Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo | from US$859.99 | www.wdc.com
can’t enough of data storage and at the same time, begging for speed? well, help is here. Western Digital has introduced a new external desktop storage system, dubbed the Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo to cater to those with the insatiable appetite for speed and space. combining a pair of 1TB 10,000 RPM hard drives and the blazing speed of Thunderbolt technology, the My Book VelociRaptor Duo is said to deliver SSD data transfer rates of up to 400 MB/s. so just how fast is 400 MB/s? according to WD, it can transfer 22GB HD movies in less than 65 seconds and 500 5MB songs in less than 8 seconds. that’s how fast it is. perfect for professionals and amateurs alike who does high resolution video edition, 3D rendering, graphic design, and any other resource intensive digital media works. users can opt to deploy the dual-drive system in RAID 0 for performance or RAID 1 for data protection, while the two Thunderbolt ports offer super fast transfer and the ability to daisy-chain multiple My Book VelociRaptor Duo and other Thunderbolt-equipped peripherals without affecting the performance. out-of-the-box, the My Book VelociRaptor Duo is compatible with Apple’s Time Machine and is HFS+ Journaled for Mac machines. the Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo is available with a price tag of $859.99.