Western Digital has announced sales of 4TB consumer portable solid state drives. The list of new products includes four models addressed to “gamers, content creators, enthusiasts and creative professionals who need high performance, reliability and high volume.”
The SanDisk Extreme Pro model delivers read and write speeds up to 2000MB / s. It is enclosed in a die-cast aluminum housing that acts as a radiator. This portable solid state drive is priced at $ 750 by the manufacturer.
The SanDisk Extreme drive achieves read speeds up to 1050 MB / s and write speeds up to 1000 MB / s. It can withstand drops of up to two meters. Protection degree – IP55. Its MSRP is $ 700.
The WD_Black P50 Game Drive solid state drive is designed specifically for gamers. With read speeds of up to 2000 MB / s, it can reduce game load times. The drive is compatible with PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The WD_Black P50 Game Drive has a suggested retail price of $ 750.
Rounding off the list is the My Passport SSD, which will be offered in gray, blue, red, gold and silver. The metal drive is shock and vibration resistant, as well as drops from a height of up to two meters. In read mode, it develops speeds up to 1050 MB / s, in write mode – up to 1000 MB / s. The 4 TB My Passport SSD has a MSRP of $ 680.
All of these products are expected to be on sale at the end of the current quarter.