WD Elements 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

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Product overview

• 1TB portable hard drive gives you a large storage capacity for all your documents, pictures and videos
• Perfect for storing your data and taking it with you, using a small and light portable hard drive
• USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, while the drive spins at 5,400rpm
• Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
• This portable hard drive is powered by USB, and small enough to fit in your hand
• Includes a free trial version of WD SmartWare Pro automatically backs up your files as you work or even at a scheduled time
• Manufacturer part number: WDBUZG0010BBK

What can I store on this hard drive?
This hard drive has 1TB (1,000GB) of storage, so you have plenty of space for your files. You can store up to 7.75 hours of 4K video at 30fps, 33 hours of 1080p video at 30fps, 250 two-hour DVD films, 320,000 digital photos or 16,660 hours of digital music.

Why should I choose a portable drive?
The portable drive is great if you are constantly on the move or you need a space saving design. As it’s powered by USB you can connect it to any computer or newer smart TV with a USB port.

What is WD SmartWare Pro?
WD SmartWare Pro is a backup software that works quietly in the background to help protect your data without impacting on your computer’s speed. It can back up your files continuously by selecting the automatic function or you can set a schedule for it to back up on a certain date and time more convenient for you.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top quality, silent. I've always purchased WD hard drives , they simply do not compromise on quality and this drive is no exception Forget you maxtor and other cheaper drives, these really are tones to buy because nothing hurts more than losing a TB of data because you bought a cheap drive.
Date published: 2016-08-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Be careful Take no notice of the compatibility list on WD's website. Works fine on Vista but will NOT work on XP
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Portable hard drive Easy to use, great for back ups, all I need now is another one to give 3. Levels of back up.
Date published: 2016-11-01
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hi, will this record from a humax hb 1100 freesat receiver.regards craig

Asked by: cb60
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-04-26

Is this item compatible with USB 2 as well as USB 3.

Asked by: Crix
Yes however you will have a slower transfer speed
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-04-05

Is the WD Elements 1TB ok for Windows 10

Asked by: Tom Tom
Yes, this will be compatible.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-03-31

Do you sell the leads for this item? I have a drive but the lead is too easy to lose so I want one for home and ne at work.

Asked by: donB
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-01-06

I want an external hard drive to connect to my Satelitte receiver to record the manual says that compatible ones usb 2.0 or higher and power DC 5V/0,5A (under the usb connection at the back of the box is written DC 5V/0,5A). Is this compatible?

Asked by: Peter
This should be fine for your intended use
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-10-11

what is a drive form factor

Asked by: neil x
I have added a link to explain this http://searchsolidstatestorage.techtarget.com/definition/HDD-form-factor-hard-disk-drive-form-factor
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-03-14

What is the manufacturer's guarantee for this product please?

Asked by: Grace
All our products have a one year warranty unless stated otherwise.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-02-14

Will this item work with windows 10

Asked by: Friar tuck
This will work fine with Windows 10.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-01-28
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