The 1TB My Book 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive from Western Digital is an external hard drive utilizing USB 3.0 technology for incredibly fast data transfers. USB 3.0 allows data transfers up to 5Gbps, more than ten times faster than USB 2.0. The drive boasts 1TB of space, providing you with plenty of space for large video projects, full media libraries, or backup storage for your main PC. The hard drive comes packaged with a 2-port USB 3.0 PCIe card, so you can take advantage of the faster speeds immediately. The My Book supports USB 2.0 transfers, allowing it to be used with older equipment without complication.
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface
Accelerate your data transfers with the USB 3.0 interface. Transfer a 24GB HD movie in 2.7 minutes, as opposed to the 13.3 minutes it would take with a 2.0 connection.
Includes USB 3.0 PCIe Card
This My Book is a complete USB 3.0 solution, including a 2-port USB 3.0 PCIe card.
Resource intensive video editing, animation, graphic design, and large
media files can be saved so quickly that you no longer have to wait for the
technology to keep up with your ideas.
Sleek, Streamlined Design
The My Book external hard drive features a premium finish that will look
great sitting on your shelf.
Plug-and-Play compatible with Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Compatible with USB 2.0 Ports
Connect the drive anywhere there's a USB port. The USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 with no additional hardware needed.
When connected to a USB 2.0 interface, data transfers will occur at USB 2.0 speed.
The drive comes in a small retail box from recycled materials to minimize waste.