Western Digital hard drives higher performance of an SSD
Western Digital today unveiled two models of portable storage unit, according to comments from company officials, would ensure fast acceleration performance than those of the SSDs.
‘s flagship product is the new My Book VelociRaptor Duo , a solution for storing data of an external unit that integrates two discs fixed with rotational speeds of up to 10,000 revolutions per minute. The configurations of the hard drives used are RAID 0 and RAID 1 hard drives that make up the new drive from Western Digital VelociRaptor can accommodate the data by dividing them equally without logging any information parity or redundancy or they can create an exact copy of the information on the two hard disk (“ mirroring“).
The My Book VelociRaptor Duo offers two Thunderbolt ports 10 Gbps and offers in the box, even the cable which usually cost around 50 euros.
VelociRaptor The cost of the Duo is not exactly “popular” ($ 899) but it is likely that the price will decline in coming months.
However, it is interesting to note that the cost per gigabyte of new storage weblog Western Digital settles around 43 cents while the SSD between two and $ 3 (only the models with smaller capacity fell below the dollar per gigabyte). Beside theVelociRaptor Duo My Book , Western Digital has also introduced an external hard drive – the My Passport for Mac - for the Mac that transfers data using the USB 3.0 (5 Gbps).