Western Digital 3TB My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Berry
Store, carry and protect all your sensitive and important data with the berry My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 Secure Portable Hard Drive from WD. With a capacity of 3TB, use it for extra storage or for backing up your videos, photos, and files. My Passport connects to your computer via a USB 3.0 port and is formatted in NTFS so systems running Windows 8, 7 or Vista will recognize it right out of the box. For Mac users, you can reformat the drive to work with the Mac OS X operating system.
Due to the mobility of portable hard drives, sensitive data on these drives can be easily lost or stolen. With built-in 256-bit hardware encryption, your data stays safe with always on protection and authentication takes place on the My Passport Ultra instead of taking up valuable system resources. Additionally, you can easily access the data on the drive without the need of driver or software installation on the host system.
My Passport Ultra quickly backs up and retrieves files by utilizing USB 3.0 technology and draws power from a USB bus-powered port on your device. Automatic back up your data has been simplified with the use of WD Backup software that lets you create scheduled backup times. Moreover, this software program works with your Dropbox account to provide another level of file protection.
My Passport Ultra helps you protect your precious memories and confidential files with 256-bit encryption. You can set an optional password to activate the hardware encryption and add an extra layer of security for your private files. Because it's hardware-based, it won't impact the speed of your transfers or slow down your computer.
WD Backup is a software program that is easy to use and requires minimal system resources. You can set up a backup schedule to automatically safeguard your files on a schedule that fits your life. Additionally, WD Backup can back up data to your Dropbox account offering another level of file protection.
SuperSpeed Transfer Rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, My Passport Ultra lets you access and save files with enhanced data transfer speeds. Transfer data up to ten times faster when compared to USB 2.0 transfer rates.
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Compatibility
This single drive is compatible with the USB 3.0 devices as well as many USB 2.0 devices.
Windows 8 Compatibility
The free Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Passport Ultra drive with your Windows 8 computer. This drive is formatted in NTFS to work right out of the box with Windows systems. For Mac users, you can reformat the drive to work with Mac OS X.
WD Drive Utilities Software
Register your drive, erase and format the drive, run diagnostics, configure, and more using WD Drive Utilities.
This WD drive is designed for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability.
No separate power supply is needed as this drive is powered directly from the USB port on your PC.
- 3TB Storage Capacity
- USB 3.0 Interface
- 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption
- Data Transfer Rates up to 5 Gb/s
- Bus Powered
- Automatic Local and Cloud Backup
- WD Drive Utilities
- Formatted NTFS for Windows
- Reformat Required for Use with Mac OS X
|General||Type||My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drive|
|Features||Automatic Local and Cloud Backup|
|Software And System Requirements||Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista Requires reformatting for Mac OS X operating systems|
|Power||USB bus powered|
|Physical||Dimensions||109.98 x 81.53 x 21.08 mm|
|Additional Features||Formatted NTFS for Windows Reformat Required for Use with Mac OS X|
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