WD 12TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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WD 12TB My Book Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 12TB Storage Capacity
  • Micro-USB 3.0 Interface
  • Includes AC Adapter
  • 256-Bit AES Hardware Encryption
With the 12TB 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 micro-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

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With the 12TB 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 micro-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
My Book desktop storage comes equipped with backup software to help make sure your photos, videos, music, and documents don't get lost. You can set it to run automatically to your schedule. Just pick the time and frequency to back up important files from your system. With the power of the included backup software, you've got complete backup routine options to help recover data in the event of a computer virus or computer failure, or if you accidentally press "delete."
Password Protection with Hardware Encryption
The My Book drive's built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with password protection helps keep your content private and safe. Just activate password protection and set your own personalized password using the included software. For quick, convenient access you can set to automatically unlock the drive on your computer, saving you the hassle of keying in your password every time.
Easy to Use
Preformatted as exFAT and ready to use with Mac and Windows computers right out of the box, so you can start transferring files, saving your memories, and backing up right away. It also comes with all the software you need to help protect your data.
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.
Compatibility
System Requirements
Formatted exFAT for out-of-the-box compatibility for Windows and Mac.
Operating System
  • Windows 10 and later
  • macOS 11 and later
  • May require reformatting for other operating systems
  • Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
UPC: 718037872247

WD Desktop External HDD Specs

Key Specs
System Connection
Micro-USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Storage Capacity
12 TB SATA 3.5" HDD
Read Speed
Maximum: 5 Gb/s
Power Source
Included AC Adapter
Storage Capacity
12 TB SATA 3.5" HDD
Read Speed
Maximum: 5 Gb/s
Write Speed
Maximum: 5 Gb/s
Buffer
No
Default OS Support
Windows & macOS
Reliability / Data Integrity
Encryption
256-Bit AES (Hardware-Based)
External Enclosure
Security Features
Kensington Security Slot, Password Protection
Material
Aluminum
Cooling System
Passive
Impact Resistance
No
Environmental Protection
No
Electrical
Power Source
Included AC Adapter
Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Environmental
Operating Temperature
41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
General
Certifications
NRCAN, RoHS
Dimensions
6.7 x 5.5 x 1.9" / 170.6 x 139.3 x 49 mm
Weight
2.14 lb / 0.97 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
15 x 9.8 x 8.9"

WD Desktop External HDD Reviews

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What is the RPM of the drive?

What is the RPM of the drive?
Asked by: Anthony
This model is 5400 RPM.
Answered by: Michael M
Date published: 2021-09-28

Can the drive be mirrored?

Can the drive be mirrored?
Asked by: George
Yes, the drive can be mirrored; the drive ships pre-formatted and will need to be formatted and partitioned before use if using different operating system.
Answered by: Raymond B
Date published: 2021-05-26

When is the release date ?

When is the release date ?
Asked by: devin
At this time we are expecting this item to arrive at B&H mid December. You can click on the "Request Stock Alert" button and submit your e-mail to be notified when it comes in.
Answered by: Geoffrey
Date published: 2019-12-05

Does this drive have an on/off switch?

Does this drive have an on/off switch?
Asked by: Paul
no
Answered by: George
Date published: 2024-04-15

how many drives it had inside? 1 of 10tb?

how many drives it had inside? 1 of 10tb?
Asked by: Eliseo
Yes, this would have a one 10TB hard drive
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2019-02-27

Can I upload the content from a smaller drive ...

Can I upload the content from a smaller drive that is also formatted to my mac laptop?
Asked by: Halee
You would not be able to lug the other drive into this one to upload, but if you have both drives plugged into the same computer you can then transfer from one to the other
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2019-02-25

What type of USB3 port does this have, full size ...

What type of USB3 port does this have, full size or micro? I wouldn't have to ask if even one of the photos showed the back of the drive, but none did.
Asked by: Doug
This item contains a ( Micro-B) port on the back of the item.
Answered by: Darius
Date published: 2021-02-09

How do you power this down? Doesn't unplugging it ...

How do you power this down? Doesn't unplugging it from the wall run the risk of corrupting the drive?
Asked by: Matthew
The WD My Book Desktop External HDD will remain powered on while its power source is connected. Data corruption could occur if the drive is disconnected before being properly ejected/dismounted from your computer, but if this has already been done and the drive is no longer in use it is safe to disconnect the power supply.
Answered by: Calvin M
Date published: 2023-01-03
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