WD - My Passport Ultra 4TB External USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive - Gray-black

Secure your data with this 4TB Western Digital My Passport Ultra hard drive. Scalable backup software lets you schedule automatic backups to this device or Dropbox, and USB 3.0 compatibility makes connectivity easy. This 4TB Western Digital My Passport Ultra hard drive comes preformatted for use with Windows 7 and 8 systems and can be reformatted for Mac.

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Overview

What's Included


  • WD My Passport Ultra WDBFKT0040BGY - hard drive
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • Software

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (153 out of 154)

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Features


4TB storage capacity

Provides ample space for storing documents, photos, music and more.

USB 3.0 interface

Offers an easy-to-use connection to devices. Backward compatible with USB 2.0 for simple connection to your computer.

Data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps with USB 3.0

Enable a rapid response when updating files.

Automatic backup options

Allow you to use compatible software to back up your files to the server.

Password protection and 256-bit AES hardware encryption

Help keep your files secure.

Cloud backup

For added protection of your important files.

Portable design

Lets you take your data on the go.

*500GB of WD2go® cloud storage PLUS FILERECOVERY® software included FREE! Only @ BBY

One year cloud storage & Filerecovery license with included WD Discovery software.


Overall customer rating

4.8
100%
would recommend to a friend

Pros

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It was more than I was looking for.

    Posted
    Peejay
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    To me this purchase is more about the knowledgeable, personable staff who directed me to this item than the item itself. I was looking for one thing and the employee who directed me to this one really knew his stuff! It was another staff member who directed me to him, who knew that the other guy was a superior resource. The store was very busy and yet when they were working with me, I never felt rushed. The spirit in the store was friendly, not the usual static I experience in chain stores. Of course, the place was clean and neat and well organized and the staff knew where what I was needing for was. The magnet car phone holder has exceeded my expectations. The old one I had broke from how much I use it. This one is constructed in such a way that the likelihood of me wearing it out is very remote. It fits neatly in a much smaller space than the one I had previously and holds my phone well. I liked the directions provided in the package. They were simple and covered contingencies that I would not have thought to and yet actually had to deal with. I doubt I will need to replace this phone holder, but will recommend it to anyone I know who has need of this. I will also recommend that they go to that Best Buy in Beavercreek, Ohio to make any purchases related to nature of that store.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Dependable drive for a good price

    Posted
    FlyingPoliceBox
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Let me start off by saying that I have purchased probably every external brand out there over the years and I keep coming back to WD (Western Digital) because of reliability and durability. The only drive you can really compare to this one would be Seagate's portable version but the housing on it (the plastic shell) is flimsy and you can literally make an indention when you press on the case. Some people don't like the new case design of WD's latest Passport drives but I do and this new ultra Passport is great! The black finish against the metallic gray just looks great! The My Passport Ultra also comes with a three year warranty, as where the industry standard is either two or one year. Great drive for the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best External Hard Drive on the market

    Posted
    FrankMD
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    WD Hard Drives are the best on the market. I have purchased more than 30 hard drives over the last 10 years and WD's are the best. This Ultra WD 4 TB is the top of line outside of SSD drives which are priced far to high for the same amount of storage. Software is excellent for added security for your data. I highly recommend this hard drive for any one to store their data. I do not use Cloud storage since the security is not there. I have all my data backed up onto duplicate 4 TB WD HDs. The size of these makes them easy to store. Granted WD makes book size HD at 12 TB now but these are not use to store - they are fine for continuous back up. The Ultra 4TB HD is easy storage which can be taken with you anywhere.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Suited My Purposes

    Posted
    AudGuy
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I have read other reviews talking about overheating and potentially losing their storage data, but I have not yet come across that issue. If anything like that happens, then I will attempt to remember to update the review. However, I have noticed it running a little hot. Granted that electronics in general are a tad warm, but you have to realize that the storage itself has continuous working parts. I sometimes like to give it a break by unplugging it *AFTER* completely shutting off my CPU and I also have put it near an extra cooling station that my CPU uses. Has the extra storage space that I needed and transfers are fairly fast.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this little drive!

    Posted
    ReviewDude33
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I've used WD My Passport for Mac drives before and while I've always been pleased with the performance, the plastic feel has been a little off-putting. When I discovered the My Passport Ultra has a metal housing, I snapped one up immediately! The USB3 performance is as fast as expected, and I love both the substantial feel and the drive's stylish 2-tone look. I am very pleased with this drive and will likely purchase a second one soon...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great T-drive Easy To Use Sturdy Great Options

    Posted
    MotherT
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I have purchased several of the "My Passport" line and I love them. My only complaint is that they need one that about 10T. I use mine to backup computers in our home. I love the ability to set a password so if the drive is lost or stolen the information is still safe. I keep one with me and one in a safe box and trade them out as I backup. Keeps my data, files, family photos etc safe.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    WD Passport Perfect Backup

    Posted
    lightvalve
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    The Western Digital My Passport drive has up to 4 TB of capacity and doesn't require a external power supply. It's powered through the USB transfer cable. USB 3.0 interface copies at around 100 MB per second so it's fast enough for large files. The price is good. I recommend over flash drives. It's not as compact but makes up for it with massive capacity. It can hold 30X 128GB flash drives.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Backup Drive

    Posted
    NKM1
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Needed an extra drive to backup my desktop and laptop, and this proved to be the best product for the price. I especially liked that you could purchase a case to keep the drive in. While I already backup data to the cloud and to a separate backup drive for my laptop, I like having a copy that I can plug and play to see the data without having to "restore" the data in order to find the file or photo that I am looking for.

    I would recommend this to a friend



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