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USB 3.0 Portable Drive Roundup

Devices offer a range of features, functions, styles and designs

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In our recent roundup of USB 3.0 testing, we tested six portable hard drives to see how much faster USB 3.0 was compared with USB 2.0. However, beyond speeds the drives offer up different features and functions, as well as style and designs.


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WD My Passport Essential SE

Best USB 3.0 speeds: 91.46 MB/sec. read, 54.55 MB/sec. write Best USB 2.0 speeds: 30.47 MB/sec. read, 21.13 MB/sec. write Other features: WD SmartWare software (single-screen view of your data), automatic backup, password protection. Price: $160 (£97) (WD Store)


  • Buffalo Technology MiniStation Cobalt USB 3.0
  • Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex
  • Toshiba Canvio 3.0 Plus portable hard drive
  • WD My Passport Essential SE
  • Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drive
  • LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 portable hard drive


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