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Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

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Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive
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  • Store up to 142,000 photos, 131,000 music files or 410 digital movies
  • Provides file, folder and full system backup with preloaded software
  • Password-secured backup
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    Carry your digital data wherever you go with the Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive. The USB 3.0 external hard drive is preloaded with software to facilitate quick back up of files and folders. It's large 500 GB storage space allows you to store up to 142,000 photos, 131,000 music files or 410 digital movies. The powerful USB 3.0 technology in this external hard drive allows you to transfer files at a maximum speed of 5Gbps. A 5,400 RPM spindle and an 8MB cache buffer allow quick access to your files. This Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive comes with password-protected data encryption, (up to 256-bit) for safe backup. Compatible with Windows 7, XP, and Vista, the Toshiba Canvio 500GB Portable Hard Drive makes data storage a breeze.

    About this item

    Important Made in USA Origin Disclaimer: For certain items sold by Walmart on Walmart.com, the displayed country of origin information may not be accurate or consistent with manufacturer information. For updated, accurate country of origin data, it is recommended that you rely on product packaging or manufacturer information.

    Carry your digital data wherever you go with the Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive. The USB 3.0 external hard drive is preloaded with software to facilitate quick back up of files and folders. It's large 500 GB storage space allows you to store up to 142,000 photos, 131,000 music files or 410 digital movies. The powerful USB 3.0 technology in this external hard drive allows you to transfer files at a maximum speed of 5Gbps. A 5,400 RPM spindle and an 8MB cache buffer allow quick access to your files. This Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive comes with password-protected data encryption, (up to 256-bit) for safe backup. Compatible with Windows 7, XP, and Vista, the Toshiba Canvio 500GB Portable Hard Drive makes data storage a breeze.

    Toshiba Canvio 500GB Portable Hard Drive:

    • Store up to 142,000 photos, 131,000 music files or 410 digital movies on this Toshiba Canvio USB 3.0 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive
    • The Toshiba Canvio hard drive provides file, folder and full system backup with preloaded software
    • Password-secured backup
    • Low battery alert
    • Internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology protection
    • Up to 5Gbps data transfer rate
    • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
    • 5,400RPM rotation speed
    • 8MB cache buffer
    • The Toshiba Canvio hard drive is compatible with Windows 7/Vista/XP
    • Includes 500GB portable hard drive, USB cable and quick install guide

    Specifications

    Hard Drive Capacity: 500 GB
    Color: Multicolor
    Capacity: 500 GB
    Form Factor: Portable
    System Requirements:
    • One USB 2.0 or 3.0 port

    Operating System(s):

    • Windows 7
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista
    Color Category: Black
    Connector Type: 1 x USB 3.0
    Model: HDTC605XK3A1
    Interface Type: USB 3.0
    Brand: Toshiba
    Condition: New
    Compatible Devices: PC
    Form: 2.5"
    Manufacturer Part Number: HDTC605XK3A1
    Product Accessories Included: 1 x SuperSpeed USB cable - external
    Features: shock sensor, password authentication, Ramp Load
    Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 4.70 x 3.10 x 0.53 Inches
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    Customer Reviews | 76 reviews | 3.8 out of 5

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    Fast, functional and friendly little external HD
    9/5/2013

    Customer review by renolanguages

    5.0 stars 9/5/2013 by renolanguages
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    Very good value; its small size makes it perfect to take it along with you, and it hooks up easily and immediately to your computer. I've tried and connected it flawlessly to Linux (Ubuntu) and Windows 7 and XP machines, without a hitch; it does come with backup software but I don't use it for that purpose so I haven't tried that. It's running very fast if you connect it via a USB v3 connection but since it's backward compatible it's still reasonably fast running over an older USB 2.0 connection. I use it over two weeks now, to comfortably shuttle a full working drive loaded with a massive stack of Portable Apps (if you have a small netbook, this external is a real space and life saver) and all my working documents back and forth, which is traveling a lot lighter than schlepping a whole computer around. I'm very satisfied with it.

