Amazon is now offering the WD 1TB My Passport Portable External Solid-State Drive for $116.99 shipped. This one still fetches a regular price of $230 at Best Buy where this model is starting at $130, it more regularly goes for $135 directly from Western Digital. Today’s deal is the best price we have tracked on this model from Amazon outside of a couple brief drops to $110. Alongside the usual password-enabled 256-bit AES hardware encryption, this model features up to 1,050MB/s file transfers – a speed comparable to most of the big brand’s in the space – as well as USB-C and USB-A connectivity options (USB 3.2 Gen 2-compatible). The shock and vibration resistance alongside the 6.5-foot drop protection is a nice touch as well. More details below.
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WD 1TB My Passport SSD features:
- Blazing fast NVMe technology with speeds of up to 1050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s. Based on read speed unless otherwise stated. As used for transfer rate, 1 MB/s = one million bytes per second. Based on internal testing; performance may vary depending upon host device, usage conditions, drive capacity, and other factors.
- Password enabled 256-bit AES hardware encryption
- Shock and vibration resistant. Drop resistant up to 6.5ft (1.98m)
- Cross Compatible USB 3.2 Gen-2 and USB-C (USB-A for older systems)
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