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WD External Hard Drives

External hard drives provide space for movies, music and data files. WD external hard drives offer a host of features designed to meet the needs of home and business users. They're compatible with a variety of operating systems, including Apple OSX, Microsoft Windows and Linux, and include high-capacity desktop products as well as ultra-portable wireless drives.

Exceptional Data Capacity

An external drive's primary function is to store data. WD products include drives in a range of sizes that handle the storage needs of a single casual user, a family or an entire office. For example, a WD 2TB external hard drive holds about 500 DVD-quality movies or 64,000 digital photos, while the largest 12TB products store almost 200,000 hours of MP3 audio, about 23 years worth of continuous listening. Even the smallest WD drive, with 500GB of space, holds about 8,300 MP3 music files or 500 hours of digital video.

Convenient Connectivity Options

Dealing with computer hardware can be challenging, but WD uses USB 3.0 technology in its drives, which simplifies the task of connecting external hard drives. USB 3.0 offers simple plug-and-play installation and very fast data transfer rates, up to 435 megabytes per second, depending on your computer and the drive chosen. It's also backward compatible with USB 1.1 and 2.0, so drives will work with older systems too.

Wireless Data Storage

Some WD external hard drives supplement USB 3.0 technology with Wi-Fi compatibility. These products provide convenient access to streaming video and data storage to smartphones, tablets, game consoles and smart TVs, serving as a wireless hub for up to eight devices simultaneously. A built-in rechargeable battery lets users take their data almost anywhere, and WD's My Cloud app makes it simple to share images or music from mobile devices.

Specialized Data Transfer

Select external drives from WD offer additional connection options. Built-in memory card readers simplify importing photos or videos from cameras, video recorders or smartphones. Apple computer users can take advantage of WD drives with Thunderbolt ports. These products offer an easy-to-use, high-speed data connection and can connect multiple drives to a single computer port.

Simple Backup Solutions

Most WD drives come with software that handles the details of backing up and managing large amounts of data. WD Backup, a Windows application, lets users create one or more backup plans and then keeps archives up to date with automated scheduled backups. It can also use cloud services such as Dropbox to store backup files and provides convenient one-click file recovery. Acronis, a backup software with features such as drive cloning and disk partitioning capabilities, offers advanced users additional data management options. Many drives also support backup applications built into the operating system, such as Apple's Time Machine.

Secure WD External Hard Drive Storage

Keeping personal information and business data safe is an everyday concern for modern computer users, and many WD drives have built-in security options to help keep files safe. Some drives support AES encryption and password protection, features that guard data from hacking attempts or casual intrusion. Select products also support RAID1, which protects against data loss in the event of a single drive failure.

