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Team Group PD700 USB 3.1 Gen2 Portable SSD Launched

Team Group just announced PD700, a high speed external storage product. The Team Group PD700 has an unmatched high speed performance and an eye catching look. Its R&D, design, product quality and marketing are all highly praised by judges of the 2016 Taiwan Excellence Award and won the award out of 498 companies and 1,180 entries in the category of Computer Hardware & Peripherals.

In the generation of information explosion, ultra high capacity and an easy to carry compact size are the two must requirements for consumers’ mobile digital lifestyle. PD700 is using the latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface and the newest Type-c cable to provide a transfer speed of up to 10Gb/s.

With an ultra high capacity of 960GB, the Team Group PD700 offers users a fast and direct way to access, edit and transfer files or applications. Users are able to experience the sensation of a lightning fast performance without any lag problem. PD700 can also satisfy the need for high speed transfer and multimedia storage at any time. By making file sharing easier, important information is able to be completely stored instantly, offering an efficient digital mobile lifestyle to users.

With deep and wide range of expertise in R&D, and a combination of practical performance and charismatic design, Team Group has been continuously dedicated to satisfying the needs of our consumers in every aspect. Merging beauty and technology, PD700 offers an uncompromised perfection of the metal craftsmanship. It is using one entire piece of forged aluminum as basis of the process.

The exterior design is using Aluminum concentric circles and diamond cutting. Through diamond cutting technology, and with seven steps of metal anodization process, the concentric circles are made not only to display an absolute minimalist design, but also an exquisite craftsmanship.

In addition to the amazing transfer speed and the eye catching metal crafted exterior, PD700 is compact and lightweight. It is only a little larger than the size of a name card and weighs only 120g, which can be easily carried in a pocket.

It is also the perfect match for ultra slim laptops like Ultrabook, MacBook, etc. to create an ideal, slim and lightweight trend of stylish technology. The exquisite and compact size is convenient for users to carry around, and makes it a zero hassle and expandable multimedia database with high mobility that can store important files and precious memories at any time.

With the built-in solid state drive, PD700 not only can achieve the best transfer performance, but also offers an all-around protection for data with capabilities of noise resistance, shockproof and fall resistance, so data corruption or data loss caused by external factors while using can be avoided. Its unique, high quality and extreme speed performance, not only make it a highly praised winner of the 2016 Taiwan Excellence Award, but also consumer’s best partner when living in a high efficient digital mobile lifestyle.

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Team Group PD700 Specifications


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WD HelioSeal Technology Expands Storage Capacity to 8TB

2 March 2016 – Western Digital Corporation today announced the expansion of its award-winning portfolio of performance storage solutions with 8TB capacity drives for NAS, video surveillance and desktop external applications. Increasingly centralized, rich-content, which continues to grow in popularity among enterprises, small business and consumers alike, is driving demand for greater storage capacities.

Launching throughout the first half of 2016, My Cloud personal storage devices (My Cloud, My Cloud Mirror, My Cloud EX2 Ultra), My Book external hard drives (My Book, My Book for Mac, My Book Duo and My Book Pro), WD Red, WD Red Pro and WD Purple hard drives will all be designed with the new high-capacity configuration. Each storage solution offers purpose-driven engineering and HelioSeal helium-technology with the new 8TB drives for maximum and efficient performance in the applications for which each model is designed.

The increase to 8TB or 16TB (with two 8TB drives in RAID 0) capacity applies to the following WD products:


External Hard Drives

  • [adrotate banner=”4″]My Book/My Book for Mac -– An external hard drive solution that provides complete backup and storage with USB connectivity.
  • My Book Duo/My Book Pro – Dual-drive external hard drive solutions which provide ultra-fast storage in RAID-0 and complete backup and storage with USB and/or Thunderbolt connectivity and up to 16TB capacity.
  • My Cloud/My Cloud Mirror – A personal storage device that plugs into your router at home to provide consumers with their very own private cloud.
  • My Cloud EX2 Ultra – As part of the creative professional series of My Cloud products, the My Cloud EX2 Ultra provides high-performance two-bay network attached storage.


Internal Hard Drives

  • WD Purple – Engineered for 24/7, always-on, high-definition surveillance security systems that use up to eight hard drives and up to 32 cameras
  • WD Red – Optimized for personal, home and small business NAS (network attached storage) systems
  • WD Red Pro – Optimized for small business and enterprise class NAS systems with high performance and reliability.


Availability and Pricing

My Book 8TB will be available in March at select retailers and is distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. Manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the My Book 8TB (model #: WDBFJK0080HBK) is RM 1,499.00 (~US$ 359).

My Cloud, My Book for Mac, My Book Duo, My Book Pro, WD Red and WD Purple 8TB configurations will be available during the first half of 2016.


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