My Book desktop storage is optimized for the best possible data transfer rates. Connect this drive to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port to save and access files up to 3x faster than with USB 2.0. My Book offers complete backup options with WD SmartWare Pro software for local and cloud backup and Acronis True Image WD Edition software for system level backup. Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access with password protection and hardware encryption. WD's Windows 8 app makes it easy to discover the digital media stored on your My Book drive with your Windows 8 computer. Your content is automatically displayed and organized so you can easily locate and enjoy your photos, videos and music. With this drive you get connectivity with the latest USB 3.0 devices as well as backward compatibility with USB 2.0 devices. With up to 6 TB capacity, there's plenty of room to store and protect your precious memories and important files. Use WD Security to set password protection and hardware encryption. Gain peace of mind knowing that your data is protected from unauthorized access.