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Western Digital showcases gaming prowess @Middle East Games Con 2017
Anil George
December 4, 2017
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Everything a gamer needs

The world of gaming has seen a massive increase in quality and digital information. Meaning a continuously growing need for storage solutions for gamers of all competencies. Western Digital recognizes this, which explains why gaming is a new focus area for the brand. At the first ever Games Con in Abu Dhabi, they showcased their very impressive portfolio of storage solutions. The select range of products in show from WD and Sandisk included WD My Passport SSD, WD Blue SSD, SanDisk External SSDs, and SanDisk Extreme microSD card with A1.

Tareq Husseini, Regional Sales Director, Middle East & Africa, Western Digital Corporation, was at the event, and he mentioned “We are incredibly excited to participate in Games Con Abu Dhabi 2017. Not just because it is the biggest convention for gaming, but also because it is the first one in the Middle East. We are looking forward to displaying our range of products that provide reliable, responsive and high-performance storage for gamers. By offering solid state technology with, we endeavor to enhance our customers’ storage experience.”

All the key products showcased during Games Con have certain key USP’s. Take the WD My Passport SSD, which is the fastest My Passport drive to date with speeds up to 515MB/s. The  WD Blue SSD, available in 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB capacities, is all about optimized storage with speed and reliability. Or take compact external SSD’s like the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD which has a 1 TB storage capacity, and the SanDisk Extreme 510 Portable SSD.

by Anil George
@anildotgeorge
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2015 and 2016. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.