General

Model

My Passport 4tb
Backup Plus 5tb
SP A80 2tb

Manufacturer

Western Digital
Seagate
Silicon Power

Amazon rating

4.3
4.1
4.2

Customer reviews on Amazon

4416
16021
1411

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

4 TB
5 TB
2 TB

File System

NTFS
NTFS
FAT32

Read speed

125 MB/s
121MB/s
103MB/s

Write speed

118 MB/s
125MB/s
87MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

8 MB
128 MB
8 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

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C
55°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 20°C
min 40°C

Max

65°C
60°C
70°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

black
red
blue

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

3 Years
2 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

4.3 x 3.2 x 0.8 inches
4.5 x 3 x 0.8 inches
5.5 x 3.7 x 0.7 inches

Weight

8.6 ounces
8.8 ounces
10.2 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

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  • 12
  • 9
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  • 12My Passport 4tb
  • 9Backup Plus 5tb
  • 9SP A80 2tb

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