The G-Tech G-Drive ev 220 external hard drive, which is capable of being used in conjunction with the G-Dock ev is now available. The G-Drive ev 220 is a 2TB drive that offers transfer rates up to 220MB/s. It can also be used as a standalone USB 3.0 drive when not connected via the G-Dock ev. [Read more...]
LaCie has updated its Rugged hard drive line with a new drive that features a built-in Thunderbolt cable, as well as a USB 3.0 port and higher capacity SSD options. [Read more...]
B&H has the Western Digital 2TB My Book VelociRaptor Duo Thunderbolt drive for $449 (reg. $649). This drive includes two 1TB 10,000RPM VelociRaptor hard drives with transfer speeds up to 400MB/s over Thunderbolt. I got 350MB/s-ish speeds in my real world tests with it. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Western Digital has announced the My Passport Pro, a new RAID 0 portable hard drive packing two 2.5″ drives inside. The drive is bus-powered over the Thunderbolt connection and delivers impressive speeds up to 233MB/s.
The My Passport Pro is available in 2TB and 4TB sizes – with dual 1TB or 2TB drives inside, respectively. The 2TB drive retails for $299.99 and the 4TB drive retails for $429.99. Check them out here at B&H Photo.
A new base model Drobo 4 Bay just launched with USB 3.0 connectivity. It includes power fail protection with battery backup and Drobo’s BeyondRAID configuration for drive spanning with single or dual disk redundancy. [Read more...]
As the data storage demands of photo and video professionals/enthusiasts continues to grow, the storage industry continues to strive toward larger capacity drives in smaller physical footprints. LaCie is now the first manufacturer to deliver a single 5TB in an external hard drive enclosure. [Read more...]