Toshiba Consumer Storage — Americas

Toshiba Canvio® for Desktop External Hard Drive

External HDD Canvio for Desktop
  • Up to 6TB1 to easily store and back up your digital content
  • Stylish and versatile design
  • Easy to setup and use
  • High performance 7200 RPM drive
  • Built-in security slot to help keep your drive safe
  • 2-year limited warranty4
Centralize Your Files

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.
Safeguard Your Valuable Content

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.

High Performance Drive

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.

Stylish and Versatile Design

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.

Canvio® for Desktop Features

Smart and Versatile Design

  • Compact form factor helps reduce desktop clutter.
  • Flexible footprint for vertical or horizontal use in your desk space.
  • Fan-less construction offers whisper-quiet performance and reduced heat profile.

High Performance Drive

  • Powered by Toshiba’s 7200 RPM drive with 128MB buffer to help deliver a reliable and responsive performance.
  • Built-in USB 3.0 technology delivers fast file transfer and also works with USB 2.0.

Massive Capacity

  • Up to 6TB1 of storage for storing your music, videos, photos, and other important files in one central location.

Easy to Use

  • USB Plug & Play
  • Drag and Drop to save files
  • Peace of Mind


    Capacity1: 4TB, 5TB, 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

         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 ® 7
         Reformatting required for macOS v10.13 / v10.12 / OS X v10.11
         Available USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Port

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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.

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

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.

Warning WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to Wash hands after handling.

Windows and Microsoft are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Mac, OS X and Time Machine are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
CANVIO is a trademark of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.

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