This is one of the fastest external drives ever! The winning combination of a USB 3.0 interface, 2TB of storage capacity and the Western Digital My Book USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, boosts read and write speeds to levels never seen before. The elegant Western Digital My Book USB 3.0 external hard drives features a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface with unmatched speed of up to 5 gigabit per second for the fastest transfer speed available on an external hard drive.
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface - Accelerate your data transfers with the fastest available interface. Transfer a 24 GB HD movie in 2.7 minutes vs. 13.3 minutes with a 2.0 connection.
- Ideas accelerated - Resource intensive video editing, animation, graphic design, and large media files can be saved so quickly that you no longer have to wait for the technology to keep up with your ideas.
- Included USB 3.0 HBA adapter - The included USB 3.0 HBA adapter allow users to upgrade their PC to take advantage of the faster data transfer speeds available through the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port.
- Sleek, streamlined design - This newest member of the best-selling My Book family of external hard drives features a premium finish that will look great sitting on your shelf.
- Compatible with USB 2.0 ports - Connect the drive anywhere there's a USB port. The USB 3.0 is backward compatible with USB 2.0 with no additional hardware needed.
- WD quality inside and out - Designed with the same commitment to quality that has made My Book external had drives the number one selling drives in the world.
- Planet friendly - We designed a small retail box from recycled materials to minimise waste. We encourage you to recycle it.
The Western Digital My Book USB 3.0 holds
- Up to 400,000 digital photos
- Up to 500,000 songs (MP3)
- Up to 50,000 songs (uncompressed CD quality)
- Up to 152 hours of Digital Video (DV)
- Up to 760 hours of DVD quality video
- Up to 240 hours of HD video
* Your performance may vary based on your system configuration. HD movie size approximates a 2 hour movie. 2000 MP3 files assumes a file size of 5MB or total. Transfer speeds were achieved on a system with 64-bit Windows 7, Intel quad core 2.67 GHz, X58/ICH1OR on an ASUS P6T Professional motherboard. Ready to plug-and-play with Windows PCs NOTE: When connected to a USB 2.0 interface data transfers will occur at USB 2.0 speeds.