WD Elements USB 3 (USB 2 compatible) 3.5in External HDD - 16TB
Condition: Brand New
This is a 16TB USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) external hard drive from Western Digital. It is a desktop drive that requires mains power from the included power adaptor. This is a great value external drive, ideal for use as a Time Machine backup, or simply to give you more space for your files.
Note: this drive comes formatted for Windows machines in NTFS. Macs can by default read NTFS volumes but cannot write to them. To use this drive on a Mac, open Disk Utility when it is first attached and Erase the drive with the Format dropdown set to Mac OS Extended (Journaled) - more details here.
Warranty: 2 years Return To Base
Below is a list of compatible Macs for this item. You can click on any of the pictures to see the precise models it covers. We guarantee full compatibility with all models covered by each link, subject to any exceptions explicitly listed below.
Macs listed as compatible here all have the Type A USB connection required for this drive. Macs with a USB-C type connector can also use it, but require an adaptor.
MacBook Pro Retina (Non-Touchbar)
- Models up to the 2015 have USB Type A - the 2016 and later require an adaptor to USB-C.
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro Aluminium
- Only the 4 ports model of the iMac 2021 has Type A USB ports, the 2 ports model would need an adaptor.