Western Digital has launched its first ever portable SSD, a neat and compact system which guarantees a ‘blazing’ flip of pace, in keeping with the agency.
The WD My Passport SSD is available in capacities of 256GB, 512GB and 1TB, and it’s definitely no slouch, providing learn speeds of as much as 515MB/s (which makes it the quickest drive within the My Passport vary).
It hooks up through a USB-C port (USB three.1 Gen 2) and comes bundled with the suitable cable, together with an adapter to make sure compatibility with older USB-A ports. The drive’s silver and black enclosure measures 45 x 90mm, and it’s 10mm thick.
School of exhausting knocks
Not solely is this SSD compact, however it could additionally take a knock. WD says it could survive a 6.5-foot drop, and by way of shock resistance it has been examined to resist 1500G of drive.
On the safety entrance, you get 256-bit AES encryption, and the drive is password protected for additional peace of thoughts in relation to holding your treasured information secure.
The My Passport SSD comes with a comforting three-year guarantee, too, and costs for the 256GB, 512GB and 1TB fashions are $100 (round £80, AU$132), $200 (round £160, AU$265) and $400 (round £320, AU$530) respectively. The drives can be found now over within the US.