While being one of the most well-known brands in computer storage system, Western Digital has not really capitalized on the progressing market of SSD’s. But they finally realized that the future of computer storage very much depends on SSD’s. With that they announced their first portable SSD and named it My Passport SSD.
My Passport SSD has 256 bit hardware encryption. WD claims that it is tough enough to survive a 6.5ft drop. Has a USB Type C port with a USB Type A adapter included. It is also compatible with USB 3.1 and USB 2.0. The USB Type C has a max speed of up to 515MB/s. Not the fastest but better than a lot of them.
My Passport SSD comes with three different options in memory. You get a 256GB, a 512GB and a 1TB option in that slick portable format. The 256GB model has a price tag of $100, the 512GB will cost you $200 and for the 1TB model you will have to spend $400. The pricing seems to be pretty basic and a little high as usual. But with WD’s Password protection and hardware encryption this is a better spend then most. Also with a 3 year warranty and a 30 day money back guaranty this is a safe buy.
Source | WD