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WD - My Passport 3TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Red-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 742 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works great - when it works

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    techgeek62
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    I love these things - hold plenty of data, small form factor for mobility, fast, etc. When they work, they're worth 10 stars! The problem is that nothing lasts forever and it seems to be the luck of the draw (for me) whether or not these last more than 8-10 months...So "this" one is a geek squad replacement for a 10-month old unit that just died...all things considered though, I STILL highly recommend them!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Good External Hard Drive

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    Hacksaw10000
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    I Needed A Portable External Hard Drive To Use With My Laptop When Traveling. This My Passport Portable External Hard Drive Was Available At A Very Reasonable Price, So I Bought It. I Already Have Past Experience With My Passport Portable External Hard Drives Since I Already Had One And Use It For My Home Desk-Top Computer. This Portable External Hard Drive Has A Lot Of Storage Space And Meets My Needs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Great as Media Storage for Sony Android TV

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    Thebeav
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    I bought this to use as media storage and have it connected to my Sony XBR-65X850D Android TV. After I loaded it with movies and music, I plugged it in to the TV's USB port, and it immediately was available on the TV's menu. I'm using the Plex Media app on the TV to browse and play music and movies, and it works great. This drive is a really good value, love it, I'm glad I bought it. No problems whatsoever.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent external hard drive with security

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    Jeremy
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    I was needing a external drive to transfer all of my files from my old computer then to my new computer. It is what you call plug and play so made everything so simple. The quality is there and even compatible for 2.0 and 3.0 USB! Best feature is the password protection for the drive to prevent anyone from deleting or tampering with your files. Definitely going to pay another one of these when mine fills up.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Passport 3TB

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    MennoGeek
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    Purchased to transfer files to a new computer and provide backup for it. USB 3.0 was a key feature as there was a lot of material to transfer and back up. Went with Western Digital because of quality and have used this brand for PCs and backups for many years. The drive has a rather boxy profile with sharp corners. Probably a personal preference, but I would prefer a smoother, more rounded edge.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Doesnt play directly on a TV/ bluray player's USB

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    prince24592
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    I got this for a super deal - so definitely happy with the price. It is well made and is very tiny. Feels like a solid product. CONS: if you have movies/music downloaded to it and if you are trying to plug it DIRECTLY to a TV's or Bluray player's USB slot it WONT play ! Also I have a macbook and i had to format it - you lose some space by formatting it !

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for the office or gamers!

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    Lola
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    I use this hard drive for gaming and work. I travel quite a bit and the size is very convenient. The price is reasonable and the quality is fantastic. Great purchase which, is why I already have two. I will be buying more in the future. (I have already recommended it and the people who purchased it were also very pleased.)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Device!

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    Crystal4813
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    Bought this for my boyfriend for Christmas and he loved it!! Plugged it right into his Ps4, and used it. He was able to redownload the games he deleted in the past, because now he has the space. Great price and even better device. Would highly recommend for anyone with a PlayStation looking for extra space for more games.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good value

    Posted
    Tom3
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    I bought this to back up a PC hard drive before I made some hardware/software changes. I had no problems with my upgrades but felt a lot more confident to have all my multimedia files preserved just in case. The portable hard drive worked perfectly and I had plenty of room left to store everything I had on another smaller portable drive that is many years older. Good value.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quick and Easy

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    Jeremy
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    It's awesome! 3 TB to store your extra 4K HDR large game files, or anything else that you want to store. I use mine for the Xbox One X. Installation: Remove from packaging and then plug into USB port where ever you want the extra storage. That's it. What ever you plugged it into may want to reformat it prior to use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Massive storage at a great price

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    tylergaa
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    The refreshed look of the new Passport drive is great, but the price is even better. I purchased this drive as a mobile Time Machine Back Up to my MacBook Pro. I also partitioned the drive to allow me to download/share files. It's a great value for the storage and is obviously very portable. I would suggest purchasing with a carrying case, especially if you're mobile.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works for PS4 4.50 update

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    spaceboyx95
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    At first I was very hesitated to get the WD My passport drive, but alot of the Best Buy employees told me that this is the one everyone usually gets and has great reviews. I needed a new external hard drive for my PS4 after the 4.50 update(do not purchase if u do not have this update). Ended up working very well so far. Also there is different variety of colors.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A great data rescue item

    Posted
    Brian619
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    I'm finding these portable drives more convenient than my antiquated NAS. This drive not only helped me out during an episode with my Mac, but is also fast and convenient backup for my Windows. I have two of these drives and find no reason they cant be useful when a 256Gb flash drive wont work

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Mac users beware!

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    Vince
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    Didn't work well with MacBook Pro. Doesn't eject after it is plugged in have to completely turn laptop off before unplugging. Seems very unstable, this never happened when I had Segate! If you use Apple products and are going to buy WD make sure you get the Accple compatible version to avoid potential connection issues and possible data loss.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This 1T was just what I was looking for.

    Posted
    Dees
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    All of my old (1937) photos of family, etc, were in my older computer. I needed it worked on and I wanted to make sure that I did not lose any of these photos and other documents. I was able to transfer everything to the new WD Passport. Wonderful!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Small, Fast, Effective and High-Capacity

    Posted
    doctorbobster
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    Portable storage options continue to evolve and the Western Digital Passport External USB series does the same: higher density, more Terabytes per dollar with USB 3.0 speed. The backup tools are easy to use and you can create a password-protected volume. It does what it's supposed to do: easy to use terabytes of portable storage.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for PS4

    Posted
    Mark
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    Needed more space maxed out 1 TB on PS4 in 6 months. This works great. Bestbuy matched Amazon no problem Lots of color choices. If you game you need this product. *** Don't forget to bring it with you when you take your PS4 With you.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great backup disk

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    DJAM
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    I used this drive to backup my MacBook Pro to Time Machine. While not as fast as a SSD, the usb 3.0 connection makes it pretty speedy and much less expensive. After all it’s only a backup disk, it doesn’t need to be lightning fast. It needs to be reliable!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    makes gaming on ps4 sooo much better

    Posted
    honeybears5758
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    Store up to 3TB of data on this Western Digital My Passport Ultra hard drive. Choose individual files to save or do a complete system backup with this compact drive. The small format makes this Western Digital My Passport Ultra hard drive ideal for bringing lots of files with you when you're working outside the office.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Extra Storage for a decent price

    Posted
    CasualGamer78
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    Like the title says, if you need the space for your Xbox one, this is the one to get. It is slightly more than the others but worth the price. I just now barely put a dent in storage (65% free) and several large games installed. Playing them off there is quick and painless with virtually little to no lag in your gaming experience.

    I would recommend this to a friend