General

Model

Wireless Plus 1tb
My Book Duo Desktop 12tb
Canvio Basics 500gb

Manufacturer

Seagate
Western Digital
Toshiba

Amazon rating

3.1
4.0
4.4

Customer reviews on Amazon

1401
1122
4011

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
12 TB
500 GB

File System

NTFS
NTFS
NTFS

Read speed

150 MB/s
360 MB/s
109MB/s

Write speed

150 MB/s
360 MB/s
101MB/s

Connectivity Technology

USB 3.0, Wi-Fi
USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Cache

32 MB
128 MB
8 MB

Rotation speed

5400 rpm
7200 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 10°C
min 20°C

Max

60°C
60°C
60°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
black
black

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
3.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

2 Years
3 Years
1 Year

Dimensions

Product size

5 x 3.5 x 0.8 inches
6.3 x 3.9 x 7.1 inches
4.7 x 3.1 x 0.6 inches

Weight

9 ounces
5 ounces
8.2 ounces

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