In addition to their WD Black NVMe SSD showcase, Western Digital also showed off their wide range of portable SSD drives under the SanDisk, WD and G-Technology brands. Join us for our tour of the WD Portable SSD showcase at Computex 2018!
The WD Portable SSD Showcas
Western Digital currently has portable SSDs under three brands – SanDisk, WD and G-Technology. Western Digital’s Jared Peck gives us a tour of these portable SSDs, and their key features. He even demonstrates how crushproof the G-DRIVE portable SSD is!
SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is a tough, IP55 dust- and water-resistant drive. It offers capacities up to 2 TB, with transfer rates of up to 550 MB/s.
- 2 TB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD : $599
- 1 TB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD : $299
- 500 GB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD : $139
- 250 GB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD : $99
WD My Passport Portable SSD
WD is increasing the capacity of their My Passport SSD drive to 2 TB. It offers up to 540 MB/s in transfer rate, with 256-bit AES hardware encryption built-in.
- 2 TB WD My Passport Portable SSD : $599
- 1 TB WD My Passport Portable SSD : $306
- 512 GB WD My Passport Portable SSD : $139
- 256 GB WD My Passport Portable SSD : $99
WD My Passport Wireless SSD
The WD My Passport Wireless SSD is the SSD version of the WD My Passport Wireless drive. Designed for photographers on-the-go, it not only comes with an internal battery and WiFi-AC connectivity, it also has a SD card reader built-in.
- 2 TB WD My Passport Wireless SSD : $799
- 1 TB WD My Passport Wireless SSD : $499
- 500 GB WD My Passport Wireless SSD : $299
- 250 GB WD My Passport Wireless SSD : $199
G-DRIVE Mobile SSD
The G-Technology G-DRIVE Mobile SSD has a built-in heatsink that keeps the drive cool and makes it crushproof (up to 450 kg / 1000 lbs). It is also IP67 dust- and water-resistant.
G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD
The G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD uses NVMe and Thunderbolt 3 technologies to achieve transfer rates of up to 2,800 MB/s! It also comes with a heatsink core that doubles as a crushproof cage (up to 450 kg / 1000 lbs).
- 1 TB G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD : $298
G-DRIVE Pro SSD
This is a desktop version of the G-DRIVE Mobile Pro drive above, although it’s arguably portable as well. It has an enterprise-grade SSD inside, with storage capacities of up to 7.68 GB, and transfer rates of up to 2,800 MB/s. You can even daisy-chain multiple G-DRIVE Pro SSDs together.
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