General

Model

My Passport Ultra 1tb
Backup Plus Desktop 2tb

Manufacturer

Western Digital
Seagate

Amazon rating

4.4
4.2

Customer reviews on Amazon

12094
2731

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

1 TB
2 TB

File System

NTFS
NTFS

Read speed

90 MB/s
128 MB/s

Write speed

85 MB/s
100 MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

8 MB
64 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
7200 rpm

Data transfer rate

USB 3.0

5.0 Gbps
5.0 Gbps

USB 2.0

480 Mbps
480 Mbps

Operating temperature

Min

5°C
5°C

Max

35°C
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 20°C
min 20°C

Max

65°C
60°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

black
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
3.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

3 Years
3 Years

Dimensions

Product size

4.3 x 3.2 x 0.8 inches
4.65 x 7 x 1.63 inches

Weight

8.6 ounces
10.2 ounces

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