MAXTOR M3 Portable Hard Drive - 2 TB, Black

Product code: 172991

Product features

  • USB 3.0
  • Hardware encryption
  • Password protected
  • 3 year guarantee
  • Backup software included

Product features

  • USB 3.0
  • Hardware encryption
  • Password protected
  • 3 year guarantee
  • Backup software included
Product information
Top features:

- Large capacity storage for professional computing

- Fast data transfer with USB 3.0

- Secure your data with SafetyKey and SecretZone software

- AutoBackup software makes it quick and easy to back up your files

Large capacity storage

The Maxtor M3 Portable Hard Drive makes it easy to transport essays, multimedia, business data, and more.

A lightweight, compact and durable design means this hard drive is ready for on-the-go computing.

Fast data transfer

USB 3.0 delivers super-quick data transfer that's over 10 x faster than USB 2.0 – great if you have lots of large files to transfer.

Secure your data

The M3 comes with software preloaded to keep your files protected – SafetyKey offers protection for your data, while SecretZone can encrypt data on the device.

AutoBackup software

Back up your documents and multimedia quickly and easily with AutoBackup software. This reduces the amount you have to manually transfer yourself, while keeping your data safe.


Technical specifications for MAXTOR M3 Portable Hard Drive - 2 TB, Black

Type Portable hard drive
Capacity 2 TB
Power supply USB
Spin speed 5400 rpm
Device compatibility - Windows
- Mac
Wired connections USB 3.0 x 1
Password protection Yes
Data encryption Yes
System requirements - Windows Vista or later
- Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later
Software included - AutoBackup
- SecureDrive
- SecretZone
- SafetyKey
Colour Black
Box contents Maxtor M3 Portable Hard Drive
Dimensions 112 x 82 x 17.5 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 169 g
Manufacturer's guarantee 3 years
Customer reviews

Maxtor HX-M201TCB/GM@AMZ reviews verified by reevooReevoo

30 reviews

Reviews from:Sort by:
(8.9 out of 10)
Value for money
Overall rating
Scores 8.9 out of 10 based on 30 reviews
Show more score details
(8 out of 10)


Braintree GB Retired
size and capacity
the online description on retailers website states the operating system can be Windows Vista or higher, but the box states Windows 7 or higher . When you turn it on the screen tells you its systems cant work with Vista but needs a higher system. A check with
their help line confirms this and that it will work by clicking and dragging files you want to save. This does work effectively
Confirmed purchase: 22 August 2019
Published on: 25 September 2019
(9 out of 10)


Wallington GB Retired
Works perfectly with Apple Workbook Pro
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 16 November 2017
Published on: 17 January 2018
(5 out of 10)


It has a blue
Bought this to play stuff on my samsung tv. Total hit or miss when it will play. Just the clicking sound of the hard drive and you know it aint playing. Telly on telly off.then wait and
Confirmed purchase: 06 June 2017
Published on: 09 July 2017
Price Promise, delivery & returns

You won’t get it cheaper. Full Stop.

You won’t get it cheaper. Full Stop.

We'll price match any product against any other retailer, online or in store. We’ll also match discount codes.

How to request a price match

Delivering your online order

Get this delivered when it suits you

We’ll show you your current delivery options for this item in checkout. Subject to the time you order, and where you want delivery, these options will include:

  • FREE standard delivery in 3-5 working days
  • FREE Next day delivery or any following day between 8am & 5pm FREE
  • Delivery in a timeslot of your choice next day or any following day (£10.00)
Please note: if we’re out of stock of an item but getting more in, we indicate – on listings pages and the product page – how soon we can dispatch for delivery to you. In this case, please go ahead and order, and we’ll contact you later to confirm an exact delivery date.

Availability Checker

How and when can you get hold of your selections? Finding out should be quick and easy, so with just a few clicks our Availability Checker shows you:

  • Delivery dates, time-slots and prices
  • Local stores with stock you can collect from now
  • Local stores you can get items sent to for you to collect later
To use our Availability Checker, simply:

  1. Enter a town or postcode in the box on the product page for an item you’ve selected
  2. Click on the magnifying glass
  3. Review the delivery and collection options local to you – just click on any one to add it to your basket

Stock updates

Find something you want but it’s not in stock? On the item’s product page, simply click on ‘Email me when back in stock’, and let us have your email address. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s available again.

Returns and refunds

Whether an item you’ve bought is faulty or damaged, or you’ve changed your mind, it’s easy to get a refund.

Items you haven’t opened
Within 21 days of receiving an item you paid for online, on the phone, or in store you can return it for a full refund – provided your purchase is still in its original and unopened packaging. This promise is in addition to your statutory rights.

Items you’ve opened
Within 14 days of receiving an item you paid for online or on the phone, you can return it, even if you’ve opened it. To receive a refund, you must:

  • Let us know you plan to return the item within 14 days of delivery/collection
  • Physically return it within a further 14 days.
The item must be returned in ‘as new condition’ – not used or installed, and in its original packaging. More on returns and refunds.

Order online and collect in store

Sometimes you’ll want something even quicker than we can deliver. Or you can’t be in when our van or courier would arrive. That’s why we offer you the option to order online and collect in store.
Subject to what you’re ordering and where you want to collect from, you can:

Reserve & Collect – reserve online for free and collect at a local store as soon as you like. Once reserved, your item’s held till closing time the next day, to be paid for when you collect.

Pay & Collect – pay online, and have the item sent, for free, from our warehouse to a local store for you to collect. Starting on the date the item arrives in store – which you choose in checkout – you have 28 days to collect it.

Your fastest way to order online for collection is to use our ‘Availability Checker’ feature:

  1. Enter a town or postcode in the box on the product page for an item you’ve selected
  2. Click on the magnifying glass
  3. Review the collection options local to you – just click on any one to add it to your basket

Creation - your plan Flexible credit you control

To spread the cost, pay by Your Plan, our uniquely flexible credit option. Available on all orders £99 and over, this lets you:

  • Spread the cost with monthly payments, 24.9% APR representative
  • Choose the payment term that suits you
  • No deposit to pay and choose to pay it off early at no extra cost
  • Plus once you've opened an account, you can use it to spend again in the future on anything £99 and over
Learn more

How to apply
If you’re buying this item online, you can apply for credit at checkout. Or if you’re reserving online, or shopping in store, apply here.

DSG Retail Limited acts as a credit broker and not a lender. Credit is provided by Creation Consumer Finance Ltd.
Both DSG Retail Ltd and Creation Consumer Finance Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

MAXTOR M3 Portable Hard Drive - 2 TB, Black