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External Hard Drives | WD  Elements 4TB 3.5

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WD Elements 4TB 3.5" USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive

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Manufacturer Part Code: WDBWLG0040HBK-EESN

Order Code: HDWES-WDBWLG0042

Category: External Hard Drives

WD Elements 4TB 3.5" USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive

Improve PC performance
When your internal hard drive is almost full, your PC slows down. Don't delete files – free up space on your internal hard drive by transferring files to your WD Elements HDD desktop storage and get your computer moving again.

Fast transfer rates
When connected to a USB 3.0 port, the WD Elements desktop hard disk drive delivers fast data transfer rates.

Plug-and-Play simplicity
The WD Elements™ Desktop Hard Drive works right out of the box with Windows PCs – just plug into the USB port to instantly add storage.

USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 compatibility
With this single drive, you get compatibility with the latest USB 3.0 devices and backwards-compatibility with USB 2.0 devices as well.

WD quality inside and out
We know your data is important to you, so we build the drive inside to our demanding requirements for durability, shock tolerance, and long-term reliability. Then, we help protect with a durable enclosure designed for style and protection.

Formatted for Windows 10+
The WD Elements™ desktop hard disk drive is formatted NTFS and compatible with Windows 10+ and can be reformatted for Mac.


4 TB

USB 2.0
USB 3.0

Dimensions (L x W x H)
135mm x 48mm x 165.8mm

Operating temperature
5°C to 35°C

Non-op. temperature
–20°C to 65°C

Supported Operating Systems
Formatted NTFS for Windows® 10, 8.1 and 7
(Reformatting may be required for other operating systems)

2 Years

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Technical Information

AC adapter output voltage
12 V
External power adapter
Bus powered
Plug and Play
Cable lock slot
LED indicators
Product colour
On/off switch
Windows operating systems supported
Windows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 IOT Core,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Cable lock slot type
HDD capacity
4000 GB
Storage temperature (T-T)
-20 - 65 °C
Operating temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 °C
Cables included
User guide
Maximum data transfer rate
5000 Mbit/s
USB data transfer rates
480,5000 Mbit/s
USB version
3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1)
Thunderbolt technology
USB connector
Micro-USB B
950 g
165.8 mm
48 mm
135 mm

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