Discover how easy it can be to add storage to a home or office computer with Toshiba's Canvio Basics Portable Hard Drive, one of the simplest extended storage solutions available today, with 'plug and play' installation and no software to install. For those who want easy, effective drag-and-drop storage to manage their growing digital library, the Canvio Basics Portable Hard Drive is a great solution. Offering up to 3 terabytes of capacity, and powered by USB 3.0 technology, it lets users copy even some of the largest files off of their PC and onto the Canvio Basics Portable Hard Drive, faster than ever before. Canvio Basics Portable Hard Drive was designed with a special internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology to guard against accidents and drops, offering greater peace of mind and making it a perfect device to transport and share treasured digital content. Capacity: up to 3.0TBInterface: USB 3.0Transfer Rate: Up to 5 Gb/speed: 5,400 RPMAverage Seek Time: 12msCache Buffer: 8MB Size:500GB/1TB:(in): 4.7(D) x 3.1(W) x 0.59(H)(mm): 119.4(D) x 78.7(W) x 15(H)2TB/3TB:(in): 4.7(D) x 3.1(W) x 0.81(H)(mm): 119.4(D) x 78.7(W) x 20.5(H)Color: Black/White/SilverWeight:8.11 oz. max230 g max Contents Toshiba Canvio Basics Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0 Cable (compatible with USB 2.0)Quick Install Guide1 Year Limited Warranty System Requirements Microsoft Windows 8.1, 8, 7Available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Port One Gigabyte (1GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes and One Terabyte (1TB) means 1012 = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB= 230 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and 1TB = 240 = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system and other factors.