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The 500GB My Passport USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive (Red) from WD is great for taking your data with you wherever you go. The drive features a small, sturdy design and easily connects to your netbook or laptop. It also features an LED that lets you know when the drive is on standby, active, or idle. Along with the drive, you will find the built-in software intended to help you quickly and easily backup files as well as manage the drive's power and security settings.
Ultra-Fast Transfer Rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport lets you access and save files in blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility
With this single drive you get compatibility with your USB 2.0 devices today and the ultra-fast speed of USB 3.0 when you're ready to step up to the next generation
High Capacity, Small Design
Offering high capacity in a compact drive, My Passport is the ideal companion for anyone with lots of videos, photos, music, and files that they want to help protect and take on the road
Automatic, Continuous Backup Software
You're in control of your backup. Install all the features, select just the components you need, or if you prefer, choose not to use the software at all. The software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file, it's instantly backed up
This utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to help protect your files from unauthorized use or access
WD Drive Utilities
Register your drive, set drive timer, run diagnostics and more
Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed
WD Quality Inside and Out
We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then, we protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for beauty and protection
Formatted NTFS for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, or Lion (requires reformatting)
In the Box
WD 500GB My Passport USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive (Red)