The My Passport Essential Portable Hard Drive from Western Digital is your answer to sleek, 'future-proof' portability. With this bus-powered drive, you can have up to 5Gb/s USB 3.0 speeds with complete backward compatibility with USB 2.0, allowing you to take full advantage of your drive immediately while still ensuring future usability.
- Dual USB 3.0 / 2.0 Compatibility
- This drive delivers universal compatibility today and next-generation speed for tomorrow. Use it with USB 2.0 now and step up to USB 3.0 speed when you're ready.
- Fast Transfer Rates
- While connected to a USB 3.0 port this drive lets you access and save files up to 3x faster than USB 2.0.
- Maximum Capacity
- Store all your favorite photos, music, movies and important files on this high capacity, portable drive.
- WD SmartWare Software
- This intuitive software puts you in control of your backup. With the ability to install all the features, a select few, or none at all, this versatile bundled software provides an excellent option for continuous, automatic protection of your data. For additional security, there is the option for password-protected encryption of your personal files.