Western Digital's My Book Essential 2.0 is the latest evolution in their long history of back up devices. This 500GB drive has been outfitted with a USB 2.0 interface for high speed data transfers and near-universal compatibility. With the plug and play USB connection all you have to do is plug the drive in and it is ready to use.
A capacity gauge on the front panel lets you know how much room you have left on the drive. The rest of the housing is designed to vent heat away from the drive to keep it cool and save your data. The drive is Energy Star certified and turns itself on and off automatically with your system.
- High Performance Hard DriveThe Western Digital My Book Essential (Model WDH1U5000N) features a high-performance 500GB hard drive so you can store your movies, music, applications and documents for easy sharing with your friends and even back up your system.
- USB 2.0 InterfaceThe Western Digital My Book Essential (Model WDH1U5000N) features a USB 2.0 interface for fast data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps and plug-and-play connectivity.