WD My Passport SSD 1TB Review — pricey, but still worth it?

Vyncent Chan
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WD My Passport SSD 1TB Review — pricey, but still worth it?
  • Appearance - 7.8/10
    7.8/10
  • Features - 8/10
    8/10
  • Materials - 8/10
    8/10
  • Performance - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Portability - 8.7/10
    8.7/10
  • User Experience - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Value - 5.9/10
    5.9/10

Summary

The WD My Passport SSD is a no frills way to get fast, portable storage. You will have to pay for the privilege though.

Overall
7.9/10
7.9/10

Pros

+ Really portable with compact dimensions and lightweight design
+ Comes in multiple colors
+ Great performance; maxes out the USB 3.1 Gen2 interface
+ Runs relatively cool
+ Security features can add a layer of peace of mind for some

Cons

– No activity LED
– Pricey

WD makes a variety of storage solutions, and one of the most popular ones has to be the My Passport series of portable external storage. Of course, to keep up with the times, WD has refreshed the My Passport lineup with SSDs in the aptly named WD My Passport SSD series. Today we are looking at the latest updated variant from them, and it is quite an interesting option for those who need a lot of fast portable storage with them.

Unboxing

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