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WD2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Titanium)
 
4.7

(based on 181 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (145)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (106)
  • Fast (80)
  • Easy to install (70)
  • Reliable (63)
  • Highly compatible (60)

Cons

  • No power switch (4)
  • Runs hot (4)

Best Uses

  • Back-up (53)
  • Photo storage (43)
  • Additional storage (39)
  • High-end multimedia (29)
  • Video (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (46), Heavy duty user (43), Casual user (28), Power user (26), Infrequent user (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (93), Business (58)
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC (39), Mac (19)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Driv

I use this drive for back up of my 2TB RAID D drive. I works just fine though a little slow because it is a 5,200 RPM HD. Also, the WD software allows...Read complete review

I use this drive for back up of my 2TB RAID D drive. I works just fine though a little slow because it is a 5,200 RPM HD. Also, the WD software allows another back up, (2 more actually), to an external 2TB hdd from another Manufacturer. The - 1 star isn't really fair because a small, portable drive like this has RPM limits and isn't the same as a 3.5 in drive with a separate power source. Once the initial back up, in my case 1.6 TBs, has run, additional backing up isn't an issue. I only use WD hdds because reliability with other manufacturer's drives hasn't worked out so well for me over the years. Nice, small, & really portable to easily take and use some where else. Quality is WDs usual excellent . WD also has the best customer service of all.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

On my second one with bad results

The USB mount does not work and w=I went trhough 4 cables. WD would not take back the drive. They initially said it was a bad cable. I told them thos was...Read complete review

The USB mount does not work and w=I went trhough 4 cables. WD would not take back the drive. They initially said it was a bad cable. I told them thos was the second drive of the same class that this has happened too. They said it could not be the drive. They are wrong and I would not suppost this brand anymore. I am on to thinderbolt / lacie no more USB. And no WD after the bad support.

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5.0

WD USB 3.0 My Passport Ultra Portable HD

By East Texan

from Cedar Creek Lake area of Texas

About Me Heavy Duty User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Fast
  • Highly Compatible
  • Quiet

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Titanium):

      It is compact, portable and works well. This is the second one I have owned with no problems. I have had significant issues with lack of support for a WD MyBook Live Duo networkwork drive but not with the My Passport Drives.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      5.0

      A great one

      By ale

      from montevideo

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

      Very easy to use! intuitive!

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      5.0

      Secure, durable, and portable

      By ABCxyz

      from Cle Elum, WA

      About Me Heavy Duty User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Fast
      • Highly Compatible
      • Quiet
      • Reliable
      • Secure

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • High-End Multimedia

        Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

        Great secure storage at a good price. USB powered so you do not need to worry about AC power drops.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        I would buy this product again and again

        By Greg

        from Brooklyn

        About Me Infrequent User

        Verified Buyer
        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Fast
        • Quiet
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

            Very fast data transfer.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

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            5.0

            Easy to install and swap. Great for machine backup.

            By cjc2

            from Hellertown PA

            About Me Heavy Duty User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Install
            • Fast
            • Highly Compatible
            • Quiet
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                Quick and easy to install. Great little, swappable, back up devices!

                • Primary use:
                • Business

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                4.0

                Great Product

                By Y

                from Brooklyn, NY

                About Me Frequent User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Fast

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Titanium):

                    simple, slim, and portable.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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                    4.0

                    Awesome Little Storage Device!

                    By Ralock360

                    from Nashua, N.H.

                    About Me Frequent User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast
                    • Highly Compatible
                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • High-End Multimedia
                      • Photography

                      Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Titanium):

                      I use this to store my photos. Loads of space and getting it for the deal that I got it at was well worth it!!!! Small and conveint to bring with me anywhere!

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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                      5.0

                      if you need xbox one external memory

                      By r l

                      from ny

                      About Me Frequent User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Install
                      • Fast
                      • Highly Compatible
                      • Quiet

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gaming

                        Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                        Xbox one memory was really low wiyh the sad 500gb they give you so did some research and like the reviews for this 2tb drive, Took about 2 min from unpacking it to formatting and it was recognized by xbox one and working, this review is about 2 1/2 weeks after purchase and no problems. Worth it, xbox recommends a specific external brand but I think its just because they have a deal with seagate.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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                        5.0

                        simple and effective

                        By Roughtooth

                        from Hattiesburg, MS

                        About Me Frequent User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Install
                        • Fast
                        • Highly Compatible

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • High-End Multimedia

                          Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                          Excellent price and product . Great for storing videos.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business

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                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again

                          By IT

                          from Memphis TN

                          About Me Heavy Duty User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Highly Compatible
                          • Quiet
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                              Easy to back up files and databases with just copy and paste. no software to install.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Business

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                              5.0

                              Fast and sleek.

