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.
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.
Ultra-fast 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 three times when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.
WD Security utility allows you to set password protection and hardware encryption for your drive to protect your files from unauthorised use or access.
WD Drive Utilities
Register your drive, run diagnostics and more using WD Drive Utilities.
No power adapter required
The drive is powered through the USB port, so there's no need to lug around a bulky power adapter.
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.
In the box
Portable hard drive
Quick install guide
Formatted NTFS for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
Requires reformatting for Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard, Lion, or Mountain Lion
Interface: USB 3.0 (backward compatible with USB 2.0
Height 2.1cm, width 11.1cm, depth 8.2cm
Data transfer rate: Up to 5 Gb/s in USB 3.0 mode and up to 480 Mb/s in USB 2.0 mode
Operating temperature: 5?C to 35?C
Non-op. temperature: –20?C to 65?C
Formatted NTFS for Windows? XP, Windows Vista?, Windows 7 and Windows 8
Requires reformatting for Mac OS?
Americas/EMEA: 2 years
APAC/Japan: 3 years