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WD My Book Essential 3.5 Inch External Hard Disk (1TB)
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Item Details


  • 3 years WD India Warranty and Free Transit Insurance
  • External Power is Required
  • Capacity-1TB
  • Connectivity: USB 3.0
  • Compatible with Windows 8
  • SUPC: 1194048

Technical Specification

Brand: WD
Color: Black
Capacity: 1 TB
Connectivity: USB 3.0
Dimensions: 48 x 165 x 135 mm
1) > Can be used with USB v2.0 and USB v3.0
2) > Visual display of backup as it happens
3) > WD SmartWare ensures automatic backup on Save.
Form Factor: Desktop
Model: WDBACW0010HBK
OS Supported: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X v10.4, v10.5, v10.6
Part Number: WDBACW0010HBK
External Power Required: Yes
Size: 3.5 inch
Transfer Speed: 5 Gb/s (USB 3.0), 480 Mb/s (USB 2.0)
Warranty: 3 years
Weight: 1180 g
Period 3 years WD India Warranty and Free Transit Insurance


Western Digital, a brand well known for its quality and reliability, brings you the WD My Book Essential hard drive. The WD drive not only gives you a large storage capacity but also offers futuristic data transfer speeds with the SuperSpeed USB connectivity feature. Loaded with safety and performance enhancing software, this WD hard drive is sure to fulfil all your data storage necessities.


When you are about to spend cash to buy something, looks do matter. My Book Essential hard disk sports a polished look which is quite elegant and distinct. For a desktop drive, the WD hard drive is quite portable and will fit neatly with the rest of the computer peripherals on your desktop. The WD logo crafted in the front of the drive adds a nice touch to the design of this drive. A white LED right above the WD logo indicates data transfer activities and power supply.

Performance and Requirements

The existence of multiple file sharing sites has provided the advantage of downloading anything that we want through the internet. Perhaps the most downloaded data in the world is entertainment and music. With the 1 TB storage capacity in My Book Essential hard disk, you have the ability to store more than 1,500 music albums, or 300 DVD movies, or large number of photographs, or any combination of these.

With the fast-paced lifestyle we live today, waiting is something nobody likes to do. Equipped with theSuperSpeed USB 3.0, the WD hard disk provides you with data transfer speeds up to 4.8 Gbps which is 3 times the transfer speed that you get with a USB 2.0 connectivity. You can transfer a DVD movie in about 5 minutes instead of 15 minutes it takes with the USB 2.0. Backward compatible with USB 2.0, you can connect the WD drive to devices which are compatible only with USB 2.0 as well.

Special features

WD My Book Essential hard drive provides you with safety and security features for all the information that you store in the drive. The WD SmartWare software allows you to take instant backups of all your important files and folders from your computer to the disk drive. The SmartWare software comes with a unique visual interface which displays the WD drives connected to your computer and it also displays the backup of your data as it happens. Once activated, the SmartWare software automatically updates all backed up files on a regular basis. This backup feature allows you retrieve lost files which are backed up.

WD Essential hard disk drive also facilitates data security with features like password protection and data encryption. You get to have the peace of mind knowing all your data is protected from unauthorised access in your WD hard drive. The WD drive aims at making data management stress-free and more expedient for you.



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