Western Digital is adding several models with 4TB of storage capacity to its SanDisk, WD and WD_BLACK portable SSD portfolio for CES 2021. The new models SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD, SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, WD_Black P50 Game Drive SSD and WD My Passport SSD offer users more storage as well as faster speeds.
The new Western Digital 4TB portable SSDs in detail:
SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD 4TB.
The new SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable NVMe SSD 4TB has read and write speeds of up to 2000 MB/s. Its curved aluminum enclosure acts as a heat sink to enable higher sustained speeds in a portable form factor. It is expected to be available at select retailers and the Western Digital Store later this quarter, priced around .
SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD 4TB
SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 4TB.
The new model SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD with 4TB allows up to 1050 MB/s read and 1000 MB/s write speed. It is IP551-rated, which means the SSD is jet water as well as dust protected and can withstand drops from up to two meters. It is expected to hit the market this quarter at a price of 818 euros.
WD_Black P50 Game Drive SSD 4TB.
This model is designed specifically for gamers and features read speeds of up to 2000 MB/s to reduce load times in games. The WD_Black P50 Game Drive SSD 4TB is compatible with PC, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One game libraries and is also expected to be available this quarter for .
WD_Black P50 Game Drive SSD 4TB
My Passport SSD 4TB from WD.
The My Passport SSD 4TB features a shock and vibration resistant metal design which lets it survive drops from a height of up to 1.98m. The NVMe SSD achieves read speeds of up to 1050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s. It is expected to go on sale in the first quarter of 2021 at a price of 818 euros in gray, blue, red, gold and silver.
The fast SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable 4TB and WD_Black P50 Game Drive SSD 4TB models feature a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (USB-C) interface with a maximum transfer speed of 20Gb/s (2,500 MB/s), while the other two models also have a USB 3.2 Gen2 interface (USB-C), but only with a maximum transfer speed of 10Gb/s (1,250 MB/s), which is sufficient for their low speed of 1,050 MB/s.