Put your digital life on the high capacity My Book Essential external hard drive. Designed to last with both WD quality and reliability plus USB 3.0 connectivity for next-generation speed.
A single drive with universal compatibility today and next-generation speed for tomorrow. Use it with USB 2.0 now and step up to USB 3.0 speed when youre ready.
In the box
External hard drive
WD SmartWare software
Quick Install Guide
The world's number one selling external hard drive features both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 connectivity for compatibility today and speed for the future. Visual backup software and password protection with hardware encryption ensure your data is protected. This sleek drive nestles neatly on a shelf next to other My Book drives.