WD Intros 4TB My Book Studio Edition II Drive - HotHardware
WD Intros 4TB My Book Studio Edition II Drive

WD Intros 4TB My Book Studio Edition II Drive

You just knew Western Digital would take every chance it could to milk every last ounce of profitability from its extra-spacious 2TB SATA hard drive, didn't you? After launching the drive for high-end workstations and desktops earlier this year, WD has crammed two of them into a single external drive. The world's first 4TB external HDD is being labeled the My Book Studio Edition II, which is now twice as roomy as the same drive a year ago.



Designed to work with Mac and PC systems, the quad-interface drive can connect via eSATA, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and USB 2.0. It's also fully compatible with Apple's Time Machine backup system, and since it's a dual-drive system, it comes wired in a RAID 0 configuration. WD's aiming this one at creative professionals, workgroups and small office, but these days, we'd say most any PC enthusiast could find a use for 4TB of RAIDed storage. As expected, both internal drives utilize Western Digital's GreenPower technology to keep power usage to a minimum. Folks looking to keep their data backed up will appreciate the bundled software to do just that with just a click, and the inbuilt capacity gauge also gives you an easy look at just how much space you've got to spare. The drive is available right now for $649.99 with a 5-year limited warranty.


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Wow thats a lot of space and and set up in a raid configuration wonder how it performs?Course thats a lot of money too.

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