General

Model

Wireless Plus 1tb
My Book Duo Desktop 4tb
Rugged Triple 500gb

Manufacturer

Seagate
Western Digital
LaCie

Amazon rating

3.1
4.0
3.9

Customer reviews on Amazon

1401
1122
1082

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
4 TB
500 GB

File System

NTFS
NTFS
Unformatted

Read speed

150 MB/s
360 MB/s
70MB/s

Write speed

150 MB/s
360 MB/s
110MB/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
7200 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
35°C

Storage temperature

Min

min 10°C
min 20°C
min 20°C

Max

60°C
60°C
65°C

Protection

Shockproof

Waterproof

256-bit encryption

NFC security

Features

Colour

gray
black
orange

LEDs

Form Factor

2.5"
3.5"
2.5"

RAID support

USB 3.0 cable included

Auto Backup

Warranty

2 Years
3 Years
2 Years

Dimensions

Product size

5 x 3.5 x 0.8 inches
6.3 x 3.9 x 7.1 inches
5.7 x 3.5 x 1.1 inches

Weight

9 ounces
5 ounces
3.5 ounces

External hard drives comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9
  • 12
  • 11.5
  • 9Wireless Plus 1tb
  • 12My Book Duo Desktop 4tb
  • 11.5Rugged Triple 500gb

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