Western Digital Reveals New Pro SSD Drives

For professionals who have 4K or workflows, this is dreamy news. Now you can access, edit and share massive RAW video footage with these new Western Digital Thunderbolt 3 solid state storage solutions. There is one for every situation - portable, desktop and ruggedized, portable RAID. Here's an article that covers the basics on each of the new drives by G-Technology: From dpreview

g-technology pro ssdWestern Digital just revealed its new lineup of G-Technology G-DRIVE and G-SPEED external solid state drives at NAB 2018 and, as you might expect, they're built to handle ultra-high resolution video. In fact, WD claims these Thunderbolt 3 drives enable "real-time 4K and 8K workflows" for professionals who need serious speed, capacity, and reliability.

There are three new drives in all: the G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD, the G-DRIVE Pro SSD, and the G-SPEED Shuttle SSD.

G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD

The G-DRIVE Mobile Pro SSD aims to be one of the fastest mobile storage solutions you can bring with you in the field. Available in 500GB and 1TB configurations, this Thunderbolt 3 drive boasts read speeds up to 2800MB/s that should let you "edit multi-stream 8K footage at full frame rate, quickly render projects and experience them at full resolution, and transfer as much as a terabyte of media in seven minutes."...read more

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