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WD Elements Portable USB 3.0 1TB vs. WD Elements Desktop 3.0 8TB + 1

WD Elements Desktop 3.0 8TB

WD Elements Desktop 3.0 8TB

£154.99

Free delivery
WD My Passport V3 USB 3.0 5TB

WD My Passport V3 USB 3.0 5TB

£89.99

Free delivery
Ethernet connection
No
No
No
Wireless connection
None
None
None
eSATA
No
No
No
Firewire
No
No
No
Thunderbolt
No
No
No
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of USB connector
Micro-USB, USB (Type A)
Micro-USB
Micro-USB
USB version
3.1 (Gen 1)
3.1 (Gen 1)
3.1 (Gen 1)
Available colours
Black, White, Grey, Green
Black
Black, Blue, Red
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
111 mm
135 mm
107.2 mm
Height
21 mm
165.8 mm
19.15 mm
Width
82.4 mm
48 mm
75 mm
Form factor
2.5 inches
3.5 inches
2.5 inches
Product weight
134 g
950 g
210 g
Features
Built-in support for encryption
Cache size
8 MB
RAID
No
No
No
Power management
Mains
Number of hard drives
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Rotational speed
5400 RPM
5400 RPM
Storage capacity
1 TB
8 TB
5 TB
Price/TB
35 £/TB
19.38 £/TB
18 £/TB