Western Digital 500GB My Passport SSD USB3.1 SSD

£ 79.98  inc. vat

£ 66.65 ex. vat

Western Digital 500GB My Passport SSD USB3.1 SSD

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  • Blazing fast NVMe technology
  • Password enabled 256-bit AES hardware encryption
  • Simple backup
  • Sleek and compact design

Product Description

Western Digital 500GB My Passport SSD USB3.1 SSD

Save, access and protect the content that matters to you with My Passport™ SSD, giving you read speeds of up to 1050MB/s2 and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s2 with NVMe™ technology.


Larger files and more content demand next-level performance. The My Passport™ SSD delivers read speeds of up to 1050MB/s2 and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s2, and capacities of up to 2TB1 so you can access your digital world anytime, anywhere.


Your digital world is invaluable. Help keep your data safe with password enabled 256-bit AES hardware encryption and simple backup.


Carry your data with confidence. The My Passport™ SSD has a bold, metal design that is tough enough to handle whatever comes your way. Shock and vibration resistant. Drop resistant up to 6.5ft (1.98m).


Included backup software3 makes it easy to enable simple back up of high-capacity files to your drive or cloud service account.4 Set it and forget it! Compatible with Apple Time Machine (requires reformatting).


Stylishly designed in a range of colours, enclosed in a compact sleek metal design. The My Passport™ SSD is engineered from the ground up to be a quality drive, inside and out, to deliver reliable performance. It's a trusted drive built with WD reliability.


No setup required. Ready to use right out of the box and compatible with PC and Mac. Equipped with USB 3.2 Gen-2 technology, the My Passport™ SSD comes with a USB-C™ cable and USB-A adaptor to work with legacy systems.

1 As used for storage capacity, 1GB = one billion bytes and 1TB = one trillion bytes. Actual user capacity may be less depending on operating environment. 

2 As used for transfer rate, 1 MB/s = one million bytes per second. Based on internal testing; performance may vary depending upon host device, usage conditions, drive capacity, and other factors.

3 Internet activation required

4 App or Cloud account registration may be required. Apps and Cloud services may be changed, terminated or interrupted at any time and may vary by country.

Technical Specification

Western Digital 500GB My Passport SSD USB3.1 SSD


Device Type Solid state drive - external (portable)
Capacity 500 GB
Hardware Encryption Yes
Encryption Algorithm 256-bit AES
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 2
Features Shock resistant, password authentication, vibration dampening, automatic backup, NVM Express (NVMe)
Width 55 mm
Depth 100 mm
Height 9 mm
Weight 45.7 g


Interface Transfer Rate 10.0 Gbps (USB 3.2 Gen2)
Max Data Transfer Rate 1050 MB/s

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 - 24 pin USB-C


Power Source USB bus

Software & System Requirements

Software Included WD Discovery
OS Required Windows 8.1 / 10, Apple macOS High Sierra 10.13, Apple macOS Mojave 10.14, Apple macOS Catalina 10.15


Cables Included 1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 cable ¦ 1 x USB-C to USB-A adapter
Enclosure Colour Space grey
Localisation Worldwide (excluding China)

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 5 years

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