WD My Book 3.0 External Hard Drives are the first certified SuperSpeed USB 3.0 storage devices available on the market
Drive Control Corporation (DCC) has now introduced Western Digital’s (WD) fastest WD My Book external hard drive ever — the new WD My Book 3.0 desktop external drives are among the first devices certified with the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. With an interface that’s up to 10 times faster than the previous-generation USB 2.0 interface, the high-performance My Book 3.0 drive significantly reduces the time it takes to open and save large files.
The 1 TB My Book 3.0 drive can be offered as a standalone, or in a kit that includes a USB 3.0 PCIe (gen2) adapter card.
The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface on WD My Book 3.0 drives provides transfer rates of up to 5 gigabits-per-second, allowing users to open and save files up to 4.7 times faster than USB 2.0. The new WD My Book 3.0 drive is compliant with the USB-IF SuperSpeed USB 3.0 standard to provide compatibility with other USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 products. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1.
“Consumers no longer have to wait for technology to keep up with their ideas. With the new super speed My Book 3.0 drives, consumers have the speed they need for resource-intensive video editing, animation, and graphic design applications,” said Vassen Naiker, WD Product Specialist at DCC.
The new My Book 3.0 drives feature:
. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface with transfer speeds up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 to accelerate data transfers with the fastest available interface;
. Ideas accelerated – resource-intensive video editing, animation, graphic design, and large media files can be saved so quickly that you no longer have to wait for the technology to keep up with your ideas;
. Sleek, streamlined design features a premium finish that will look great sitting on your shelf;
. Compatible with USB 2.0 ports – USB 3.0 interface is backward compatible with USB 2.0 with no additional hardware needed;
. Planet-friendly, small retail recyclable box made from recycled materials to minimize waste;
. Ready to plug-and-play with Windows PCs; and,
. Two-year limited warranty.