WD My Book 3TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive $87 shipped (Orig. $140)

Update (7/13 3:15pm): This deal is now available again via Amazon. It will be in stock on July 18th, but you can lock-in the discounted price now.

Amazon has the WD My Book 3TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive for $86.99 shipped. That’s $52 under the original listing, between $5 and $43 under the next best prices and the lowest we can find. This deal is currently matched at Best Buy.

Features:

  • Ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity
  • WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software
  • Works great with Windows 8
  • Password protection with hardware encryption

This model has received a 4.3/5 star rating from over 2,000 Amazon customers.

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Ultra-fast transfer rates – My Book desktop storage is optimized for the fastest possible data transfer rates. Connect this drive to a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port to access and save files up to 3x faster than with USB 2.0.

Performance may vary based on user’s hardware and system configuration.

Massive capacity – With up to 6 TB capacity, there’s plenty of room to store and protect your precious memories and important files.

Automatic backup software – WD SmartWare Pro automatic backup software works quietly in the background to help protect your data using minimal PC resources. Select automatic, continuous backup to instantly back up your files. Or select the scheduled backup option to back up your files on your schedule and take control of your backup.

Local and cloud backup – WD SmartWare Pro lets you choose. Back up your files to your My Book drive or back up your files to the cloud using your Dropbox account.* You can also back up files from your Dropbox account to your My Book drive for extra protection.

*Dropbox account required for cloud backup. Cloud services may be changed, terminated or interrupted at any time and may vary by country.

System-level backup – Acronis True Image WD Edition is an integrated software suite that ensures security of all information on your PC. It can back up the entire disk drive or selected partitions, including your operating system, applications, settings and all of your data. You can also use the software to securely delete any confidential data you no longer need.