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      WD 8TB USB 3.0 WD My Book desktop external hard drive

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      $229.99
      Dell Price $199.99
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      Manufacturer part WDBBGB0080HBK-NESN | Dell part A9281557 | Order Code a9281557 | Western Digital
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      My Book Desktop Hard Drive 8TB

      Compact outside. Powerful inside. Store massive amounts of photos, videos, music, and documents with My Book desktop storage.
      My Book Desktop Hard Drive 8TB

      Complete Backup

      Equipped with WD Backup software for Windows and Apple Time Machine compatibility for Mac, the My Book desktop hard drive can back up your photos, videos, music, and documents.

      Password Protection

      The My Book desktop computer hard drive’s built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with WD Security tools helps keep your content private and safe. Just activate password protection and set your own personalized password.

      WD Reliability

      Millions of people around the world trust their data to My Book desktop storage. Designed to meet WD’s demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability, we back up (pun intended!) the trusted My Book desktop hard drive with a 3-year limited warranty.

      Watch the Power of My Book Come to Life

      We live hectic lives and generate tons of digital content. My Book desktop storage has massive storage capacity so you can confidently back up the files that make up your digital life. Do More With Discovery Included WD Discovery software1 connects to popular social media and cloud storage services, like Facebook, Dropbox, and Google Drive.2 Import your photos, videos, and docs to the My Book drive to help preserve your online life. WD Discovery can also be used to manage your drive with WD Drive Utilities.

      Easy To Use

      My Book My Book desktop hard drive is ready to use out of the box so you can start transferring files, saving your memories and backing up right away. It comes with all the software you need to help protect your data, including WD Backup and WD Security software and is compatible with Time Machine.1

      General
      Capacity8 TB
      compatibilityFormatted exFAT for out-of-the-box compatibility with Windows and Mac
      Operating System:
      Windows® 10+
      macOS 11+
      May require reformatting for other operating systems
      Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system and requires reformatting for Time Machine
      Dimension5.48" x 1.93" x 6.72"
      Product Weight2.12lbs
      InterfaceUSB 3.0
      USB 2.0

      • Desktop hard drive
      • USB 3.0 cable
      • AC adapter
      • WD Discovery™ software1 with WD Backup™, WD Security™ and WD Drive Utilities™
      • Quick install guide

      Trusted and loved high-capacity storage. Reimagined design.

      Compact outside. Powerful inside. Store massive amounts of photos, videos, music and documents with My Book desktop

      storage.

      Complete Backup

      Equipped with WD Backup software for Windows and Apple Time Machine compatibility for Mac, the My Book desktop hard

      drive can back up your photos, videos, music and documents. The My Book desktop hard drive also works great with

      Acronis True Image WD Edition software to schedule full system backups.

      Password Protection

      With built-in 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption with WD Security software, just set your own personalized password to

      help keep your content private and safe.

      WD Reliability

      Millions of people around the world trust their data to My Book desktop storage. Designed to meet WD's demanding

      requirements for durability, shock tolerance and long-term reliability, we back up (pun intended!) the trusted My Book

      desktop storage with a 3-year limited warranty.

      Quick Specs


      Type
      Hard drive - external (desktop) - security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), password authentication, automatic backup, Apple Time Machine compatible, NTFS formatted
      Capacity
      8 TB
      Hardware Encryption
      Yes
      Encryption Algorithm
      256-bit AES
      Interface
      USB 3.0
      Data Transfer Rate
      5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0) / 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)
      Features
      Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), password authentication, automatic backup, Apple Time Machine compatible, NTFS formatted
      Power Source
      Included AC adapter
      Enclosure Color
      Black
      Dimensions (WxDxH)
      1.9 in x 5.5 in x 6.7 in
      Weight
      33.86 oz
      Localization
      Canada, Latin America, United States
      Manufacturer Warranty
      3-year warranty

      General


      Device Type
      Hard drive - external (desktop)
      Capacity
      8 TB
      Hardware Encryption
      Yes
      Encryption Algorithm
      256-bit AES
      Interface
      USB 3.0
      Features
      Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), password authentication, automatic backup, Apple Time Machine compatible, NTFS formatted
      Width
      1.9 in
      Depth
      5.5 in
      Height
      6.7 in
      Weight
      33.86 oz

      Performance


      Interface Transfer Rate
      5.0 Gbps (USB 3.0) / 480 Mbps (USB 2.0)

      Expansion & Connectivity


      Interfaces
      1 x USB 3.0

      Power


      Power Source
      Included AC adapter
      Power Device
      Power adapter
      Voltage Required
      AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)

      Software & System Requirements


      Software Included
      WD Security, WD Drive Utilities, WD Backup
      OS Required
      Apple OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Apple OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 10, Apple OS X 10.11 El Capitan

      Miscellaneous


      Cables Included
      1 x USB cable - external
      Compliant Standards
      Directive 2002/95/EC, NRCAN
      Enclosure Color
      Black
      Localization
      Canada, Latin America, United States
      Package Type
      Retail

      Manufacturer Warranty


      Service & Support
      Limited warranty - 3 years

      Environmental Parameters


      Min Operating Temperature
      41 °F
      Max Operating Temperature
      95 °F

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