Western Digital’s SSD range crosses the 4TB threshold, and its not a moment too soon
January 12, 2021

Western Digital Corp have announced it is now delivering 4TB* portable SSDs across its consumer brand portfolio. The four new drives now offer gamers, content creators, enthusiasts and creative professionals the performance, durability and greater capacity they need to capture, move and save their files.
Western Digital is focused on delivering industry-leading solutions that keep up with the rich content created by consumers and pros alike. Whether using your smartphone to capture family milestones, backing up or expanding your video game library, or in the studio or out in the field creating a feature film, the company’s range of offerings are built to reliably store today’s massive files.

Western Digital’s new 4TB portable SSD portfolio offers an unmatched combination of performance and capacity to help fuel today’s content-rich world.
• SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD
Save time storing and transferring data with powerful NVMe solid state performance featuring up to 2000MB/s read and up to 2000MB/s write speeds. A forged aluminum chassis acts as a heatsink to deliver higher sustained speeds in a portable form factor.  The 4TB* SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD is expected to be available soon.
• SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD
Get NVMe solid state performance featuring up to 1050MB/s read and up to 1000MB/s write speeds in a portable, high-capacity drive that’s perfect for creating amazing content or capturing incredible footage. For added durability, the drive features up to two-meter drop protection and IP55 water and dust resistance.  The 4TB* SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is expected to be available soon.
• WD_Black P50 Game Drive SSD
Purpose-built for gamers, this drive is shaped by performance with SSD read speeds up to 2000MB/s to decrease load screen times and get you into the game faster. Premium storage expansion lets you save new games and is compatible with your PC, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One game library. The WD_Black P50 Game Drive SSD is expected to be available soon.
• My Passport SSD from WD
With a bold metal design that is both stylish and durable, the drive is shock and vibration resistant and drop resistant up to 6.5 feet (1.98m), and comes in a range of colors including Gray, Blue, Red, Gold and Silver. Blazing fast NVMe technology with read speeds of up to 1050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s enables everyday content creators, curators and hobbyists to keep productivity flowing. The 4TB My Passport SSD is expected to be available soon.

by Anil George
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 2020 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2018, CES 2017, 2016 and 2015. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.
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