WD External HDD: Elements vs Passport

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  1. vivek.virgo

    vivek.virgo New Member

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    What's the difference between WD My Passport and WD Elements?

    I checked the WD site but could not make out any, even the sizes do not differ much.
    Links to WD site: My Passport , WD Elements

    Also on flipkart there's a gap of rs 600 for the 1TB models:
    WD My Passport WD My Passport 1 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Disk - WD: Flipkart.com
    WD Elements WD Elements SE 1 TB USB 3.0 Hard Drive (Black) - WD: Flipkart.com

    It seems to me Elements is the older brand. Is that all?
    Can anyone clear it up for me?
     
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    IMO Seagate Backup HDD is faster
     
  5. Abhishek Nama

    Abhishek Nama New Member

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    Yes, the Seagate Backup Plus has faster read/write speeds.

    Yes, Elements is older. And also has slower read/write speeds. Please go for the latest. I suggest Seagate backup Plus.
     
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    I'm using Seagate Backup Plus 1TB from months. It performs great and worth every penny. I bought it for 4.4k from infibeam deal.
     
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    Abhishek Nama New Member

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    That's an awesome price :D
    Now it's going for around 5k :p
     
  8. d6bmg

    d6bmg BMG ftw!!

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    I vote for backup plus.
    I was also going to suggest this one before I saw your post.
     
  9. quagmire

    quagmire Allllright !

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    @rider : Can you provide details? I wanted to buy that hdd for a long time..
     
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    rider as Sam Fisher

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    Heyy quagmire! what details you want? It's simply a USB 3.0 HDD that can also work in an apple thunderbolt port with an adapter.

    LINK Now it's of ₹4841 by using a coupon MANGOPEOPLE.
     
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    Thanks for the link rider :)
     

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