The world's number one selling hard drive now offers high capacity storage with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 connectivity for compatibility today and speed for the future.
MacMall Part #: 8908811
Manufacturer Part #: WDBACW0030HBKNES-REF
Put your digital life on the high capacity My Book Essential external hard drive. Designed to last with both WD quality and reliability plus USB 3.0 connectivity for next-generation speed.
Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility - 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 youre 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 just 3 minutes instead of 13 minutes.
* Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.
WD quality inside and out - For over 20 years, millions of people worldwide have trusted their data to WD hard drives. We are successful because we understand the importance of your data and our 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 its 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.
* (A model with disabled encryption is also available.)
Planet friendly - We designed a small box to minimize waste and used recycled material. We encourage you to recycle it.
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires reformatting for Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard
Hard Drive capacity
Spindle Speed (RPM)
Hard Drive interface type
USB 3.0 Serial Bus Transfer Rate: 5 Gb/s (Max) | USB 2.0 Serial Bus Transfer Rate: 480 Mb/s (Max)
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