Western Digital My Passport Edge

80
Global
Score
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Summary

The WD My Passport Edge is a portable hard for Model T fans: it's got everything you need, including a 500GB capacity, USB 3.0, encryption, and automatic backup software. You won't find higher capacities, color choices (it just comes in basic black), or alternate interfaces. But if you just need an simple, affordable way to back up files on the go, the Edge is an easy choice.

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Breakdown

Design and form factor
8.3
Portability
9.0
Durability
8.0
Speed
7.4
Noise
10.0
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Specs

My Passport

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
500 GB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
no
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Specs

My Passport

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
500 GB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
no
View Full Specs
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