The 2TB My Book Essential External Desktop Hard Drive from WD brings the speed of USB 3.0 to your fingertips. With bus transfer speeds up to 5Gbps*, it only takes a sliver of time to access and save media files or back up your computer. This sleek, high capacity drive includes password protection for added privacy and security.
Preformatted with the NTFS file system for use with Windows systems, Mac users can reformat the drive via Disk Utility. The drive comes with the WD SmartWare software suite for data backup management.
Note: * 5Gbps is the maximum theoretical data transfer speed of USB 3.0. The actual data transfer speed can vary and is typically lower.
|Interface||1x USB 3.0 (B)|
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Varies depending on internal drive installed in the enclosureclose
|Buffer||Not Specified by Manufacturer|
|Average Seek Time||Not Specified by Manufacturer|
|Sustained Data Transfer Rate||Not Specified by Manufacturer|
Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7; Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6 (Must be reformatted for use with OS X; Works as a USB 2.0 disk when used with OS X)
Hardware: USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
|Power Requirements||AC: 100-240VAC, 47-63Hz|
Operating Temperature: 41-95°F (5-35°C)
Storage Temperature: -4-149°F (-4-65°C)
|Dimensions||1.9 x 6.5 x 5.3" (4.8 x 16.5 x 13.5cm)|
|Weight||2.6 lb (1.2kg)|