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25 Sep 2011  
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PattiChati View Post
Is this a good usb external hard drive? Does the 5.0 gbps mean it is just a 5 gb drive. I have a 8 gb flash drive. This one is $100
My Passport Essential SE 1 TB External hard drive - 5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB
Western Digital My Passport Essential SE 1 TB USB 3.0/2.0 Ultra Portable External Hard Drive (Silver)
$99.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
  • Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
  • Connectivity today; speed for tomorrow
  • Up to 3x faster transfer rates with USB 3.0
  • Maximum capacity
  • Automatic, continuous backup
  • Hardware encryption, password protection
so, the drive has the option of using usb 3.0 if you have it. It also has continuous backup which of course will be installed on your machine when you plug it in and run the software included. This could be a bonus for you.

Rich
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