Toshiba Canvio® for Desktop External Hard Drive

  • High capacity storage for your digital content
  • High performance 7200 RPM drive
  • Built-in security slot to help keep your drive safe
  • 2-year limited warranty4

Key Features

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Centralize Your Files

Toshiba Canvio® for Desktop External Hard Drive lets you store your files in a centralized place next to your computer. It is easy to set up and is excellent for expanding your storage needs.

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Safeguard Your Valuable Content

Built-in security lock slot to help anchor and deter theft. Protect your private data and secure the drive using the security lock slot.

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High Performance Drive

The Canvio for Desktop is powered by Toshiba’s 7200 RPM drive with 128MB buffer to help deliver a reliable and responsive performance.

The built-in USB 3.0 Interface significantly improves file transfer performance for large media files and dramatically minimizes the wait time for backup. Plus, it is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

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Stylish and Versatile Design

The Canvio® for Desktop offers massive storage in a compact design that saves your precious desk space. This drive is designed to be stylish and versatile on your desktop—supporting both horizontal and vertical orientation to fit your space, whether in your home or office. Its fan-less design makes drive operation whisper quiet while keeping the drive cool.


What's in the Box

  • Toshiba Canvio® for Desktop Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 Cable (works with USB 2.0)
  • AC Power Adapter
  • Quick Start Guide

Toshiba Canvio® for Desktop External Hard Drive


Capacity1 4TB, 6TB
Interface USB 3.0 (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)
Interface Transfer Rate5 Up to 5 Gbit/s (USB 3.0)
Up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 2.0)
Size (LxWxH) 167.0 x 129.5 x 41.5 (mm)
Color Black
Weight: 1,000 g approximate
Contents Toshiba Canvio® for Desktop Hard Drive USB 3.0 Cable (works with USB 2.0)
AC Power Adapter
Quick Start Guide
System Requirements Formatted NTFS for Windows® 10 /Windows 8.1 / Windows® 7
Reformatting required for macOS v10.13 / v10.12 / OS X v10.11
Available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Port


Model Number Capacity1 Color Interface
HDWC340XK3JA 4TB Black USB 3.0
HDWC360XK3JA 6TB Black USB 3.0

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Where to Buy

Toshiba consumer hard drives are currently available at these select retailers and distributor. Click on a retailer/distributor logo below to buy one. Clicking on a retailer or distributor logo will open a new window.

*Toshiba does not guarantee the availability of all products or models at these retailers and distributor.

United States

1 One Gigabyte (1GB) means 109 = 1,000,000,000 bytes and One Terabyte (1TB) means 1012 = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes using powers of 10. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB= 230 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and 1TB = 240 = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes, and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system and other factors.

2 Compatibility may vary depending on user‘s hardware configuration and operating system.

3 Reformatting to HFS+ required for use with Time Machine® software.

4 Two (2) year standard limited warranty applies. The warranty brochure is preloaded on the hard drive or can be viewed online at https://storage.toshiba.com/consumer-hdd/support/warranty-info.

5 5 Gbit/s is the interface transfer rate per the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0. Actual transfer rate will vary depending on your system configuration and other factors. Product specifications, features, and availability are subject to change without notice.

Product prices, specifications, features, configurations, colors, components, service, and availability are subject to change without notice.

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current and believed to be accurate on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

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Windows and Microsoft are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Mac, OS X, macOS, and Time Machine are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Canvio and the Canvio logo are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

CANVIO is a trademark of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.

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