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TOSHIBA Canvio Desk 4TB USB 3.0 3.5" Desktop External Hard Drive HDWC240XK3J1 Black

  • High capacity storage in a compact desktop design
  • USB 3.0 + USB 2.0 compatible
  • Fits your space and safeguard your valuable data
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Expand Your Digital Storage with the Canvio Desk

The Canvio® Desk is a compact yet spacious desktop external hard drive that lets home and office users expand their storage and protect their digital assets with up to five Terabytes (5TB) of capacity while keeping tabletop clutter down.

Features

EXPANSIVE STORAGE

Expansive Storage

With the Canvio® Desk, high capacity meets a high level of convenience. These space-saving external storage devices come in sizes ranging up to a "ginormous" five Terabytes (5TB) - enough to keep your growing collection of pictures, music, home movies, video clips and important documents in one easy-to-access device.

SPACE-SAVING DESKTOP VERSATILITY

Space-Saving Desktop Versatility

You have a lot to store. Good thing the Canvio® Desk doesn't take up much of any tabletop in your home, office, dorm - wherever. Plus, it features a dual-orientation design that makes it an even better fit by letting you place it either long- or short-side-down.

SET-UP MADE SIMPLE

Set-Up Made Simple

Thanks to plug-and-play functionality, you just connect up the Canvio® Desk and you're ready to go. It's both USB 3.0- and USB 2.0-compatible. And it comes with its own preloaded backup application. You don't need to buy additional hardware or software to start safeguarding your files right away.

BACK-UPS MADE EASY

Back-Ups Made Easy

Unlike other solutions out there, the Canvio® Desk makes it simple to back up not just files and folders, but your entire system (For Windows®-based PC only) - with preloaded easy-to-use software. Secure your local backup with a password or back up your most important files onto the cloud (Includes free 30-day trial of cloud backup). Schedule automatic future backups. Then stop worrying and keep enjoying your digital world.

PEACE OF MIND TIMES THREE

Peace of Mind Times Three

Like all Toshiba products, Canvio® Desk external hard drives were designed from the ground up with your needs and imagination in mind, then tested again and again for reliability. You can count on them to perform as advertised - every time. That's why they come with a solid three-year limited warranty.

Specifications

Interfaces USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
Interface Transfer Rate Up to 5Gbps (USB 3.0) and Up to 480Mbps (USB 2.0)
Speed 7200RPM
Average Seek Time 10.5ms
Cache Buffer 32MB
Size (L x W x H) 5 x 1.6 x 6.5 inches (129 x 42 x 167mm)
Color Black/Black
Weight 2.3lbs (1,040g) Max
Available Capacity 2TB, 3TB, 4TB and 5TB

What's in the Box

the box content
  1. Toshiba Canvio® Desk Hard Drive
  2. USB 3.0 Cable
  3. AC Power Adapter
  4. Quick Start Guide
  5. NTI® Backup Now EZ™ (preloaded on drive)
  6. 3-Year Limited Warranty (preloaded on drive)

System Requirements

  • Formatted NTFS for Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1
  • Requires reformatting for Mac OS® X Tiger®, Leopard® , Snow Leopard®, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion
  • Available USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
  • USB 3.0 port required for high speed transfers

Environmental

RoHS Compliant This product is compatible with European Union Directive 2002/95/EC, Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS), which restricts use of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE.


Learn more about the Toshiba HDWC240XK3J1

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


Customer Reviews of the Toshiba HDWC240XK3J1

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  • John S.
  • 12/19/2014 4:15:21 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: Looks nice online

Cons: External hard drive would not connect. Tried troubleshooting with device manager. Tried downloading drivers from Toshiba site - but they directed me to customer service. Cust service shuffled me off to Tech support - availa on chat only. Waited half an hour - three times - for a tech to initiate chat but it never happens. Have had good luck with Toshiba in the past - but it looks like my luck ran out.

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  • Gavin Z.
  • 10/2/2014 9:40:31 AM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood hard drive

Pros: Quiet, cheap and it comes with 3 years warranty

Cons: None so far

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  • Technical I.
  • 9/22/2014 1:52:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: As the previous reviewer stated, fast & quiet. Mine has been in service for about 2 months without issue. If it lasts for 3 or more years it will be well worth the investment.

Cons: None thus far.

Other Thoughts: It doesn't hurt that it has a sleek, appealing appearance.

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  • Michael W.
  • 7/13/2014 6:26:22 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsQuiet, reliable USB 3.0 external drive

Pros: Fast, quiet

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: A reasonably priced, reliable drive. No problems so far. USB 3.0 interface makes it much faster than my old USB 2.0 drives: it used to take 90 minutes to backup a 160 GB VM, but with this drive it takes only 15 minutes.

You could probably save a few bucks by buying a USB 3.0 enclosure and installing a 3.5" drive yourself, but I'm too lazy.

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