The duo “Hard Disk” for Sports Video from Western Digital

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The process of video processing often requires a large storage capacity following high speed. Among these is being targeted by Western Digital (WD) through the products  MyBook  Thunderbolt Duo and MyBook Velociraptor Duo.

“The speed of this product can reach 400 MB per second, comparable to internal SSDs, because it’s perfect for those who are doing video or 3D graphics rendering,” said Sales Manager of Branded Products WD Tirtasaputra Salim product showcase event in Jakarta, Friday (1 / 3/2013).

Claims speed of 400 MB per second it applies to product My Book VelociRaptor Duo equipped with two Thunderbolt ports. This product is available in capacities of 1 TB or 2 TB.

To achieve such high speeds, the second hard disk WD VelociRaptor 10,000 RPM VelociRaptor in MyBook Duo work in RAID 0 mode can also be changed to RAID 1 (mirroring) for added data security.

As for MyBook Thunderbolt Duo, WD provides a choice of capacity of 4 TB, 6 TB, and 8 TB. This series is called can achieve data transfer speeds of 250 MB per second.

MyBook Thunderbolt Duo can be obtained in the market since the end of 2012 can be purchased at a price of 529 U.S. dollars for the 4TB version, 657 dollars for the version 6 TB, and 778 U.S. dollars for the 8GB version.

The VelociRaptor MyBook Duo is priced at U.S. $ 811 (2 TB).

It should be added that both products are only compatible with Apple Macintosh computers are equipped with a Thunderbolt port.

“You see, this is kind of interface Intel in collaboration with Apple,” said Tirta, adding that WD will also Merisi two versions of the product can be used on a Windows computer.

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