Maximum transfer rates
USB 3.0 connectivity delivers maximum performance for transferring files to and from this drive.
High-capacity in a sleek design
With up to 2 TB capacity in a lightweight design, this drive is the ideal companion for users on the go.
Free backup software trial
WD Elements portable storage comes with a trial version of WD SmartWare Pro backup software, which allows you to back up your files to your WD Elements drive or to the cloud using your DropBox™ account.
USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
With this single drive you get compatibility with the latest USB 3.0 devices and backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices as well.
Improve PC performance
When your internal hard drive is almost full your PC slows down. Don't delete files. Free up space on your internal hard drive by transferring files to your WD Elements portable storage and get your laptop moving again.
WD quality inside and out
We know your data is important to you. So we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then we protect the drive with a durable enclosure designed for style and protection.
Formatted for Windows®
Formatted NTFS and compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista® or Windows XP. Can be reformatted for Mac®.
Back up your way
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It's easy to bring back lost files.
Visual interface shows backup progress
You've taken the time to create it or capture it – everything that matters to you, from financial to sentimental. But you're just one system error, one spilled latte, one stolen backpack away from losing it all.
If it matters to you, make a second copy!
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Back up to an external drive.
* Dropbox account required for cloud backup. Cloud services may be changed, terminated or interrupted at any time and may vary by country.
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Examples of the number of photos, songs, videos and any other files that can be stored on a hard drive are provided for illustrative purposes only. Your results will vary based on file size and format, settings, features, software and other factors.
As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, megabit per second (Mb/s) = one million bits per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second.