Western Digital 500GB My Passport Essential USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive WDBACY5000ABL

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Part #: WDBACY5000ABL

Condition: Manufacturer Recertified

Warranty: 6 Month Manufacturer Warranty

WD quality inside and out.

My Passport portable drives are the world's best selling drives. There's a reason. We've been making hard drives for 20 years and we know how to protect your data.

USB 3.0 plus USB 2.0.
A single drive with universal compatibility today and next-generation speed for tomorrow. Use it with USB 2.0 now and step up to USB 3.0 speed when you’re ready.

High capacity in a smaller drive.
Massive capacity in this small, stylish drive that is powered directly from the USB port on your PC. No separate power supply is needed.

Up to 3x faster transfer rates.
When connected to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port this drive lets you access and save files up to 3 times faster than USB 2.0. Transfer a 2-hour HD movie in just under 5 minutes instead of 14 minutes.*  (depends on users configuration)

Maximum capacity.
Store all your favorite photos, music, movies, and important files on this high capacity, portable drive.

WD SmartWare.
You're in control of your backup. Install all the features, select just the components you need, or if you prefer, choose not to use the software at all.

Transfer Rate
USB 3.0 - 5Gb/s (Max)
USB 2.0 - 480Mb/s (Max)

System Requirements


  • Available USB port
  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8
  • Available USB port
  • Mac OS X 10.4.8+

    *Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

Package Contents

  • Portable hard drive
  • WD SmartWare software
  • USB cable