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WD - Easystore 1TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 5252 reviews

97%
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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Check it out!

    Posted
    G0nz0122
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    Portable -Check Lightweight -Check Powered by USB- check. Works with Xbox one or Ps4- check. It checks all the boxes and does so in a Small compact stylish design. Western Digital is reputable and I still have a few old externals from 2008 running 24x7 as a media hub for Plex. This is the entry level standard and all you need to figure out is how much data you need to save by choose 1TB or higher.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    GOOD PRODUCT

    Posted
    HOTTODDIE
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    I have been purchasing WD external drives for backup for years. It is a product I trust to always work well. It is light weight and reliable and I never consider a different brand. I use this one to transfer data between my desktop and laptop computers that I am currently working on. I do photography and am always working on different pictures so I always have a backup with me. Great product and again, very reliable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It's a hard drive

    Posted
    HardDrive
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    Don't know what to say - it's an external hard drive, does the job if you're looking for extra/backup storage. Comes with USB 3.0 connector, doesn't require external power like the old drives used to. 1TB should be sufficient for most people for backing up essential files they don't want to lose. The price was competitive with anything online and WD is a solid brand.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    External hard drive

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    Otto
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    I was very pleasantly surprised by the small size of the unit. I purchased it with the intention of loading my music into it and using it in my car. I travel from northern Ca. to the LA are multiple times per year and am not satisfied with the radio reception in many parts of the drive. The unit fits nicely in the console storage area and thus has no cords exposed or in my way. Works exceptionally well for my intended purpose.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    ok, doesn't do what I wanted

    Posted
    really
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    I got this to back up my older G5. Doesn't like it. It tried automatically putting programs on my mac laptop to back itself up. Not sure I needed it. Still some options to try, but it did not really do what i bought it for. My fault for not having OS info at the store. Had to hunt a bit to get it to like my MacBook and reformat it. Hope I get it happy and can up my rating.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works

    Posted
    aifv
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    Just needed an external drive to back up files to. This suffices. I did away with the onboard back up services--didn't really need them or want that taking up space on the drive so I can't say much on that matter. It works well enough, all plug and go. It IS a HDD though, so don't expect super fast speeds if you're moving a lot of things around or high volume content.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small, Simple and Plenty of Storage.

    Posted
    Leeroy
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    I was looking for a newer external hard drive for backup purposes. I found this item on sale so I quickly ordered it via the Best Buy app for in store pickup. I backed up my files from my desktop and notebook PCs. 1 TB is plenty of space for me and the drive works instantly via the USB's plug and play functionality. It is light, quiet, small and easy to use. Definitely worth the investment.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Simple to use, sturdy, and affordable.

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    Rocket17
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    This is a pretty simple product to use and comes in a sturdy case at a good price. Nice that a USB cable was included, many products do not offer that. A slight ding on the rating as it offered no instructions or tips for use, which caused me some delay as I attempted to transfer documents in a way that would show up on my Windows 7 computer but not Windows 10.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great For Mac Time Machine

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    PureClassA
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    Pleasantly surprised at how quick this drive managed to write a lot of data. I use it as a dual Time Machine back up for both my MacPro (desktop) and my MacBook Pro. Easily formatted and partitioned the drive in the MAC OS Disk manager tool. Drive also comes with WD management software you may have to use to initialize the drive on the Mac.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent quality overall

    Posted
    Undergroundman
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    Purchased this as a backup for all the family photos and videos. Speed transfer was a little slower than I would have liked, but I had no issues with the drive during the transfers, and drive is functioning nominally. Drive was on sale when I bought it. I'm quite satisfied with the purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic speed of installation

    Posted
    arnie
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    I bought it because it had twice the capacity of my iMac and was promised that installation was a "snap." Installation WAS a snap. Plugged it in, used Disk Utility to finish and Voila, it worked. Now I use it for my Time Machine drive. Good looking, small footprint on my desk, quiet, light tells me it is backing up my business. Should'a bought it YEARS ago!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Simple

    Posted
    darkye
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    It's your basic external hard drive that is essentially plug and play. Of course there are a bunch of apps that one can choose to use, however for what I need it for I haven't used them. It's stores an image-copy of my hard drive without a problem. I recommend to use a cloud saving device for files like documents, pics, and music, plus this for saving all other information on your hard-drive in case of error.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great external drive

    Posted
    ChildOfHis
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    This is a great external hard drive. The USB 3.0 connection ensures a high speed data transfer. I use it for my Windows desktop backup and it works great. It is very quiet when in use, almost like a solid state drive. It has a very compact design so that when it is not in use and stored away, it does not take up a lot of room.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to install and use

    Posted
    CWinkler
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    Software installation went well, although it took a few tries to get the order of installation so all completed successfully. Unit has been easy to use. First backup worked well. I was surprised to learn (from another article) that this isn't actually an SSD drive, but is an optical HD.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent External. Extremely Fast transfers!

    Posted
    MOREPOWER
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    $49.99 for WD 1TB 3.0 high speed transfers. With backup software if you want to use it that way. It's Western Digital.. Not much else needs said. Top Notch, i bought 3. transferred 20gb of data in no time at all, i couldn't believe it. Slim. nice. so sound. USB powered. Only con, a longer cord would be nice, no biggie i have plenty. You can't go wrong with this purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Product!

    Posted
    CoachW28405
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    I am a high school teacher and I will tell you if you want to keep your information safe then buy a Western Digital flash drive. Previously bought two Seagate brand flash drives (not from Best Buy) and both broke, fortunately I had backups in other areas. I currently use the Western Digital every day of school and it never lets me down.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    compact and easy setup, good quality

    Posted
    Mary
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    I have only had this product in service for a month, but so far am pleased. I haven't checked but twice to make sure it is backing up properly, but my system will tell me if backup failed. Good price, on sale. Lot of storage so I shouldn't have to continually delete previous backups so often.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    NOT FOR MAC!!

    Posted
    jesch
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    Even though it states it is compatible with Mac - it is not - or at least not for your average person. You have to reformat and partition?? and when that doesn't work you have to use code to try to force it to unmount?? and when that doesn't work....you get the point. I gave it two stars bc it is compact and easy to carry. I am sure it works wonderful for Windows users

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quick and easy to use. So far reliable.

    Posted
    jrater1
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    This external hard drive has been great so far ( it's only been a few weeks ). But I have another Western Digital drive that is almost identical and it has been reliable for a couple of years ( it is just a different model number ). I use it for my computer backups. The new one I am using to record TV shows from a digital converter box and it is working great (better than the flash drive I was using).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great storage device.

    Posted
    Lowryder
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    I picked up this device to store my photos and it works great. Fast read and write. Connected to USB port in computer recognized it immediately. I formatted it at the beginning with no problems. Always had great luck with Western Digital hard drives. Would recommend them to everyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend