WD My Book Duo: Dual-drive storage lands in PH

Western Digital has just announced this week the availability of their newest premium RAID storage – the My Book Duo.  Unlike any other storage solution in the market, the WD My Book Duo uses two (2) physical drives inside it (hardware-level RAID and USB 3.0) to deliver massive capacity and super-fast file transfer speeds.

From the looks of it, this newest RAID storage from WD is definitely among the top of its class. With its dual-drive design, the My Book Duo promises superior performance by offering faster transfer speeds (up to 290 MB/s), reduce data bottlenecks, and prevent data loss using RAID 1 mirror mode.

Backup process for both local and cloud-based files (Dropbox) is also quick and easy with the use of its built-in WD SmartWare Pro software. In addition, My Book Duo also has a 256-bit AES hardware encryption and password protection to provide ultimate hardware and software security.

Western Digital My Book Duo

WD My Book Duo RAID storage

WD My Book Duo features

  • Interface: USB 3.0 (x3)
  • Drives on board: WD Red hard drives
  • Available capacities: 4 TB, 6 TB, 8 TB  and 12 TB
  • Data management: RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD; independent CPU for RAID volume management
  • Security: Hardware RAID, Hardware Encryption, Password Protection
  • Compatibility:  NTFS (default) + Reformat to HFS + J for Mac
  • Software: WD SmartWare™ Pro, Dropbox™ cloud integration, Acronis True Image Software WD Edition, WD Security™, WD Drive Utilities
  • Limited Warranty: 3-Year regional warranty (see support.wdc.com for terms and conditions)

WD My Book DuoPrice and Availability

The WD My Book Duo will be available in selected retailers within the country and will have a two-year three-year limited regional warranty. Also, pricing  (SRP) will vary depending on the capacity as shown below:

  • 4 TB – Php 13,990 
  • 6 TB – Php 16,990
  • 8 TB – Php 22,990
  • 12 TB – Php 31,990

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