WD 6TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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WD 6TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 6TB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Includes AC Adapter
  • 256-Bit AES Hardware Encryption
With the 6TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD it is easy to back up important files and create system backups using the included WD Backup software for Windows or Time Machine for Mac. In addition to simplifying the backup process for both Windows and Mac computers, this hard drive features 256-bit AES hardware encryption to ensure stored files remain secure. The My Book Desktop drive features a USB 3.0 port for fast data transfers and comes exFAT formatted for Windows and Mac, making it easy to get up and running in no time.
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WD Desktop External HDD Overview

With the 6TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD it is easy to back up important files and create system backups using the included WD Backup software for Windows or Time Machine for Mac. In addition to simplifying the backup process for both Windows and Mac computers, this hard drive features 256-bit AES hardware encryption to ensure stored files remain secure. The My Book Desktop drive features a USB 3.0 port for fast data transfers and comes exFAT formatted for Windows and Mac, making it easy to get up and running in no time.

Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system. Reformatting is required for use with Apple Time Machine.

General Features

Complete Backup

Equipped with WD Backup software for Windows and Apple Time Machine compatibility for Mac, the My Book desktop hard drive can back up your photos, videos, music, and documents.

Password Protection with Hardware Encryption

The My Book drive's built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with WD Security tools helps keep your content private and safe. Just activate password protection and set your own personalized password.

WD Reliability

Millions of people around the world trust their data to My Book desktop storage. Designed to meet WD's requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and reliability, they back up the trusted My Book desktop storage with a limited 3-year warranty.

Watch the Power of My Book Come to Life

We live hectic lives and generate tons of digital content. My Book desktop storage has massive storage capacity so you can confidently back up the files that make up your digital life.

Do More with Discovery

Included WD Discovery software connects to popular social media and cloud storage services, like Facebook, Dropbox, and Google Drive. Import your photos, videos, and docs to the My Book drive to help preserve your online life. WD Discovery can also be used to manage your drive with WD Drive Utilities.
May require reformatting for other operating systems

Easy to Use

My Book desktop storage is ready to use out of the box so you can start transferring files, saving your memories, and backing up right away. It comes with all the software you need to help protect your data, including WD Backup and WD Security software, and is compatible with Time Machine.

Compatibility

Formatted exFAT for out-of-the-box compatibility with Windows 10 and 8.1, plus macOS 10.13 and later
UPC: 718037850955

WD Desktop External HDD Specs

Storage Capacity6 TB
Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
Pre-FormatexFAT
Internal Drive
Internal InterfaceSATA (Unspecified)
TypeHard Disk Drive
Form Factor3.5"
External Enclosure
Security FeaturesKensington Security Slot, Password Protection
Power SourceIncluded AC Adapter
Environmental ResistanceNone
Operating Temperature41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
Dimensions (L x W x H)1.9 x 5.5 x 6.7" / 49.0 x 139.3 x 170.6 mm
Weight2.31 lb / 1.05 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9 x 8.15 x 3.65"
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