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WD Introduces Its Fastest My Book External HDD System Ever

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WD, a subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation, and a world leader in external storage and connected home solutions, is combining two high-speed technologies to produce one of the fastest and most robust dual-storage systems ever offered. Supported by the Mac OS X operating system, the new My Book VelociRaptor Duo dual-drive storage system becomes the ultimate storage drive for performance hungry Mac computer users and creative professionals.

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$900!?!? Really? :shadedshu

Is that what thunderbolt has in store for us?
 
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What, you like it but won't pay ~$900 (nearly ~$1000 USD) for it,.....?

Hummmmmm,.......?

Well that makes two of us ;)
 
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For 900$ you can get two 512GB SSDs (if not 3) with a Marvell controller and have a lot faster, a lot more dependable and less power hungry storage, though it will just be 1TB instead of 2TB.
 
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$900!?!? Really? :shadedshu

Is that what thunderbolt has in store for us?
Sadly, yes...
Thunderbolt is a great technology... for companies that want to rip consumers off :shadedshu
 
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No active cooling for two VelociRaptors stuffed into an external chassis? Overpriced and overheated....
 

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For 900$ you can get two 512GB SSDs (if not 3) with a Marvell controller and have a lot faster, a lot more dependable and less power hungry storage, though it will just be 1TB instead of 2TB.
But that wouldn't be external now would it?

Sadly, yes...
Thunderbolt is a great technology... for companies that want to rip consumers off :shadedshu
It's still pretty new, it'll come down eventually.
 
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Wd forgot to put a slot in the middle so you can make toast.

$900 way over priced. Then again its thunderbolt just look at who invented it ....
 
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To me it's kind of wasting money to put 2 10k RPM HDDs for an external drive and $900?
 
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$900 way over priced. Then again its thunderbolt just look at who invented it ....
Yeah, Intel sucks and makes overpriced products. :laugh: