Western Digital has unveiled new external Thunderbolt 3 solid state drives (SSD) this week at NAB 2018 created to transfer and share 4K and 8K raw video from multimedia cameras and other devices using the new G-DRIVE Pro SSD. The new External storage solutions will be available from next month, May 2018 and will be available in a variety of storage options including 960GB for $1,400, 1.92TB for $2,100, 3.84TB for $4,100, and the massive 7.68TB ($7,600).
WD has also made available a more affordable option in the for of the G-DRIVE mobile Pro SSD solution with Thunderbolt 3 which will be available during the summer months of 2018 offering 500GB of storage for $660 and 1TB of storage for $1050. “Saving time means getting more done, which means booking more jobs over the course of a year,” said Scott Vouri, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Western Digital. “Creative professionals need to know that their drives will keep up with the growing demands of their workflows. To capitalise on these opportunities, the right tools are crucial. When working in the field, production teams need a fast solution that can handle demanding workflows of 4K and 8K content with the ability to quickly collect that valuable footage and be able to edit on the spot. With the power of Thunderbolt 3, and transfer rates up to 2800MB/s, the the new G-Technology Pro SSDs offer an ultra-fast, super-reliable solution for any creative project team.”
Western DigitalAlso unveiled their new G-Speed Shuttle SSD that supports HD, 8K, VR, and VFX editing which is available offering an 8TB option for $5,100, and 16TB for $7,600. For more information in full specifications jump over to the official Western Digital website by following the link below.