WD products offer a range of easy-to-use and secure storage options designed for use at home or work. Find a WD external hard drive to meet your needs when you shop the products available at Staples.
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WD Elements 2TB Portable External Hard Drive
Item : 1140622 / Model : WDBU6Y0020EESN
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  • 2TB external hard drive for portable storage
  • USB 3.0 transfers data at maximum speed
  • Free trial of WD SmartWare Pro software for auto and cloud backup
$114.99
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WD Elements 1TB Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (WDBUZG0010BBK)
Item : 63373 / Model : WDBUZG0010BBK-E
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  • Storage capacity of 1 TB offers space for large files
  • PC and Mac compatible, useable with most computers
  • Includes a free trial of WD SmartWare Pro auto and cloud backup software to make regular backups easy
$62.99
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WD My Book 3TB Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (WDBFJK0030HBK)
Item : 265654 / Model : WDBFJK0030HBK
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  • 3 TB capacity provides plenty of storage for large files
  • Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility ensures that it works with most computers
  • Up to 3x faster transfer rates with USB 3.0
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WD My Passport for MAC 2TB Portable External Hard Drive, Black (WDBCGL0020BSL)
Item : 1666601 / Model : WDBCGL0020BSL
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  • Up to 2TB of secure portable storage
  • Optional 256-bit AES hardware encryption
  • Automatic local and cloud backup
$129.99
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WD My Passport for MAC WDBJBS0010BSL 1TB Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black
Item : 1666602 / Model : WDBJBS0010BSL
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  • External hard drive in black holds 1TB of storage to backup files
  • USB 3.0 for fast transfer rates up to 5 Gb/s
  • 0.62"H x 4.33"D x 3.21"W
$79.99
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WD My Book 4TB Desktop USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Item : 265655 / Model : WDBFJK0040HBK
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  • 4 TB capacity provides plenty of storage for large files
  • Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility ensures that it works with most computers
  • Up to 3x faster transfer rates with USB 3.0
$169.99
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My Passport X 2TB
Item : 1666600 / Model : WDBCRM0020BBK
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  • Extra storage for Xbox One
  • Works with Xbox One or PCs. Drive formatting is required to work specifically with Xbox One or PC; My Passport X will not work with both platforms simultaneously.
  • USB 3.0 Compatibility
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WD My Book WDBFJK0060HBK 6TB USB 3.0 Desktop
Item : 1666599 / Model : WDBFJK0060HBK
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  • External hard drive with a black casing and PC compatibility offers 6TB of storage for ample back-up space and easy connectivity
  • USB 3.0 interface offers ultra-fast data transfer
  • Measures 6.7"H x 1.9"W x 5.5"D
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WD® My Passport WDBYFT0030BBK 3TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive, Black
Item : IM14V0467 / Model : WDBYFT0030BBK-WESN
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  • Black 3TB portable external hard drive is compatible with PC, Mac
  • Interfaces/ports: USB 3.0, Data transfer speed: 5 Gb/s
  • Dimensions: 0.8"H x 3.2"W x 4.3"D
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WD® My Passport Wireless Pro WDBSMT0030BBK-NESN 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black
Item : IM11V9946 / Model : WDBSMT0030BBK-NESN
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  • Black 3TB external hard drive is compatible with Android, Apple iOS, Mac, PC
  • Interface/ports: Wi-Fi, SD card slot, USB 3.0
  • Dimensions: 0.9"H x 5"W x 5"D
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WD® My Book Duo WDBLWE0160JCH 16TB USB 3.0 Desktop DAS Array, Sliver
Item : IM11V7250 / Model : WDBLWE0160JCH-NESN
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  • Sliver 16TB desktop DAS array is compatible with Mac, PC
  • Interface/Ports: USB 3.0, Data transfer rate: Up to 5 Gb/s
  • Dimensions: 6.5"H x 3.9"W x 6.2"D
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WD® My Passport WDBP6A0020BBK-WESN 2TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black
Item : IM14V0487 / Model : WDBP6A0020BBK-WESN
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  • Black 2TB external hard drive to store massive amounts of photos, videos and music
  • Interface/ports: USB 3.0
  • Dimensions: 0.85"H x 4.33"W x 3.21"D
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WD® My Book WDBBGB0030HBK-NESN 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black/Gray
Item : IM14V0560 / Model : WDBBGB0030HBK-NESN
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  • Black/Gray 3TB external hard drive is compatible with PC, Mac and is perfect for transferring files while saving your memories and backing up
  • Interface/ports: USB 3.0
  • Dimensions: 6.7"H x 1.9"W x 5.5"D
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4TB MY BOOK DUO USB 3.0 DUAL EXTERNAL DRIVE
Item : IM1VR6893 / Model : WDBLWE0040JCH-NESN
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  • High-speed performance with up to 290 MB/s file transfers
  • Dual-drive enclosure with 4 TB capacity
  • 256-bit AES hardware encrypted RAID
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WD® My Book WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN 8TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black
Item : IM14V0557 / Model : WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN
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  • Black 8TB external hard drive to store massive amounts of photos, videos, music and documents
  • Interface/ports: USB 3.0
  • Dimensions: 6.7"H x 1.9"W x 5.5"D
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WD® My Cloud Pro PR4100 16TB USB 3.0/Gigabit Ethernet Desktop NAS Server, Black
Item : IM13U8360 / Model : WDBNFA0160KBK-NESN
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  • Black desktop NAS server is compatible with Mac, PC
  • Interfaces/ports: Two Gigabit Ethernet, three USB 3.0, RJ-45
  • Dimensions: 7.6"H x 6.7"W x 9.1"D
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WD® Blue WD2500AAKX 250GB SATA 6 Gbps Internal Hard Drive, Black/Silver
Item : IM16E3491 / Model : WD2500AAKX
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  • Black/silver 250GB internal hard drive is perfect for use in use in desktop and all-in-one PCs, Notebooks and external enclosures
  • Interface/ports: SATA 6 Gb/s, Data transfer rate: 600 MBps (external)
  • Dimensions: 1.02"H x 4"W x 5.78"D
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WD® My Passport WDBFKF0010BBK-WESN 1TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black
Item : IM14V0488 / Model : WDBFKF0010BBK-WESN
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  • Black 1TB external hard drive to store massive amounts of photos, videos and music
  • Interface/ports: USB 3.0
  • Dimensions: 0.85"H x 4.33"W x 3.21"D
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WD® My Cloud Pro WDBBCL0160JBK-NESN 16TB USB 3.0 NAS Server, Black
Item : IM13U8357 / Model : WDBBCL0160JBK-NESN
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  • Black 16TB NAS server is compatible with Mac, PC
  • Interface/ports: 2 x USB 3.0, network (RJ-45)
  • Dimensions: 5.8"H x 4.3"W x 8.5"D
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WD® My Passport WDBYNN0010BOR 1TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive, Orange
Item : IM14V0483 / Model : WDBYNN0010BOR-WESN
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  • Orange 1TB portable external hard drive is compatible with PC, Mac
  • Interfaces/ports: USB 3.0, Data transfer speed: 5 Gb/s
  • Dimensions: 0.6"H x 3.2"W x 4.3"D
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WD® My Passport WDBP6A0030BBK-WESN 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black
Item : IM14V0486 / Model : WDBP6A0030BBK-WESN
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  • Black 3TB external hard drive to store massive amounts of photos, videos and music
  • Interface/ports: USB 3.0
  • Dimensions: 0.85"H x 4.33"W x 3.21"D
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WD® My Passport WDBYFT0030BOR-WESN 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Orange
Item : IM14V0471 / Model : WDBYFT0030BOR-WESN
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  • Orange 3TB external hard drive
  • Interface: USB 3.0/USB 2.0 compatible
  • Dimensions: 4.33"H x 3.21"W x 0.85"D
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WD My Passport Ultra 3TB Portable External Hard Drive, Black (WDBBKD0030BBK)
Item : 1680237 / Model : WDBBKD0030BBK
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  • Secure portable storage with up to 3TB capacity
  • Optional 256-bit AES hardware encryption
  • Automatic local and cloud backup
$179.99
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WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition 1TB External Hard Drive, Silver (WDBTYH0010BSL)
Item : 1204576 / Model : WDBTYH0010BSL
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  • 1 TB capacity for large files
  • USB 3.0 connectivity for fast data transfers and computer backups
  • Sleek, stylish aluminum design is easy to carry or store
$69.99
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