WD USB 3.0 3TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive - Black

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About this product


  • 3TB storage capacity can store up to 300 hours of HD video
  • USB 3.0 transfers data up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0
  • Schedule automatic backups to local drive or Dropbox via included software

Product overview

• 3TB of storage provides you with a vast amount of space for your backups, images and videos
• USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, when used with a USB3.0 port
• Just 20.96mm thick and weighs 230g making it an extremely portable hard drive
• Free and included WD backup application lets you schedule automatic backups locally to the drive or to your Dropbox account (Windows only)

Special feature
• Supplied with a free WD security application for setting up an optional password that is 256-bit AES hardware encrypted

What could I use this hard drive for?
If you are looking for a hard drive to do continuous backups or for backing up large amount of files than look no further, this WD My Passport Ultra (Manufacturer Code: WDBBKD0030BBK-EESN) is the perfect choice. 3TB of storage gives you enough space for approximately 600,000 10MP digital pictures or more than 300 hours of high definition video. The USB 3.0 connection helps transfers of large data as it is 10 times faster than USB 2.0, making it quicker to transfer immense amounts of folders, videos or pictures.

An extra layer of protection can be added to the hard drive through the use of the supplied WD security application. When setup with a password the 256-but hardware encryption is activated, so you can protect your precious memories and confidential documents.

Is there backup software to use with this?
The WD My Passport Ultra includes WD backup software which will let you schedule automatic backups. The backups can either be scheduled to be stored onto this external hard drive or to a cloud service account (such as Dropbox). This feature only works on Windows and currently does not work on Macs.

Is this compatible with Mac as well?
The hard drive is pre-formatted as an NTFS drive, which makes it compatible with Windows computers straight out of the box. In order to get this hard drive to work on Mac OS X computers, the hard drive will need to be reformatted.




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1 x WD USB 3.0 3TB My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive




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