The HGST XL Desk series of external hard drives are agile and ready to go the distance, with the dependable speed of USB 2.0. When you need pure storage muscle, choose a drive that's ready to back up whatever you care about, wherever you need to be.
Backed by a reputation for quality, reliability, and a world-renowned research and development heritage, HGST's advanced hard disk drives are an ideal choice to store, preserve and manage the world's most valued data: yours.
Smooth, Textured Exterior
You can't afford to let your valuable data literally slip out of your hands. The HGST XL Desk's exterior adds ruggedness and grip for carrying the drive when you're putting it in and removing from bags, briefcases, and luggage. The smooth, lightly textured body on the HGST XL Desk ensures a solid grip when you're on the go.
A large hard drive with room for all your documents, photos, music and videos
3.5-Inch Drive in Multiple Capacities
The 3.5" external hard drive is convenient for moving your data around when you need to take your backups and data with you. The HGST XL Desk comes in 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities, so there's plenty of room for your important business documents, photos, music, videos, and even entire hard drive image backups.
USB 2.0 Compatible for Fast Access and Transfer Rates
The HGST XL Desk series is a strong solution for making external backups of your important data. Simply plug it in via USB with the included speedy USB 2.0 cable for quick access to your data and fast transfer rates. It's also backwards compatible with USB 1.1 to work with your legacy hardware. The external drive includes a USB 2.0 cable and a power adapter.
HGST Local Backup Software Included
HGST makes it easier than ever to manage and protect your digital life with the HGST Local Backup software application. HGST Backup offers smart and secure storage (448 bit encryption) and provides you with added peace of mind in case your go-to hard drive suffers a spilled drink, theft or natural disaster. So, you get additional protection 24/7 helping you to secure your valuable files. Need to reference back to different versions of a document you've created? HGST Backup Software makes it easy by automatically saving up to 100 versions of a single file. HGST helps keep all your files and changed versions protected.
- Interface: USB 2.0 compliant, USB 1.1 compatible
- Connector: 2 x USB 2.0, 5-pin Mini-B socket
- Data Transfer Rate: USB 2.0: up to 480Mbit/sec; USB 1.1: up to 12Mbit/sec
- Power: 100-240VAC 50/60Hz 1.5A, 12VDC
- Operating Temperature: 5 - 35 degrees Celsius
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 5.25" x 7.3" x 1.95"
- System Requirements: Windows (XP, Vista, or 7) or OS X (10.3 or newer) and an available USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 port
Which HGST External Storage Product is Right For You?
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LifeStudio Desk Plus
LifeStudio Mobile Plus
|Capacities ||1TB, 2TB ||320GB, 500GB ||500GB, 1TB, 2TB ||250GB, 320GB, 500GB ||500GB, 1TB, 2TB ||250GB, 320GB, 500GB, 750GB |
|Design ||Sleek, Desktop ||Compact, Mobile ||Sleek, Desktop ||Compact, Mobile ||Sleek, Desktop ||Compact, Mobile |
|USB Key for Ultimate Flexibility || || ||-- ||-- ||-- ||-- |
|Organization and 3D Wall Display Software || || || || ||-- ||-- |
|Upload Content to Facebook, Flicr, Picasa || || || || ||-- ||-- |
|Backup ||Local and Online ||Local and Online ||Local and Online ||Local and Online ||Local Only ||Local Only |
|USB 2.0 Drive Dock ||n/a || ||n/a || ||-- ||-- |
|Colors ||Black ||Graphite, Platinum ||Black ||Graphite, Platinum ||Black ||Black |
|Warranty ||3 Years ||3 Years ||2 Years ||2 Years ||2 Years ||1 Year |