Toshiba Canvio HDTC605XR3A1 500 GB External Hard Drive - Red
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Product Information for Toshiba Canvio HDTC605XR3A1 500 GB External Hard Drive - Red

Highlights for Toshiba Canvio HDTC605XR3A1 500 GB External Hard Drive - Red

Marketing Information

Put peace of mind first, and make your memories last, with Toshiba's new Canvio 3.0 portable hard drive, offering one of the simplest, most complete backup solutions in style.

Designed for those who want an easy, effective way to preserve and restore their pictures, documents, music and videos-or their entire system-the Canvio 3.0 delivers truly comprehensive, set-and-forget data protection. Offering up to 1 terabyte1 of storage, and powered by USB 3.0 technology, it lets you copy even some of the largest files off your PC and onto the drive faster than ever before, or use integrated cloud backup2 capabilities for extra protection. Thanks to a special internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology to guard against accidents and drops for greater peace of mind, it's also the perfect way to share or transport your digital content, and can be used with USB 2.0 connections, too.


Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 5.20 oz
  • Color: Red
  • Form Factor: External
  • Height: 0.5"
  • Width: 3.1"
  • Depth: 4.7"
  • Software

  • Software Included:

    Backup Software

  • Technical Information

  • Storage Capacity: 500 GB
  • Platform Supported: PC
  • Features: Data Encryption
  • Warranty

  • Standard Warranty: 3 Year Limited
  • Built-in Devices


  • Host Interface: USB 3.0
  • Drive Performance

  • Buffer: 8 MB
  • Rotational Speed: 5400 rpm
  • Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 640 MBps (5 Gbps)
  • Average Seek Time: 12 ms
  • General Information

  • Product Type: Hard Drive
  • Manufacturer Part Number: HDTC605XR3A1
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Manufacturer: Toshiba
  • Product Model: HDTC605XR3A1
  • Product Name: Canvio Hard Drive
  • Product Line: Canvio
  • Brand Name: Toshiba
  • Miscellaneous

    Package Contents

    • Canvio Hard Drive
    • USB 3.0 Cable (works with USB 2.0)
    • Quick Install Guide

    System Requirements

    Operating Systems:

    • Windows 7
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista