WD My Passport Ultra Slim 500GB reviews

53 customer reviews

This external hard drive is a good all rounder.

£49 – £83 at 3 retailers out of 423 retailers checked

8.8 out of 10 based on 53 reviews.
500GB Storage, USB 3.0 See full product description

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Some customer reviews of WD My Passport Ultra Slim 500GB

Most helpful reviews

Stephen,

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Compact size quite good for computers

Bad points:
Does not work on some tvs due to its lack of separate power supply
As some USB sockets do not give out enough voltage to run ext drives
Overall rating 8.0
Design 10.0
Performance 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Feb 2014

Jean, Sheffield honest 64yr old

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
does the job and looks really smart,
Bad points:
not bad but could have done with an extra3 inches longer cable to reach from usb port to tv stand .
Overall rating 8.0
Design 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 22 Mar 2014

Wendy, Uxbridge

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use plenty of storage
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 10.0
Design 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Mar 2014

sidney, lincoln grey surfer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Slim and quiet. Good capacity.
Bad points:
Slightly expensive but overall worth it.
Overall rating 9.0
Design 10.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Jan 2014

Malcolm, Lincolm Not a geek butexperiencedwithcomputers

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
neat, simple to connect
Bad points:
User manual written by a geek for geeks. Almost impossible to understand. No design pfovision for recovering specific file or folder; it appears tp be all or nothing
Overall rating 6.0
Design 2.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Mar 2014

Colin, Newtownabbey Nothing

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy to set up and use
Bad points:
hard to answer this one. It is very simple to use so not much can go wrong
Overall rating 10.0
Design 10.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 May 2015

Mark,

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
small & easy to use
Bad points:
doesnt like to be moved about.
Overall rating 8.0
Design 8.0
Performance 8.0
Reliability 9.0
Capacity 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Jul 2014

Product Features

Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 500
Interface USB 3.0

Also known as: WD My Passport Ultra Slim, My Passport Ultra 500GB, WD My Passport Ultra (New!) 500GB

 

Manufacturer's Description

The incredibly compact and reliable Western Digital My Passport Ultra Slim Portable Hard Drive offers 500 GB of storage space and a three-year guarantee.

Sleek storage to go
Windows 8 compatible, this WD hard drive has a generous 500 GB of storage space, allowing you to store up to 125,000 songs or 100,000 photos.

With an ultra-fast USB 3.0 connection you can expect rapid data transfers on the WD My Passport Ultra and it is USB 2.0 compatible too.

Since no power supply is required, you can take the hard drive everywhere with you and connect it to any device via a USB port.

Intuitive WD software
Your precious files are automatically backed up using WD SmartWare Pro software, with the option of ongoing or scheduled backups, without using too many of your system’s resources.

For added peace of mind WD Security allows you to set a password and hardware encryption to keep your files private.

With WD Drive Utilities you can register your drive, set the drive timer, run diagnostics and more.

The compact titanium Western Digital My Passport Ultra Slim Portable Hard Drive is the perfect companion for your Ultrabook and will keep your files safe and accessible.


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