Review of the WD My Book for Mac 3TB external drive

Back in September we told you that WD had redesigned their My Book for Mac external hard drive range, and now its time to review the 3TB one.

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My Book for Mac features ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity giving users the speed and capacity they need for their creative endeavours. This drive is Mac-ready and works seamlessly with
Apple Time Machine for quick and easy backups. Password protection with hardware encryption ensure your files are protected from unauthorised access.

Who are WD?

From their website:

We are thousands of people worldwide working to enable you to store, collect, access, and use a vast and growing body of digital information. Our reliable hard drives and solid state drives, marketed under the WD and HGST brands, are everywhere that digital information and content is found: in the cloud, supporting your mobile digital lifestyle; in business and personal computers; in external storage devices; in the digital video recorder in your home; and in sophisticated medical, military, aerospace, automotive, manufacturing and telecommunications systems. We also make media players that enable you to enjoy your digital content on the biggest screen in your house – your TV. Our customers range from some of the largest companies in the world to individual users like you.

Specifications

Specs

What’s in the Box?

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A Closer Look

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Using the My Book

You can connect the My Book to your Mac via either USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 with the cable provided in the box.

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