WD 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive

WD 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive

WD 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive

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Product Highlights

  • 500GB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.0 Interface
  • Up to 5 Gb/s Data Transfer Speed
  • Formatted for Windows 8, 7, Vista & XP
  • Use with Mac Requires Reformatting
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WD WDBUZG5000ABK-NESN overview

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The 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive from WD quickly and efficiently transfers even the largest files with USB 3.0 connectivity. The integrated USB 3.0 connection provides data speeds up to 5 Gb/s while remaining backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports. This plug-and-play drive comes NTFS formatted for a seamless connection to PCs running Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP; and requires reformatting to work with Mac computers.

In the Box
WD 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive
  • USB Cable
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    WD WDBUZG5000ABK-NESN specs

    Performance
    Capacity 500GB
    Interface USB 3.0
    Drive Speed Not specified by manufacturer
    Buffer Not specified by manufacturer
    Sustained Data Transfer Rate Up to 5 Gb/s with USB 3.0
    Up to 480 Mb/s with USB 2.0
    System Requirements Formatted NTFS for Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
    (Requires reformatting for Mac OS X)
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    Mounting External
    Power Requirements Not specified by manufacturer
    Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 5 to 35°C
    Non-Operating Temperature: -20 to 65°C
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.20 x 0.60 x 4.40" / 82 x 15 x 111 mm
    Weight 0.30 lb / 0.13 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.7 x 5.1 x 1.9"

    WD WDBUZG5000ABK-NESN reviews

    500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 30.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great external drive at a modest price. Using this little drive as my backup for my notebook. Very reasonably priced, compact design travels well, no issues with performance or downlaod speeds. This is my second purchase of these drives and I've never had a proble with either. Using them for work and personal data without hesitation.
    Date published: 2014-02-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent HD I use this external hard drive for storing my photography. I pull files from it and save files to it quite frequently, it is fast and is ready to use when you plug it in. The USB 3.0 connection is fast! So far so good, I would highly recommend any of the WD Portable hard drives.
    Date published: 2014-10-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Real Space-Saver For many years I have backed-up my photo portfolio with the large external hard drives and have filled up two fireproof safes with these drives. Now I am using the 500gb, 1tb and 2tb elements with great ease and reliability ... and huge space savings.
    Date published: 2015-04-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from So much space and So compact This is so convenient and light weight. I can carry it with me or hide it from someone easily. Well Well worth the money.
    Date published: 2014-11-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Drive, Great Price Best small drive I have found. The last batch I bought are still in service. USB 3 and works for both MAC and PC.
    Date published: 2014-07-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great So Far This thing is a pretty convenient design with good capacity. All in all, it seems like a great value.
    Date published: 2014-07-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works with Mac Time Machine Setup for Mac was simple and the drive works seamlessly with the Mac time machine backup feature.
    Date published: 2014-05-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect drive for a good price This is a great drive for a great price. For 500gb USB 3 you can't go wrong.
    Date published: 2013-12-03
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