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WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0 Model WDBPGC5000ATT-NESN Titanium

  • Automatic & cloud backup.
  • Local and cloud backup
  • Ultra-fast transfer rates
  • Works great with Windows 8
  • USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Cedric D.
  • 5/23/2015 1:36:12 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat

This review is from: WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0 Model WDBPGC5000ATT-NESN Titanium

Pros: Awesome. Worked since it arrived. Never had any trouble.

Cons: None.

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  • David M.
  • 11/30/2014 9:04:18 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice backup drive

This review is from: WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0 Model WDBPGC5000ATT-NESN Titanium

Pros: Originally I wanted external SSD. For reasons of speed, sound and durability...no moving parts. However for $59 you get a pretty solid, quiet and well made external. I broke down and bought this little gem. Happy I did. It's small quiet and easy to use.

Cons: My only complaint would be the difficulty in selecting this one. There were bigger ones that cost less, different colors that cost more, labeled different but looked the same...etc. It was a mess. It took me some time to deduce that this was one of the faster, quieter ones and this color was on sale. well whatever!

Other Thoughts: I can't speak for the software pre-installed on the drive. I immediately formatted the drive and was happy to see it worked perfectly just like an extra hdd should. I have no intention of using network continuous backup. If it's important data, save it on this and disconnect!

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  • Malcolm K.
  • 4/15/2014 5:15:15 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAlmost Great

This review is from: WD 500GB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0 Model WDBPGC5000ATT-NESN Titanium

Pros: Easy connection
Decent backup software
Compact

Cons: Kludgy Software

Other Thoughts: Included software is kludgy; this 500GB unit was bought as a present (I have the similar 1TB item, which is what this review is base on).

It's relatively fast (considering the power consumption constraints of single-connector USB) and virtually silent.

The included software allows only one partition to back up at a time, and forget imaging/cloning. There are, however, decent freeware apps that bridge the gap.

The individual I gifted this drive finally backed up his laptops with the included software - and finally his desktop without enduring burning several DVDs.

All-in-all this is an excellent drive, despite the shortcomings of the software (my opinion is that true backup software should include cloning/imaging features).

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