                              By the inquisiter

                              from Long Island, New York

                              About Me Frequent User

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Install
                              • Fast
                              • Quiet
                              • Reliable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • High-End Multimedia

                                Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Titanium):

                                Great back up for my movies and music. Doesn't take up much space and loads fast.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal

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                                5.0

                                Good things come in small packages

                                By NickS

                                from Westmoreland Co., PA

                                About Me Casual user

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Easy to use
                                • High Capacity
                                • Portable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Backup
                                  • Photo Storage

                                  Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                                  Should have purchased this sooner. Small footprint, but, holds a lot of files.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Computer Platform:
                                  • PC

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                                  5.0

                                  Good drive. Good price.

                                  By JT

                                  from Florida

                                  About Me Power user

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attractive Design
                                  • High Capacity
                                  • Portable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Titanium):

                                      Good looking drive and reasonably priced.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business
                                      • Computer Platform:
                                      • Mac

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                                      5.0

                                      Just what I needed

                                      By Seth

                                      from Telford, PA

                                      About Me Power user

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Attractive Design
                                      • Compact
                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                      • Easy to use
                                      • High Capacity
                                      • Portable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Additional Storage
                                        • Backup
                                        • Video

                                        Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                                        Never had a problem with one of these.

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Business
                                        • Computer Platform:
                                        • Mac

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                                        5.0

                                        Nice and compact

                                        By David

                                        from Hong Kong

                                        About Me Casual user

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Attractive Design
                                        • Compact
                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                        • Easy to use
                                        • High Capacity
                                        • Portable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Backup
                                          • Photo Storage

                                          Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Red):

                                          It is to back up my Sony A7ii digital camera photos

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Personal
                                          • Computer Platform:
                                          • PC

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                                          5.0

                                          Stores Data Like A Champ

                                          By Artichoke

                                          from Princeton, NJ

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Attractive Design
                                          • Compact
                                          • Easy to use
                                          • High Capacity

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Additional Storage
                                            • Backup
                                            • File Transfer
                                            • Photo Storage

                                            Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Titanium):

                                            I buy one of these each year to back up my photofiles--cumulatively--and each year I purchase twice the storage capacity for the same price as the year before.

                                            Can't beat that!!!

                                            • Computer Platform:
                                            • PC

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                                            5.0

                                            Small and Easy

                                            By Barbara

                                            from Tallahassee, FL

                                            About Me Casual user

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Attractive Design
                                            • Compact
                                            • Easy To Set Up
                                            • Easy to use
                                            • High Capacity
                                            • Portable
                                            • Quiet

                                            Cons

                                            • None

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Additional Storage
                                            • Backup
                                            • File Transfer
                                            • Photo Storage
                                            • Video

                                            Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                                            Was afraid my new computer would not recognize my old external HD (has lots of old family pictures) so slaved old computer and old external HD to the new Passport Ultra and copied the photos, etc. over. Feel much more secure now about the family pix.

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal
                                            • Computer Platform:
                                            • PC

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                                            5.0

                                            Western Digital makes the most reliable drives right now...

                                            By Mark from L.A.

                                            from Los Angeles, CA

                                            About Me Casual user

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Attractive Design
                                            • Compact
                                            • Easy To Set Up
                                            • Easy to use
                                            • High Capacity
                                            • Portable
                                            • Quiet

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Additional Storage
                                              • Backup
                                              • Photo Storage
                                              • Video

                                              Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Red):

                                              I use this drive for archiving video projects. I have two drives that are twins, just in case one fails. The USB 3.0 interface is speedy, but of course not as fast as an internal SATA drive. That being said, this takes up much less room and serves its purpose. I'm super pleased. No complaints whatsoever.

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Personal
                                              • Computer Platform:
                                              • PC

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                                              4.0

                                              Excellent little powerful hard drive

                                              By Polarap

                                              from Brooklyn, NY

                                              About Me Power user

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Compact
                                              • Easy to use
                                              • High Capacity
                                              • Portable
                                              • Quiet

                                              Cons

                                              • No Power Switch

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Additional Storage
                                              • Backup
                                              • File Transfer
                                              • Video

                                              Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                                              I like this drive, as it is very small and holds 2 terabytes of material for a very affordable price. I have taken it on film shoots and it is very easy to pack.
                                              The drawback I have seen so far is that, because of its small size, it has only one port, a small USB3. More ports always mean more flexibility. So far I have had no problems and would recommend it.

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Business
                                              • Computer Platform:
                                              • Mac

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                                              5.0

                                              Awesome drive, no trouble thus far

                                              By zerwin

                                              from Louisville, KY

                                              About Me Power user

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Attractive Design
                                              • Compact
                                              • Easy To Set Up
                                              • Easy to use
                                              • High Capacity
                                              • Portable
                                              • Quiet

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Additional Storage
                                                • File Transfer
                                                • Photo Storage
                                                • Video

                                                Comments about 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive (Black):

                                                The hard drive works great, formatted it when I got it and it's been running perfectly. It's not a big deal, but it's a little thicker than it looks on the product images (just a heads up)

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Business
                                                • Computer Platform:
                                                • Mac

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