WD My Book Duo 16TB

WD My Book Duo 16TB

The My Book™ Duo drive has massive capacity for storing photos, videos, documents and music. RAID-0 mode provides super-fast performance (using the USB Type-C™ port). Switch to RAID-1 configuration for redundancy and to mirror data on the WD drives inside. A USB Type-C port with all cables included makes it universally compatible (supports USB 3.2 Gen 1/3.0/2.0). Two USB 3.2 Gen 1/USB 3.0 hub ports deliver flexibility for additional accessories.
WD My Book Duo 16TB

Massive Capacity

The My Book Duo drive has up to 36TB1 capacity with a single cable. Free up valuable space on all your computers. Store and back up your photo, video and music collections, and important documents in one reliable place.

RAID-0 Ready Out of the Box

Ready to perform at maximum speed and capacity in default mode, RAID-0. Reconfigure the drive to RAID-1 for redundancy (data mirroring), or use it as two independent drives (JBOD) with the included downloadable software.

RAID-Optimized WD Drives

The My Book Duo drive comes with RAID-optimized WD drives inside to deliver high-speed, quality storage to rely on. RAID-optimized firmware is perfect for two-disk array systems with auto management of drive operations to help ensure read/write cycle data integrity.

Works with Windows and Mac

My Book Duo is formatted for Windows® 10+ to deliver plug-and-play storage out of the box. With WD software, you can also download the NTFS driver for macOS, so you can work seamlessly between operating systems without reformatting.

USB 3.2 Gen 1/USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Ready

Compatible with USB 3.2 Gen 1/USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, the My Book Duo drive works to deliver high-speed connectivity no matter the interface. Includes both USB Type-C to Type-C and Type-C to Type-A cables.

USB 3.2 Gen 1/USB 3.0 Ports

The My Book Duo drive can serve as a quasi-docking station with 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1/USB 3.0 Type-A hub ports for accessories, including additional storage, keyboard, and mouse, card readers, USBs, or phone sync and charge.

256-Bit AES Hardware Encryption and Password Protection

The My Book Duo drive comes with 256-bit AES Hardware Encryption with password protection software built in to help keep private content secure. Set a personalized password to activate hardware encryption and data protection using our downloadable software.

Capacity 16 TB
compatibility Formatted NTFS for out-of-the-box compatibility with Windows® 10+.
Downloadable NTFS driver to read/write on macOS 11+
Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.
Dimension 6.3" x 3.94" x 7.09"
Product Weight 5.2lbs
Interface USB 3.2 Gen 1

  • My Book Duo Desktop RAID storage
  • Software2 for device management and backup with password protection
  • SuperSpeed USB-C™ to USB-C cable (5Gbps)
  • SuperSpeed USB-C™ to USB-A cable (5Gbps)
  • AC adapter
  • Disk replacement tool
  • Quick install guide