Western Digital Launches My Passport Pro Thunderbolt Dual-Drive

Western Digital has officially released the My Passport Pro, a Thunderbolt-powered portable dual-drive storage solution.

The My Passport Pro puts two 2.5-inch hard drives into a single aluminum enclosure and is available in either a 2TB or 4TB variants. Because of the the two-drive configuration of the My Passport Pro, it supports both RAID 0 (for faster performance) or RAID 1 (for drive mirroring). The My Passport Pro also features an integrated Thunderbolt cable is bus-powered so a power adapter isn’t required for the drive to run. According to WD, the My Passport Pro is capable of transfer speeds of up to 233 MB/s. The My Passport Pro is a bit bulky though with the 2TB variant measuring 1.13-inches thick while the 4TB variant is 1.74-inches thick.

“The only Thunderbolt dual-drive solution that’s bus-powered, WD’s My Passport Pro enhances the workflow of mobile creative professionals by providing fast transfers and data protection for the large amounts of digital content they generate outside the studio,” said Jim Welsh, executive vice president of branded products and worldwide sales, WD. “From photographers, videographers and musicians to graphic designers and architects, people who depend on portable storage for their livelihood will find My Passport Pro defines a new level of performance, reliability and especially portability.”

The My Passport Pro with Thunderbolt is now available at select retailers at an SRP of Php15,990 and Php21,990 for the 2TB and 4TB variant, respecitvely.