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WD USB 3.0 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive

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WD USB 3.0 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
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  • 500GB portable hard drive gives you enough storage capacity for all your documents, pictures and videos
  • USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, while the drive spins at 5,400rpm
  • Perfect for storing all your valuable documents and pictures as a backup
  • Free trial version of WD SmartWare Pro automatically backs up your files as you work or even at a scheduled time
  • USB powered and small enough to fit in your hand makes this a great portable drive
  • Manufacturer part number: WDBUZG5000ABK

Product details

WD USB 3.0 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive

• 500GB portable hard drive gives you enough storage capacity for all your documents, pictures and videos
• USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, while the drive spins at 5,400rpm
• Perfect for storing all your valuable documents and pictures as a backup
• Free trial version of WD SmartWare Pro automatically backs up your files as you work or even at a scheduled time
• USB powered and small enough to fit in your hand makes this a great portable drive
• Manufacturer part number: WDBUZG5000ABK

What can I store on this hard drive?
This hard drive has 500GB of storage, giving you plenty of space for your files. You can store up to 500 hours of standard digital video, 125 two-hour DVD films, 160,000 digital photos or 8,330 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.

Specifications
Dimensions 111 mm x 82 mm x 15 mm
Connection Type USB 3.0
Capacity 500 GB
Powered by USB 5V
Colour Black
Backup Options N/A
Compatibility Windows, Mac - with formatting
Drive Form Factor 2.5 Inch
Data Transfer Speed up to 5 GB/s (USB 3.0)
up to 480 MB/s (USB 2.0)
Drive Spin Speed 5400 rpm
Rated 5 out of 5 by from TP Link M7350 Connected easy very fast 4g with my phone very pleased
Date published: 2016-08-22
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can this item be password protected

Asked by: gazd59
Unfortunately we no longer stock this item as it has been discontinued from our range. Therefore we are unable to obtain any further in-depth Technical specification.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-08-09

HI. Would this product be suitable for giving extra storage space on a PlayStation 4?

Asked by: Loulou
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-18

will this work with a mac laptop/

Asked by: PlumpDJ
YES it will but only if you prepare and format the drive for use on a MAC. The internet has a million websites that can help you with how to prepare and format a drive for use with a MAC.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-11-29

Will this work with windows10?

Asked by: Phil
Yes Windows 10 has full support for external hard drives.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-01-06

does it work with an Apple?

Asked by: JDubs
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-08-19

Does the trial software enable a hard drive image to be created which would be the operating system.?. Would Norton Ghost for example be okay?

Asked by: pete
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-08-16

Can I use this item linking it to a USB 2.0 port?

Asked by: Dave Just
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17

Which of your external USB Hard Drive is saving Emails & Contacts from Windows Live Mail on W8.1 ?

Asked by: Alain
This is not supported by the drives you would set this up in the software you are using.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17
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A69RU WD USB 3.0 500GB Elements Portable Hard Drive (1+) £39.99

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