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WD® My Passport Wireless Pro WDBSMT0030BBK-NESN 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black
Item #IM11V9946
  • Black 3TB external hard drive is compatible with Android, Apple iOS, Mac, PC
  • Interface/ports: Wi-Fi, SD card slot, USB 3.0
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Buffalo DriveStation 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (HD-LX3.0TU3)
Item #IM1LC6255
Model #HD-LX3.0TU3
  • 3 TB / SATA 3.0 (5 Gb/s)
  • 7200 rpm / 3 1/2"
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Fantom Drives 3TB, External Hard Drive, Black (GFP3000EU3)
Item #IM1RR3880
Model #GFP3000EU3
  • Brushed black 3TB desktop external hard drive is compatible with Mac and PC and is perfect for audio and video professionals or home users alike
  • Interfaces/ports: USB 3.0, eSATA, Data transfer rate: 5 Gbps
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WD My Passport for Mac 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (WDBP6A0030BBK-WESE)
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Item #IM12PF911
  • Black 3TB external hard for Mac
  • Interface/ports: USB 3.1 type C (host)
WD MY BOOK 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (WDBBGB0030HBK)WD MY BOOK 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (WDBBGB0030HBK)
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Item #2428933
Model #WDBBGB0030HBK
  • Auto backup with included WD Backup software and Time Machine ready
  • Password protection with hardware encryption
WD My Passport 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Blue (WDBYFT0030BBL)
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Item #2423230
Model #WDBYFT0030BBL
  • Built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption helps keep your content private and safe. Easily add a return-if-found message as the password prompt in case your My Passport drive ever gets lost. Even great minds like yours can accidentally leave things behind.
  • Ready to use out of the box, you can start transferring files, saving memories and backing up right away.
WD® My Passport X™ 3TB Portable Hard Drive (WDBCRM0030BBK)
Item #2580662
Model #WDBCRM0030BBK
  • Hard drive allows you to store large data
  • Dimensions: 0.8"H x 3.2"W x 4.3"D
Seagate Expansion Desktop 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STEB3000100)
Item #1568152
Model #STEB3000100
  • Desktop drive in black features 3TB storage capacity and PC compatibility
  • Uses USB 3.0 for ultra-fast data transfer and works with USB 2.0 ports on older machines
Seagate Backup Plus 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STDT3000100)Seagate Backup Plus 3TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive, Black (STDT3000100)
Item #44067
Model #STDT3000100
  • 3TB external hard drive for portable storage
  • Social media connectivity
WD My Passport Wireless Pro 3TBWD My Passport Wireless Pro 3TB
Out of Stock
Item #2395308
Model #WDBSMT0030BBK
  • SD 3.0 card reader for fast media offloads
  • All-day battery (up to 10 hours)
Backing up, sharing or storing photos, videos, personal files and other data is simple with a 3TB external hard drive. These products offer plenty of storage capacity and quick access to data, and most are compatible with Microsoft Windows and Apple OSX operating systems. External hard drives from manufacturers such as Toshiba, Western Digital, Rocstor and more are all available in a range of colors and finishes. Users with multiple drives can also color-code their data storage and identify drive contents at a glance.

Data Management, Simplified

You can access many 3TB external hard drives using standard operating system file browsers or commands. However, many products come with software that simplifies challenging tasks, such as creating large backups or transferring application and system data to a new internal drive. They can even provide an extra layer of security by encrypting backup archives and wiping unneeded data. Most backup applications include scheduling options that automate this critical task, preserving data in the event of a drive failure. They also have intuitive user interfaces that give guidance when performing complex operations. Some software supports nonstop data recording, which lets users roll back data changes to any point in time.

Connect Quickly and Easily

Many external hard drives feature USB 3.0 data connections. USB 3.0 offers plug-and-play drive installation and also delivers power to connected devices, eliminating the need for power adapters. It's also backward-compatible with older USB ports, ensuring device compatibility. USB is not the only connection option available. Some portable drives have built-in card readers that let users back up photos from cameras or cell phones without using a computer. Drives with FireWire, eSATA and Thunderbolt ports provide additional data transfer options designed to meet the specialized needs of power users. All these connections also handle high-speed data transfers of up to 5 gigabits per second, depending on the device and connection type.

Some devices have built-in Wi-Fi adapters or Ethernet ports that grant network access to shared files. Many of these products also have apps for Android and iOS devices so you can access movies, music and more from a tablet or cell phone. Select products also work with media devices such as smart televisions or Blu-ray players, letting you stream video to any room in your home. Many network-enabled devices offer seamless backup capabilities to cloud services such as Dropbox or Google Drive.

Safe Data Storage

External hard drives store significant amounts of data and also offer options to secure the information they contain. Many support hardware AES data encryption, which protects stored data from snooping, and some have additional password security features that lock the entire drive. Built-in hardware protection features such as shock-absorbing mounts and protective shells also keep drives safe from impact damage or rough handling.

External hard drives offer portable and secure data storage for almost any computer. They often come with software to assist with data management tasks, and many include multiple connectivity options. Find a 3TB external hard drive that matches your data storage needs at Staples.