Western Digital 500GB My Passport Portable Hard Drive, 5 Gb/s (Max) Serial Bus Transfer Rate, USB 3.0 Connectivity, White

Western Digital
SKU: WDMPERGWH MFR: WDBKXH5000AWT-NESN

About Western Digital WDBKXH5000

The WD 500 GB My Passport USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive (White) is a convenient, high capacity option for anyone with a lot of videos, photos, music and files that they want to keep secure - and take on the road.

Designed for speed and convenience, the My Passport hard drive makes backing-up your files fast, easy and most importantly automatic. You can set up the included software to automatically back up files and folders, so you never have to worry about making copies of your favorite photos, videos, or music. It has a low impact on computer resources while running in the background and will instantly back up any files the moment you add or change them.

Using high-speed USB 3.0 technology and also compatible with any USB 2.0 port, you can now transfer files faster than ever before, with rates of up to three times faster than previous USB 2.0 technology. Keep those files not only stored, but protected, using WD Security for password protection and hardware encryption - to protect your files from unauthorized use or access.

Western Digital WDBKXH5000 Features

  • Massive capacity, yet small design: Offering an outstanding 500 GB capacity in an amazingly small enclosure, My Passport hard drives are the ideal companion for taking your videos, photos, music and files around with you - or safely stored at home
  • Automatic, continuous backup software: Creating & storing copies of your files means never losing your photos/music and always having a copy to bring back. WD's automatic backup software makes this easy by quietly working in the background to help protect your data, while using minimal PC resources
  • Ultra-fast USB 3.0 transfer rates: When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport 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
  • WD Security and WD Drive Utilities: WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to protect your files from unauthorized use or access. Or register your drive, set drive security, run diagnostics and more, using WD Drive Utilities

Western Digital WDBKXH5000 Specifications

Capacity
500GB
Interface
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
Sustained Data Transfer Rate
5GB/s (Max)
System Requirements
Comes formatted NTFS for Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7
Requires reformatting for Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, or Lion
Power Requirements
Powered via USB port
Operating Temperature
41deg. - 104deg. F (5deg. C - 40deg. C)
Non-Operating Temperature
-4deg. F to 149deg. F (-20deg. C - 65deg. C)
Dimensions (D x W x H)
4.4 x 3.2 x 0.6" (11.1 x 8.1 x 1.5 cm)
Weight
0.30 lbs (0.14 kg)
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Shopper  Is this MAC compatible?
ROGER W  The hard drive works with both mac and windows. However it comes pre-formated to work with windows so in order to use it with a mac you must reformat if first.
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