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At CES 2021, Western Digital took the opportunity to upgrade several of its drives with new 4TB capacities including its new SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD and WD_BLACK P50 Game Drive SSD.
The four drives gaining upgraded capacity options are the SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD, the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, the WD_BLACK P50 Game Drive SSD, and the My Passport SSD from WD. All four connect to a host device with a USB 3.1 type C connector.
The SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD can reach read and write speeds of 2,000 megabytes per second, features an aluminum chassis, and will be available soon for $749.99.
Clocking in just under the Extreme Pro, the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD can reach speeds of 1,050 megabytes per second. It has two-meter drop protection, IP55 water and dust resistance, and will be available in the new 4TB size in the first quarter of 2021 for $699.99.
Gamers will appreciate the higher storage cap on the WD_BLACK P50 Game SSD. With speeds up to 2,000 megabytes per second, this drive is purpose-built for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The new 4TB option will be available in the first quarter of 2021 for $749.99.
Finally, the Western Digital My Passport SSD will also come in the new 4TB capacity. This drive has a metal design, is drop-resistant to six and a half feet, and comes in a variety of colors. With speeds up to 1,050 megabytes per second, this drive will also be available in the first quarter for $679.99 MSRP.
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