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Toshiba Canvio 500GB Slim Portable External Hard Drive, 5400RPM, 8MB Cache Buffer

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The Toshiba Canvio 500GB Slim Portable External Hard Drive (Black) is ideal for taking your storage on the go. This drive offers high capacity storage in a slim and sleek brushed aluminum design that is a perfect companion for your ultrabook. The Canvio Slim's built-In USB 3.0 Interface significantly improves file transfer performance for large media files and dramatically minimizes the wait time for backup. Plus, it is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices. The Canvio Slim is small in size but big on storage. The 500GB Drive is capable of storing up to 142000 digital photos or 131000 digital music files or 410 downloaded digital movies.

The Canvio Slim Portable External Hard Drive is preloaded with software to make backup fast and simple. The included NTI Backup Now EZ software scans your system and recommends the best coverage for your computer. Choose between backing up your files to the cloud, backing up your files and folders to your Canvio Slim portable hard drive, backing up everything saved on your computer, or choose all three for the most comprehensive coverage. Click the restore button and you can recover a file or folder. Boot to your Canvio Slim Portable Hard Drive and it will restore all the files saved on your computer. It has a utility to burn a boot CD/DVD to make the process even simpler.

The Toshiba Canvio Slim Portable Hard Drive is preformatted NTFS for Windows PC. Plus, the drive comes with a NTFS driver for Mac allowing you to store and access files from the PC and Mac without reformatting. It is built in accordance with Toshiba's high quality standard offering reliable mobile storage and backup solution with the latest USB technology.

What's Included With This Item

  • Toshiba Canvio 500GB Slim Portable External Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • NTI Backup Now EZ (Preloaded On Drive)
  • NTFS Driver for Mac (Preloaded On Drive)
  • Toshiba 3 Year Warranty

Key Features

  • Slim and lightweight design
  • Sleek brushed aluminum finish
  • Preloaded easy-to-use backup software
  • Schedule automatic backup
  • File, folder and full system backup and recovery
  • Password protection
  • PC & Mac compatible. Stores and access files from PC and Mac without reformatting
  • USB 3.0 & USB 2.0 compatible

Technical Specs

Capacity 500GB
Interface USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
Interface Transfer Rate (Max) Up to 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0)
Up to 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0)
Rotational Speed 5400 RPM
Average Seek Time 12ms
Cache Buffer 8MB
System Requirements Formatted NTFS for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 Mac OS X (Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion) with included NTFS driver for Mac
Available USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
Dimensions (LxWxH) 107x75x9mm / 4.21x2.95x0.35"
Weight 150g / 5.29oz
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