Western Digital My Passport Studio

84
Global
Score
84

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

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Engadget Summary

The Western Digital My Passport Studio is a quick and affordable way to add up to a terabyte of storage to your Mac, thanks to its fast FireWire 800 port (compatible with all current Macs other than the MacBook Air). If you're not a Mac user, you can reformat it and it will work with your PC's USB connection, but if you've got a newer computer equipped with a fast USB 3.0 port, you should hold out for a drive that supports it.

from $139.99+

Scores

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Breakdown

Noise
8.0
Speed
7.7
Design and form factor
8.9
Portability
8.5
Durability
8.0
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Specs

My Passport

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
500 GB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
yes
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Specs

My Passport

Type
Portable hard drive
Storage space
500 GB
Drive type
Platter
USB
yes
FireWire / 1394
yes
View Full Specs
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