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

G-Tech 500GB G-DRIVE USB 3.0 Slim Portable Hard Drive

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    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

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