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Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review

Portable storage has always been very popular, it is nice having a hard drive that you can easily take with you anywhere on the go.  Western Digital is no stranger to portable storage solutions, they have been marking portable solutions for a while now.  With technology advancing and USB 3.0 becoming very popular Western Digital has released versions of its My Passport drives that support USB 3.0.  Today we will be looking at the 1TB USB 3.0 My Passport Essential SE drive.

Special thanks to Western Digital for providing us with the My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive to review.

Specifications
Performance Specifications
Serial Transfer Rate
– USB 3.0: 5 Gb/s (Max)
– USB 2.0: Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 2.0) 480 Mb/s (Max)

Physical Specifications
Capacity: 1 TB
Interface: USB 3.0 and USB 2.0

Physical Dimensions
English
Height 0.70 Inches
Depth 4.3 Inches
Width 3.2 Inches
Weight 0.45 Pounds

Metric
Height 18 mm
Depth 110 mm
Width 83.0 mm
Weight 0.20 kg

Environmental Specifications
Temperature (English)
Operating 32° F to 104° F
Non-operating -4° F to 149° F

Temperature (Metric)
Operating 5° C to 40° C
Non-operating -20° C to 65° C

Packaging
The My Passport Essential SE drive comes in the typical Western Digital packaging.  The front is open so you can take a look at the drive.  There is also some useful information on the front.  Moving to the back there is even more information about the features of the drive.

Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Getting everything out of the packaging you have the My Passport Essential SE drive, USB 3.0 cable, and a user’s guide.

Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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