Western Digital announces new My Book Duo with USB 3.0, comes in 4TB, 6TB, and 8TB capacities

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Western digital have announced a new product dubbed My Book Duo. The new storage option contains 2 hard drives with total capacities ranging from 4TB, 6TB, and lastly 8TB. The device uses USB 3.0 and offers speeds up to 290MB/s with RAID 0 and RAID 1 options available for either performance or redundancy your desire. The My Book Duo also includes 256-bit AES hardware encryption and password protection. Software wise the duo includes includes WD SmartWare Pro for cloud support on Dropbox for specific files.


  • Interface: USB 3.0 (x2)
  • Drives on board: WD Red NAS hard drives
  • Available capacities: 4 TB, 6 TB and 8 TB
  • Data management: RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD; independent CPU for RAID volume management
  • Security: Hardware RAID, Hardware Encryption, Password Protection
  • Compatibility:  NTFS (default) + Reformat to HFS + J for Mac
  • Software: WD SmartWare Pro, Dropbox™ Cloud integration, Acronis True Image Software, WD Security, WD Drive Utilities
  • Warranty: 2-Year worldwide

Pricing for My Book Duo is set  at £279.99 for 4 TB, £349.99 for 6 TB, and £449.99 for 8 TB

Product Page: My Book Duo

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