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WD My Book Essential 160GB USB 2.0 3.5" External Hard Drive WDG1U1600N

  • WDG1U1600N
  • USB 2.0
  • 3.5"
  • 1 year limited
Western Digital's Essential Edition My Book external drive is elegant simplicity for the home or small business user. Its small form factor lets you set it on your desk, stack multiple units, or shelve it like, well . . . a book. You'll be able to store and retrieve, backup and restore your Mac or PC's data quickly and easily. Most users won't even need to install any drivers.
Just plug the drive into your computer's USB 2.0 port, set up your preferences, and you're up and running! Intelligent drive management features handle power, scheduling, and so forth. The unit can automatically power on and off with your computer. No hassles, no complicated instructions, and no more worries about lost data! Whether you're looking for additional storage or a safe place to keep your backup, you'll find the My Book Essential drive to be a reliable and economical solution.
  • neweggHigh Performance Hard DriveThe Western Digital My Book Essential WDG1U1600N is equipped with a high performance 7200 RPM hard drive providing a large capacity of 160GB so you can store your movies, music, applications and documents for easy sharing with your friends and even back up your system.
  • neweggUSB 2.0 InterfaceThe Western Digital My Book Essential WDG1U1600N features a USB 2.0 interface for fast data transfer speeds and plug-and-play connectivity.
  • neweggIntelligent Drive ManagementWith the intelligent drive management feature, the Western Digital My Book Essential WDG1U1600N external hard drive automatically powers up and down in tandem with your computer for convenient and simplified operation.

Warranty & Returns

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information


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