Highlights

WD quality inside and out

My Book External drives are the world’s best selling drives. There’s a reason. We’ve been making hard drives for 20 years and we know how to protect your data.

USB 3.0 plus USB 2.0

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.

See your life safe in one place

WD SmartWare visual backup software provides a visual display of your backup as it happens so you know your data is safe.



Overview

USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility.

With this single drive you get compatibility with your USB 2.0 devices today and the ultra-fast speed of USB 3.0 when you're ready to step up to the next generation.

Up to 3x faster transfer rates.

When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Book lets you access and save files with blazing speed. Reduce transfer time by up to 3 times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.

Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.

WD SmartWare software

WD SmartWare visual backup software provides a visual display of your backup as it happens so you know your data is safe.

Automatic, continuous backup software.

Backup means having a second copy of your files at all times. WD's automatic backup software makes that easy. It continually works quietly in the background to help protect your data while using minimal PC resources. Whenever you save or change a file, it's instantly backed up.

Password protection for privacy.

WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to protect your files from unauthorized use or access.

WD Drive Utilities

Register your drive, set drive security, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.

WD quality inside and out.

We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability. Then we place the drive in a robust enclosure designed for beauty and protection.
Accessories
Cables
My Book USB 3.0 Cable (USB 3.0 to Micro B)
$14.99
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Power Supplies
18W Power Adapter for My Book and My DVR Expander
$14.99
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Carrying Cases
My Book Side Opening Case
$5.99
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Specifications
Performance Specifications
Serial Transfer Rate
USB 3.0
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 3.0)5 Gb/s (Max)
USB 2.0
Serial Bus Transfer Rate (USB 2.0)480 Mb/s (Max)
Physical Specifications
Capacity3 TB
InterfaceDual Compatibility (USB 3.0 and USB 2.0)
Physical Dimensions
English
Height6.50 Inches
Depth5.3 Inches
Width1.9 Inches
Weight2.60 Pounds
Metric
Height165 mm
Depth135 mm
Width48.0 mm
Weight1.18 kg
As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, megabit per second (Mb/s) = one million bits per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second.


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