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    renolanguages
    Modesto, CA
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:45 - 54
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every day
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    It does what it claims it can do.
    7/13/2013

    Customer review by Nopcwhiz

    4.0 stars 7/13/2013 by Nopcwhiz
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    It's an inexpensive way to back up your critical files and has plenty of space for home use, and probably a small business too. I backed up 2 of my 3 computers (XP & Windows 7) and still have plenty of space. One drawback though, when you create a boot disk, it doesn't tell you that it has completed the task and keeps telling you to insert a disk. I ended up with several disks until I caught on... DOH! All in all, I'm satisfied and would recommend it...money well spent.

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    Nopcwhiz
    Deerfield Beach, FL.
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:65 or older
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every day
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    Great storage device
    6/28/2012

    Customer review by Hitman3171

    5.0 stars 6/28/2012 by Hitman3171
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    I have downloaded several thousand songs and I still have plenty of space, this was a great buy for the price and available the next day.

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    Hitman3171
    Kenosha, wi
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:35 - 44
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every few days
    Great hard drive to back up your basics.
    7/29/2013

    Customer review by MrsKR

    5.0 stars 7/29/2013 by MrsKR
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    I didn't need a 1T hard drive to back up all of my files. This one was perfect. I still have tons of GB's left. All I needed this for was my pictures and songs because my internal hard drive is on its last life line..

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    MrsKR
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:35 - 44
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Female
    Usage:A few times per month
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    Great Device for the Price
    7/4/2013

    Customer review by fachagooch

    5.0 stars 7/4/2013 by fachagooch
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    I have owned this device now for almost 2 Years and have had no problems with the Device. I keep it in my Backpack where it get bounced around while walking and has not failed me yet. The device has a Great Rubber wrap around it to help absorb any shocks or bumps that it might take. I have accidently dropped the device(not recommended) and it has worked perfectly. The USB 3.0 is great for the faster R/W Speeds. Excelent Device, I am actually thinking about getting the 1TB since this one performs as well as it does.

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    fachagooch
    Eastlake, oh
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:35 - 44
    Ownership:Longer than one year
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every few days
    Very Fast Plug and Play!
    11/14/2013

    Customer review by Elvance

    5.0 stars 11/14/2013 by Elvance
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    This usb 3 hard drive is a winner. I plugged it in and Windows 7 recognized it immediately. It's also a speed demon. I put about 60 gb of files for storage on it and within seconds it went right onto the drive. Plenty of space, this portable hard drive is a must buy, especially for the price!

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    Elvance
    Mission Viejo, Ca
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:55 - 64
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every few days
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    More than I had hoped for.
    5/27/2012

    Customer review by SkierJack

    5.0 stars 5/27/2012 by SkierJack
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    I wasn't sure what to expect but this external hard drive was more than I had expected. I am still learning how valuable it is.

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    SkierJack
    Custer,South Dakota
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:65 or older
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Male
    Usage:Every day
    installation was really easy
    10/1/2013

    Customer review by cntrygrl528

    4.0 stars 10/1/2013 by cntrygrl528
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    It's early to give an excellent rating, but installation was easy and quick. Toshiba makes good products from my past experience, so I expect this product will work very well for our needs.

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    cntrygrl528
    CA
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:45 - 54
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every day
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    Great for backups and picture storage
    12/11/2013

    Customer review by Camrykid

    5.0 stars 12/11/2013 by Camrykid
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    My PC had tons of pictures that we uploaded over the years and was really slowing things down taking up all that memory space. After I plugged in the Canvio and moved all the pictures to it, the PC is much faster. Its also great for doing backups of your PC files, it even has a software program to do automatic backups. Definitely worth the price.

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    Camrykid
    Huntley, IL
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Age:45 - 54
    Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
    Gender:Male
    Usage:A few times per month
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    DO NOT BUY THIS!
    8/30/2013

    Customer review by Mag989

    1.0 stars 8/30/2013 by Mag989
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    It is perfect as long as it works, but it dies within 2-10 months and you lose all your date if you didn't back up. I happened to own 5 of Toshiba Canvio series portable drives. Different models. They all died very quick. I kept exchanging them in Toshiba Direct. They won't give you money back, you have to exchange it on their product.

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    Mag989
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    Would recommend to a friend? No
    Age:35 - 44
    Ownership:9 - 10 months
    Gender:Female
    Usage:Every day
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