WD 320GB My Passport Essential Portable USB 2.0 Hard Drive (Black)

WD 320GB My Passport Essential Portable USB 2.0 Hard Drive (Black)

WD 320GB My Passport Essential Portable USB 2.0 Hard Drive (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • 5400rpm
  • USB 2.0
  • Bus-Powered

WD Essential overview

  • 1Description

The 320GB My Passport Essential Portable USB Hard Drive from Western Digital is a portable hard drive in a durable housing, great for use with laptop computers. The drive features an interface that allows it to be connected and powered by USB 2.0, a rotation speed of 5400rpm, a 2MB data buffer and bus transfer rates of up to 60MB/sec. The drive is an excellent storage solution for users who are on the move.

Extremely compact Passport drives are available in many eye-catching colors, allowing you to easily distinguish between your drives on sight
Includes WD SmartWare suite for Windows, which offers an automatic backup application with an intuitive visual interface that shows your data being backed up. Easily customize the backups to protect the files and directories that you select, and restore files from backups with ease
Drive Lock for Windows allows you to protect your data from unauthorized access, locking the drive using advanced 256-bit encryption with password protection
Bus-powered USB 2.0 interface
Compact recyclable packaging is itself manufactured from recycled materials, minimizing waste
Compatible with Windows and Mac systems
320GB holds 24 hours of DV video, 80,000 MP3 songs, or 68 DVD movies
NTFS formatted for use in Windows, must be reformatted as FAT32 or HFS+ for use on Mac OS X systems
In the Box
WD 320GB My Passport Essential Portable USB 2.0 Hard Drive (Black)
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    WD Essential specs

    Capacity 320GB
    Interface 1x USB 2.0 (Micro-B)
    Drive Speed 5400rpm
    Buffer 2MB
    Average Seek Time 12ms
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate Not Specified by Manufacturer
    System Requirements Windows XP, Vista, 7; Mac OS X Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard
    USB port
    Mounting Portable
    Power Requirements Bus-powered
    Environmental Requirements Operating
    Temperature: 32-104°F (0-40°C)

    Temperature: -4-149°F (-20-65°C)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.3 x 0.6 x 3.2" (11 x 1.5 x 8.3cm)
    Weight 0.44 lb (0.2kg)

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