Western Digital My Passport USB 3.0 500GB Black Price in Singapore & Specifications

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Western Digital My Passport USB 3.0 500GB Black Specs

Release Date in Singapore
ModelMy Passport 500GB
DateMay 2009
Hard drive
Hard drive capacity500 GB
Device typeHDD
Ports & interfaces
USB connectivityYes
USB version2.0
USB poweredYes
Colour of productBlack
Data transfer rate480 Mbit/s
Mac operating systems supportedYes

Reviews of Western Digital My Passport USB 3.0 500GB Black

Reviewed on 2009-03-09
Fast read and write speed, Out-of-box Mac compatibility, Simple, attractive design
No encryption software
Typically, Mac users are forced to reformat their external hard drives before they can use them to back up data on a MacBook or MacBook Pro. Western Digital removes that hurdle with the MyPassport for Mac ($149), a lightweight, pocketable, USB-powered...
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Reviewed on 2008-06-12
Decent performance; bus-powered; capacity gauge works as port cover; Mac OS X-ready; cool and quiet during operation; five-year warranty; low cost per gigabyte.
No option for external power; no FireWire 800.
Add FireWire 800, and the Western Digital My Passport Studio could make for the perfect pocket-size external hard drive. Offering FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 connections, this 320GB drive still impressed us with its compact design, decent capacity and per...
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Reviewed on 2009-01-20
500GB of storage, attractive and minimal design, compatible with Time Machine
No third-party encryption software provided, only USB 2.0
The My Passport for Mac is a no-frills external hard drive that lacks the comprehensive connectivity of the more expensive Western Digital My Passport Studio II. It is one of the cheapest external drives on the Australian market and a must-have for anyone who needs a quick and easy backup solution. Apart from the Mac symbol and the extra labelling, the only difference between a Mac-specific drive and any other is the file system. Anyone with reasonable level of technical proficiency is able to
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