Western Digital launches new SSDs with up to 4 TB of storage
Western Digital has released four portable NVMe SSDs that will come with up to 4TB of storage space, or double the company’s existing SSD lineup that offers a maximum storage capacity of 2TB. The 2021 revamped lineup includes SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD, SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, WD Black P50 Game Drive SSD, and My Passport SSD. Western Digital says the new storage units will be available for purchase “by the end of this calendar quarter.”
The 4 TB storage variants of the SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD, SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, WD Black P50 Game Drive SSD, and My Passport SSD, inserted by Digital west, will be available at select retailers and the Western Digital Store when they go on sale sometime during the current quarter. The exact dates have not been announced.
SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD
The SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD 4TB variant is priced at $ 899.99 (approximately Rs. 66,000). It has read and write speeds of up to 2000 MBps.
SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 4TB variant is priced at $ 699.99 (roughly Rs. 51,300). It has read speeds of up to 1050MBps and write speeds of up to 1000MBps. The SSD has IP55 water and dust resistance rating.
WD Black P50 Gaming SSD Drive
The 4TB variant of the SSD WD Black P50 Game Drive is priced at $ 749.99 (approximately Rs 55,000). Designed for gamers, it offers read and write speeds of up to 2000 MBps and is compatible with PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. With the purchase of this product, you are eligible to download a free PC game.
WD My Passport SSD
My Passport SSD 4TB is priced at $ 679.99 (Rs. 49,800). It offers read and write speeds of up to 1050MBps and 1000MBps, respectively. It has password-enabled 256-bit AES hardware encryption to keep your data safe.