WD 2TB My Book Essential External Desktop Hard Drive

WD 2TB My Book Essential External Desktop Hard Drive

WD 2TB My Book Essential External Desktop Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Compatible with USB 2.0
  • Up to 5Gbps Transfer Speed
  • WD SmartWare Software
  • Password Protection
  • Sleek Design
  • Formatted NTFS for Windows
  • Mac Compatibility (Reformat Required)
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  • 1Description

The 2TB My Book Essential External Desktop Hard Drive from WD brings the speed of USB 3.0 to your fingertips. With bus transfer speeds up to 5Gbps*, it only takes a sliver of time to access and save media files or back up your computer. This sleek, high capacity drive includes password protection for added privacy and security.

Preformatted with the NTFS file system for use with Windows systems, Mac users can reformat the drive via Disk Utility. The drive comes with the WD SmartWare software suite for data backup management.

Note: * 5Gbps is the maximum theoretical data transfer speed of USB 3.0. The actual data transfer speed can vary and is typically lower.

Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Interface
A single drive with universal compatibility today and next-generation speed for tomorrow. Use it with USB 2.0 now and step up to USB 3.0 speed when you're ready.
Up to 3x Faster Transfer Rates
When connected to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port this drive lets you access and save files up to 3 times faster than USB 2.0. Transfer a 2-hour HD movie in as little as 3 minutes instead of 13 minutes!
WD Quality Inside and Out
For over 20 years, millions of people worldwide have trusted their data to WD hard drives. WD is successful because they understand the importance of your data: their first concern is keeping that data safe.
WD SmartWare 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.
Automatic, Continuous Backup
Works quietly in the background to protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file it's instantly backed up.
Password Protection for Privacy
Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access with password protection and encryption.
Planet Friendly
WD designed a small box that uses recycled material and minimizes waste. You are encouraged to recycle it.
In the Box
WD 2TB My Book Essential External Desktop Hard Drive
  • USB Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • WD SmartWare Software
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Capacity 2TB
    Interface 1x USB 3.0 (B)
    Drive Speed Not Specified by Manufacturer

    Varies depending on internal drive installed in the enclosure

    Buffer Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Average Seek Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate Not Specified by Manufacturer
    System Requirements Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7; Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6 (Must be reformatted for use with OS X; Works as a USB 2.0 disk when used with OS X)
    Hardware: USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
    Mounting Desktop
    Power Requirements AC: 100-240VAC, 47-63Hz
    Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 41-95°F (5-35°C)
    Storage Temperature: -4-149°F (-4-65°C)
    Dimensions 1.9 x 6.5 x 5.3" (4.8 x 16.5 x 13.5cm)
    Weight 2.6 lb (1.2kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 7.0 x 5.4"
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