Western Digital unveils new portable SSD

Western Digital has launched its first portable SSD – the My Passport SSD – which is the fastest WD portable drive yet.

The My Passport SSD features speeds of up to 515MB/s, and is aimed at the latest generation of computers with USB Type-C ports.

It is also USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gb/s) ready with a USB Type-C to Type-C cable and an adapter for use with USB Type-A ports.

Built for PC and compatible with Mac, My Passport SSD offers 256-bit AES hardware encryption and password protection.

The portable drives have also been 6.5-foot drop tested for shock-resistance and can withstand 1,500G of force.

The new My Passport SSD drives are available in the following sizes:

  • 1TB – $399.99
  • 512GB – $199.99
  • 256GB – $99.99

Western Digital My Passport SSD




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