WD 5TB Elements Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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WD 5TB Elements Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 5TB Storage Capacity
  • Micro-USB 3.0 Interface
  • Includes Micro-USB to USB Type-A Cable
  • Preformatted for Windows
Store and take your important information with you while on-the-go using the 5TB Elements Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD. With a capacity of 5TB, it can be used for additional storage or for backing up your videos, photos, music, documents, and other files. The Elements drive connects to your computer with a USB 3.0 port at speeds up to 5 Gb/s, is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 at speeds up to 480 Mb/s, and is formatted as NTFS so Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 systems will recognize it right out of the box. For Mac users, the drive can be formatted to work with Mac OS.
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WD Portable External HDD Overview

Store and take your important information with you while on-the-go using the 5TB Elements Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from WD. With a capacity of 5TB, it can be used for additional storage or for backing up your videos, photos, music, documents, and other files. The Elements drive connects to your computer with a USB 3.0 port at speeds up to 5 Gb/s, is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 at speeds up to 480 Mb/s, and is formatted as NTFS so Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 systems will recognize it right out of the box. For Mac users, the drive can be formatted to work with Mac OS.

The Elements drive quickly backs up and retrieves files by utilizing USB 3.0 technology and draws power from a USB bus-powered port on your device, meaning that it requires no other additional external power source. The WD Elements drive is protected by a limited 2-year worldwide warranty and a micro-USB to USB Type-A cable is included.

General Features

USB 3.0 and 2.0 Compatibility

With this single drive, you get compatibility with USB 3.0 and 2.0 devices. For reference, USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1 or USB 3.2 Gen 1.

Fast Transfer Rates

When connected to a USB 3.0 port, this WD Elements portable hard drive delivers fast data transfer rates.

Improve Computer Performance

When your internal hard drive is almost full, your computer slows down. Don't delete files. Free up space on your internal hard drive by transferring files to your WD Elements and get your computer moving again.

High Capacity, Small Enclosure

The small, lightweight design offers up to 5TB of storage, making WD Elements portable hard drives a viable companion for consumers on the go.

WD Quality

WD knows your data is important to you. So, they build the drive inside to their demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then, they protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for style and protection.

Formatted for Windows

Formatted NTFS and compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, and 7. It can also be reformatted for Mac
UPC: 718037871899

WD Portable External HDD Specs

Storage Capacity5 TB
Connection Interface1 x USB 3.2 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB Micro-B)
Pre-FormatNTFS
Internal InterfaceSATA (Unspecified)
TypeHard Disk Drive
External Enclosure
Power SourceUSB Bus Power
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)4.4 x 3.2 x 0.8" / 111.8 x 81.3 x 20.8 mm
Weight0.52 lb / 0.24 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.71 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.8 x 5 x 2"
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