The inadequate internal storage capacity of a desktop or a laptop may often leave you in need of an external hard drive to store your all your movies, music, images, software and other documents. This need is fulfilled by Western Digital. A portable external hard drive from WD, this external storage device has a storage capacity of 1 TB. This means that you can safely store all the data, songs and movies you want to and still be left with space for much more. 1 TB or terabyte means that you have 1000 GB space. Now just imagine the amount of data that you can store when you have a 1 TB hard drive!
More Space, More Music
The WD My Passport Ultra portable hard drive is an excellent choice if you are passionate about music. This external hard drive will allow you to store and catalogue thousands and thousands of songs. A standard mp3 recorded at 256 Kbps takes up approximately 5 MB space. Therefore a 1 TB hard drive will be able to hold about a hundred and fifty thousand songs. 198 Kbps songs have a smaller size and thus if you download songs at 198 Kbps, you will be able to store many more songs. Songs in the FLAC and WAV formats occupy much more space. A standard 4-5 minute track in the FLAC or WAV format will have a size of about 30 MB and thereby the number of songs stored will decrease. This WD hard drive is also a necessity in recording studios as most of the songs they record are in the WAV and FLAC format. So if you are a recording artist and your desktop or laptop hard drive cannot store your creativity anymore, order this WD external hard drive right now.
Lights, Camera, Action
The WD My Passport Ultra 1TB portable external hard drive is also an essential buy for you if you are a movie buff. 1 TB means you can download and save more and more movies. If you have a 5.1 surround sound system, you can easily convert your bedroom into a movie theatre. This hard drive will allow you to store about 400 DVD quality movies so transfer all the movies from your DVDs to this hard disk and keep them safe for life. Movies with lower resolutions will result in you being able to store more movies. For example, movies in the MPEG4 format occupy less space than movies in the MPEG2 format. Thus you will be able to store more movies in the MPEG4 format. If you an upcoming director and you are looking for an external hard drive to save your work, this WD hard drive is exactly what you need. So start shooting all your movies or documentaries. Now you can store and edit them, and show them to the world with the help of this 1 TB portable hard drive from WD. The WD My Passport will hold up to 80 hours of high definition video and 17 hours of DVC Pro HD video. So take your camera, put on the director's hat and start playing the role of a movie director.
One major feature of this black external hard drive is that it is USB powered. Thus you do not have to look for a power outlet or hunt for batteries. Simply connect the USB cable to the laptop and the drive and it will automatically connect. This is a sleek and slim hard drive and is only 15.3 millimetres thick. The strong, durable and sturdy exterior is black in colour and therefore it looks good as well. The USB 3.0 connection allows you to transfer data to and from your desktop or laptop at lightning speeds and this 3.0 USB hard drive will also function when connected to ports of lower versions. The WD Smartware Pro software always backs up your data whenever you make a change to a file on the drive. It even gives you the option to save your data in the drive or on the cloud using Dropbox. You can also set a password to protect your drive from being used by anyone else. So what are you waiting for? Shop for WD My Passport Ultra 1 TB hard drive online today!