive. After contacting WD via phone I was told they would send me instructions for fixing the problem via email. Instead they sent me an email stating that their password security doesn't work on this drive. I am now stuck with a very expensive SSD drive custom designed "for travel" with NO ability to set even a basic password for data protection. After nearly ten years as a loyal WD customer, I am now done with all WD products. Best buy won't take returns on this item either. I don't blame Best Buy since the device was purchased in December with plans for use for travel in June. The device is also now opened so Best Buy can't be expected to eat the cost. I do hope Best Buy will note on their web page that this is not a securable device so they don't unwittingly support misleading advertising of this faulty product. This is a quote from the email WD sent me today. "I understand that you are facing issue while using the WD Security with My Passport Go SSD. I apologize for the incorrect information over the call. Please allow us to inform you that My Passport Go SSD is not compatible with WD Security application and will not work with this application. " They then told me to reply to the email with questions or to call the same number that gave me incorrect information before. I say again. DON'T Buy if you want the password protected security that previous WD storage devices came with. This device is not securable.

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for expanding storage on Xbox One X

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    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

    This is really the best accessory you can buy for a Xbox One X. Not only do you double your storage capacity, but you will be wowed on how much faster games will load now. Its a startling difference. I already had a 4 TB WD Passport drive for my Xbox so I only install the games I play the most on the SSD. The USB cable is very short and does not detach from the hard drive so you basically have to sit it right on top on the console. And you will hear the console fan spin up a lot more often while reading from this drive but it is nothing to be concerned with.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Just plug it in and ready to use

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    I use two 1TB drives (one for file management and 1 for backup) by plugging them into a USB 3 hub. Access is fast (much faster than spinning drives) and the connection has never failed for a number of weeks now. I haven't used the 64GB thumb drives, but I plugged them both in and would work fine also. Two separate purchases that are problem free. They come with the WD Discovery SW app which I installed which lets one select more than these drives that also support security and backup features, but since I only use these within my protected home network, I haven't tried those features out.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    ssd and flash drive

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    i amd not a computer geek. the ssd is used to keep back up on my trainz sim and hopefully the flash can and will be used in by Kia Sedona van for music. at 71 years of age i am still learning. my first flash drive.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Very good Hard Drive

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    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

    Very good Hard Drive but I should have went with the SSD because of all the banging around in my backpack.

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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Great deal on special sale - 1 TB SSD - Quality?

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    The price I considered this 1 TB SSD to be a good deal. But the build of this portable drive is simply plastic. Cord is built into the device which is nice but it is much bigger than it needs to be. Recommend one of the cases if you want to keep it for awhile. The USB flash drive is a cheap give it away drive. Now a days, 1 TB is not all that much memory. It is best for quick storage of photos or documents or transferring some data. Looking forward to the prices of SSD coming down and their size increasing to SATA drives. Worked well. Great sale price. But the quality of the material used less than I was hoping for.

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great option for Xbox One X

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

    I purchased this on sale and was unsure if I would keep it. I wound up using the thumbdrive to make a copy of Windows 10 to reinstall the OS on an internal SSD that went bad on my new Cyberpower PC. I then installed this WD SSD on my Xbox One X and I was surprised at the speed. It's not a significant speed increase but it is noticeable. I would recommend this if you want to boost your Xbox experience.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Gud Stuff

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    I like the physical size of this solid-state storage device as it is larger than a USB 'stick' and not easily lost. It is obviously light as it does not have a spinning disk, and the USB connector stows away nicely behind it and flush. The 500 GB size fits my needs and is a good value. I am buying several so I can save pictures in one, documents and other files in another, backup my laptop in yet another one. I wish it came in several colors so I can tell them apart, but it's just as easy to stick a label on it.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Passport to go bundle

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I was looking for a external, portable, SSD drive and found it at Best Buy on special. It was during the self harbor in the house, but they had a delivery system that worked very well. I was able to drive up, tell them the order information and drove off with my SSD drive. So far so good. I was able to pull what I needed onto the drive without issues and carry it to where I need to go. Good product, good promotion, good seller.

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Wow! It's small and light!

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    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

    This external drive is no heavier than the usual SSD drive. I anticipated the case to add weight and size, but those days are gone. The cable permanently attached at one end, but has a neat clip in hole on the back to store it.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Fast, Compact an solid.

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I bought this SSD drive on sale to use as a backup for music files. It is very small and compact and has its own 3.0 connector attached that stores away in the casing. It would have been nice if it was a bit longer, but nonetheless ok. Accessing the music files off of it is very quick and up to now have had n problems with it. Added bonus you get a 64 GB thumb drive for free.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    New technology to store 1 TB

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

    I have enjoyed WD products for portable hard drives and moving to SSD is the way to go. This 1 TB product is of course light weight and the overall form is small enough to fit in your pocket, albeit if you don't mind a square about 3 in x 2 in and minimal depth. I did have a problem with my first one that I had to exchange after it froze and wasn't recognized by the laptop. Prices will drop over time and that will be to the good as the price (here $149) is the limiting factor.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    WD EXTERNAL BACK UP DRIVE

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Just used it today for the first time, drive downloaded quickly and for a change because its an SSD drive...no moving parts. I have already lost three back up usb drives to disc failure. Looking forward to a bigger and better future with this one.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Super-compact, good price!

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    I knew this SSD was going to be small - I mean, look at it next to that USB flash drive - but dang, the unboxing still had me surprised. So far this has delivered the high level of quality I expect from WD. Very good price with this Best Buy exclusive product. Just buy it!

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    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    This is the second posting of my review

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I am quite pleased with the speed and performance of both the Passport Go and the USB flash. Both drives have serve there respective purposes well. I would purchase again. Since I am updating at about the 6 week mark, the drives have been in light use primarily as transfer of files. The devices are as advertised and I am very pleased with them. However, this is the second time that I have posted a review for this product.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Compact & Powerful

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Ordering this online for store pick up, I assumed it would be as clunky as my older WD Passport external drive. Nope!! Un-boxing revealed a palm sized wonder. This device is quiet, and small with a huge capacity. Transfer speed is average, but can easily be overlooked. Data cord is short, but a simple USB extension cord will do. If you see it on sale....BUY IT!!

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great portable SSD drive, with nice bonus!

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    This drive came up on the daily deals at Best Buy. And a great buy it was, a 1 tb SSD drive, with a bonus 64 gb flash drive, both from Western Digital, and only a little over one hundred dollars. The drive works great! It comes with a regular USB 3.0 connector. It’s fast and reliable, couldn’t be nicer.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Like the external hard drive

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    Owned for 11 months when reviewed.

    I have a WD external that is not solid state but purchased this for a higher level of reliability. For very important info or photos I would suggest the solid state. Both are easy to use and I am certainly not a tech genius.

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    I would recommend this to a friend