- High-capacity add-on storage
- Fast data transfers
- Plug-and-play ready for Windows PCs
- WD quality inside and out
|Digital Storage Capacity||6 TB|
|Hard Disk Interface||USB 1.1|
|Specific Uses For Product||Business, personal|
|Hard Disk Size||6 TB|
|Read Speed||113.5 Megabytes Per Second|
From the manufacturer
High capacity in a sleek design
The sleek design offers up to 20TB(1A) capacity, making WD Elements HDD desktop storage the ideal solution for easy, add-on storage of your important photos, music, videos, and files.
Improve PC performance
When your internal drive is almost full, your PC slows down. Don’t delete files – free up space on your internal drive by transferring files to your WD Elements HDD desktop storage and get your computer moving again.
Fast transfer rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, the WD Elements desktop hard disk drive delivers fast data transfer rates.
The WD Elements Desktop Hard Drive works right out-of-the-box with Windows PCs – just plug into the USB port to instantly add storage.
USB 3.0 and 2.0 compatibility
With this single drive, you get compatibility with the latest USB 3.0 devices and backwards-compatibility with USB 2.0 devices as well.
Formatted for Windows 10+
The WD Elements desktop hard disk drive is formatted NTFS and compatible with Windows 10+ and can be reformatted for Mac.
Will this drive WD Elements Desktop work with my Xbox or PS4? What about my Mac or PC?
Yes, however, it’s best suited for PC or Mac. For the best gaming experience, we recommend the WD_BLACK D50, which is designed for optimal compatibility with Xbox/PS5/PS4.
I’m not computer savvy, is the set-up easy?
Setup is simple! Plug the drive into a USB Type-A 3.0 or 2.0 port using the included USB Type-A cable and open your device’s file manager, such as File Explorer or Finder.
Do you need a battery for the drive to work?
The Elements Desktop drive is powered with the included AC adapter. There is no battery or battery replacement to worry about.
What needs to be done to format this device for mac?
To easily reformat to Mac, plug in the drive, open your Mac’s Disk Utility application, and follow the steps from there. Please note, this will erase any data on the drive.
(1A) 1TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual user capacity may be less depending on operating environment.
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WD Elements desktop storage with USB 3.0 offers reliable, high-capacity, add-on storage, fast data transfer rates and universal connectivity with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices. The sleek design features up to 10TB capacity plus WD quality and reliability.