General

Model

My Passport Ultra 1tb
Canvio Connect II 2tb
Expansion Desktop 5tb

Manufacturer

Western Digital
Toshiba
Seagate

Amazon rating

4.4
4.3
4.1

Customer reviews on Amazon

12094
2840
7061

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
5 TB

File System

NTFS
NTFS
NTFS

Read speed

90 MB/s
108MB/s
137MB/s

Write speed

85 MB/s
103MB/s
120MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0
USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

8 MB
8 MB
64 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
5400 rpm
7200 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

Max

65°C
60°C
65°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

black
black
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
2.5"
3.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

3 Years
2 Years
2 Years

Dimensions

Product size

4.3 x 3.2 x 0.8 inches
4.3 x 3.1 x 0.8 inches
4.75 x 6.9 x 1.5 in

Weight

8.6 ounces
5.8 ounces
8.3 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 12.5
  • 7.5
  • 10
  • 12.5My Passport Ultra 1tb
  • 7.5Canvio Connect II 2tb
  • 10Expansion Desktop 5tb

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