My Passport Essential SE â Next generation high-capacity storage to go.
Put your digital life on the stylish, maximum capacity My PassportÂ® Essentialâ¢ SE portable hard drive. With WD quality and USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectivity, this drive is designed for today with tomorrow in mind.
Â Dual USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 interface- 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 you’re ready.
Up to 3x faster transfer ratesÂ - When connected to a USB 3.0 port this drive lets you access and save files up to 3 times faster than USB 2.0. Transfer a 2-hour HD movie in just 5 minutes instead of 13 minutes.*
*Performance may vary based on user’s hardware and system configuration.
WD quality inside and outÂ - For over 20 years, millions of people worldwide have trusted their data to WD hard drives. We are successful because we understand the importance of your data and our first concern is keeping that data safe.
Maximum capacityÂ - Store all your favorite photos, music, movies, and important files on this high capacity, portable drive.
WD SmartWareâ¢ softwareÂ - You’re in control of your backup. Install all the features, select just the components you need, or if you prefer, choose not to use the software at all.
Automatic, continuous backupÂ - Works quietly in the background to protect your data using minimal PC resources. Whenever you add or change a file it’s instantly backed up.
Password protection for privacyÂ - Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access with password protection and encryption.
USB-poweredÂ - Powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.
Planet friendlyÂ - We designed a small box that uses recycled material and minimizes waste. We encourage you to recycle it.
Connecting with your USB 2.0 port today and using with USB 3.0 when you’re ready
Transferring files up to three times faster when connected to a USB 3.0 port
Protecting your data with automatic, continuous backup
Adding extra storage space for photos, videos and music
Securing private or sensitive data with password protection and hardware encryption
What’s in the box
Portable hard drive, USB cable, WD SmartWare software, Quick Install Guide.
WindowsÂ® XP, Windows VistaÂ®, Windows 7
Mac OSÂ® X LeopardÂ®, Snow Leopardâ¢ (requires reformatting and will work in USB 2.- mode)
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.