General

Model

Porsche Design 6tb
My Passport 4tb
Elements 4tb

Manufacturer

LaCie
Western Digital
Western Digital

Amazon rating

3.8
4.3
4.3

Customer reviews on Amazon

180
4416
1108

Connections

USB Type-C

FireWire

Thunderbolt

USB 3.0

USB 2.0

SATA

Wireless

Platform

Windows 10

Windows 8

Windows 7

Windows XP

Mac

Xbox

Sony PS

Specifications

Capacity

6 TB
4 TB
4 TB

File System

Unformatted
NTFS
NTFS

Read speed

118 MB/s
125 MB/s
115MB/s

Write speed

105 MB/s
118 MB/s
115MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

32 MB
8 MB
32 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
5400 rpm
5400 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps
480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 20°C
min 20°C
min 20°C

Max

60°C
65°C
65°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

silver
black
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

5 Years
3 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

4.8 x 1.5 x 7 inches
4.3 x 3.2 x 0.8 inches
4.4 x 3.2 x 0.6 inches

Weight

1.9 pounds
8.6 ounces
4.8 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 14
  • 7
  • 6Porsche Design 6tb
  • 14My Passport 4tb
  • 7Elements 4tb

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