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Western Digital reveals their My Passport SSD

wd-my-passport-ssdWestern Digital is no stranger when it comes to personal storage — offering a wide range of hard drives for different kinds of users. It does not matter whether you are a hardcore gamer or simply need to work with copious amounts of data at one go, Western Digital is able to have something for everyone. This time around, the company has revealed their latest storage device, the My Passport SSD. The all new My Passport SSD will bring together exceptional speed as well as portability in order to be able to help users manage massive files while one is on the move.

 The My Passport SSD is touted to be a powerful solution for those who would like to move plenty of content in double quick time without missing a beat. Boasting of speeds of up to 515 MB/s, the My Passport SSD is to date, the fastest My Passport drive that the WD brand offers today. Specially designed for the newest generation of computers with a USB Type-C port, it is also USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gb/s) ready with a USB Type-C to Type-C cable and an adapter that allows it to play nice with the more traditional USB Type-A ports that are found on many computers.

Constructed for PC and is also compatible with Mac, the My Passport SSD delivers peace-of-mind with 256-bit AES hardware encryption and password protection. Not only that, it is also capable of surviving a 6.5-foot drop after being tested for shock-resistance to withstand 1500G of force, which ought to be able to go some ways in helping keep your data within safe and sound.

Expect each purchase of the My Passport SSD to be able to be accompanied by three-year limited warranty, where it will arrive in 256GB, 512GB and 1TB capacities with price points of $99.99, $199.99 and $399.99, respectively.

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