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Total price $18,640
Hard drive
HDD capacity
250 GB
HDD speed
7200 RPM
Storage drive buffer size
8 MB
Ports & interfaces
USB connector
USB version
FireWire 400
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 °C
Other features
Average latency
4.2 ms
Bytes per sector
PC & Mac
I/O ports
FireWire/USB Built-in USB hub
Mac compatibility
Minimum system requirements
USB or FireWire port
Read seek time
8.9 ms
Track to track seek time
2 ms
Compatible operating systems
Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP Mac OS v9.2.2 or Mac OS v10.1.5+
Dimensions (WxDxH)
154.43 x 218.75 x 44.2 mm

High-speed storage, conveniently placed buttons and easy-to-use backup features make the WD Dual-option Combo Drive is an ideal solution for much-needed additional storage and a perfect place to back up your valuable data, music, photos and movies.

Product Features

Dual-option Backup – choose how and when to back up your data, automatically or on-the-spot.

Includes both USB 2.0 and FireWire interfaces giving you your choice of high-speed connectivity options for maximum flexibility and throughput.

Built-in USB hub

Front-mounted power button – equipped with WD's exclusive Safe Shutdown™ feature that ensures all data has been safely transferred before shutting down the drive

7200 RPM rotational speed

Includes Dantz Retrospect® Express backup software

Preformatted*; simply plug it in and go

Designed for near-silent operation with WD's whisper-quiet hard drive

Fast, easy connection to PC or Macintosh® computers

Cool, heat-dissipating case

Stands vertically or horizontally


Western Digital HD 250GB Dual Opt Backup 8MB 7200rpm Ret, 250 GB, 2.0, 7200 RPM

Western Digital HD 250GB Dual Opt Backup 8MB 7200rpm Ret. HDD capacity: 250 GB. USB version: 2.0. HDD speed: 7200 RPM

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