WD My Passport for Mac 500GB USB 3.0


What does the 94% ReviewGist Score mean?

WesternDigital My Passport for Mac is highly recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 94%. This is because even though the WesternDigital My Passport for Mac has garnered good reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Good ratings from over 8 review sources with an average rating of 3.5 stars. Top review sources include CNet.com(4.15 stars), MacWorld.com(4.0 stars), PCMag.com(3.5 stars) and PCAdvisor.co.uk(4.0 stars).
  • Released 2 years 3 months ago (Aug 2012) which makes it one of the very old hard drives in the market.


Key Features
Capacity 500.0 GB
Designation Desktop Computer, Laptop Computer
Enclosure External
Interface USB 3.0, USB 2.0
Technical Features
Interface (Detailed) USB 3.0
Special Features Hardware encryption, NTFS formatted
Other Features
Package Qty 1.0
Platform PC, Mac
Depth 4.4 in.
Height 0.6 in.
Weight 0.3 lb.
Width 3.2 in.
Family Line WD My Passport
Included Accessories USB cable, Quick install guide
Product ID 131350597
Warranty 2.0 Year
ReviewGist ID 73132,131350597, 148193048
-1045803113, 1057857309, 740598540, 907683631, 1045803115

Manufacturer Description

My Passport for Mac features an ultra-fast USB 3.0 interface for blazing-fast transfer rates. This sleek, portable drive is designed for photographers, graphics professionals and road-warriors who want to take their digital life with them. It's compatible with Apple Time Machine and offers password protection with hardware encryption to keep your data private. It's an ideal companion for your MacBook.
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