Which portable hard drives will work with OS X 10.8.1. I like to keep a back up on my bank box.

I purchased a WD MY passport for mac 500 GB but it does not work

  • Asked by Richard S from Birmingham
  • 23-Sep-2012
G-Technology 500GB G-DRIVE Slim USB 3.0 Hard Drive

G-Technology 500GB G-DRIVE Slim USB 3.0 Hard Drive

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  • Best Answer:

    Any drive you format as HFS should work with your Mac, provided you have the ports the drive needs (i.e. if you buy a drive with only Firewire 800 ports, you will need a Firewire 800 port on your Mac). If you have a recent (2012) Mac, then your best bet is probably to buy a USB 3.0 hard drive

    • Answered by Paul G
    • 2-Oct-2012