WD 2TB My Book Velociraptor Duo Thunderbolt Drive for $309 – Deal Alert

WD Velociraptor

B&H has the WD 2TB My Book Velociraptor Duo Thunderbolt Drive for $309 (was. $629) with free expedited shipping and 5% rewards.The VelociRaptor Duo delivers impressive speeds up to 400MB/s when in RAID 0 thanks to the 10,000RPM drives inside. I averaged around 350MB/s when using the drive in my tests. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

WD 8TB My Book Duo USB 3.0 Hard Drive Review

WD 8TB My Book Duo External RAID Stor

The WD 8TB My Book Duo external hard drive is one of the bigger dual drives in the My Book line (but there’s also a 12TB version). It can be configured in RAID 0, 1 or as a JBOD drive.

It is a USB 3.0 interface and comes pre-formatted in NTFS for Windows. However, I use it in a Mac environment and it was very simple to reformat it for Mac OS X. [Read more…]

Hard Drive Deals Roundup – January 2015

3TB WD Elements Hard Drive USB 3

As our file sizes continue to grow, so does our need for bigger hard drives. So, here is a roundup of some of the better deals on external storage right now.

HGST

LaCie

Seagate

Western Digital