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WD Intros New External Hard Drives for Mac Users
Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 11:59 PM EST
Posted by: Staff

WD today announced that it has added the USB 3.0 interface to its line of My Passport for Mac portable hard drives and increased their storage capacity up to 2TB. The company also announced the release of their new My Book VelociRaptor Duo desktop drive for Mac users. This drive features two 1TB 10,000 RPM WD VelociRaptor drives along with dual Thunderbolt ports for ultra fast data transfer rates.

My Book VelociRaptor Duo provides ultimate speed and performance with two 1 TB 10,000 RPM WD VelociRaptor drives along with two Thunderbolt ports. The 2 TB dual-drive storage system is ideal for editing high resolution video, 3D rendering, graphic design, and other demanding digital media applications. This boost in performance delivers solid state drive (SSD) -like data transfer rates of up to 400 MB/s for greater work-flow productivity. The dual-drive storage system offers RAID 0 for performance or RAID 1 for protection; and the twin Thunderbolt ports offer daisy-chaining multiple My Book VelociRaptor Duo drives and other high performance peripherals without impacting data transfer speeds or performance. The My Book VelociRaptor Duo also comes complete with a Thunderbolt cable in the box and is user-serviceable.

Pricing for the new My Passport for Mac portable hard drives start at $99.99. The My Book VelociRaptor Duo desktop drive is priced at $899.99.



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