Western Digital My Book Duo 20TB world’s highest capacity external desktop storage announced


Western Digital My Book Duo

Western Digital, known for its revolutionary storage products has announced new My Book Duo desktop storage system with 20TB capacity making it the world’s highest capacity external desktop storage system ever. Targeted at both home and office, it comes with RAID-optimized WD Red hard drives that offer speeds of up to 360 MB/s sequential reads. It comes in other storage options as well.

In addition to USB Type-C port (supports USB 3.1 Gen 1/3.0/2.0), it also has two USB 3.0 Type-A hub ports for additional accessories including action cameras, card readers, keyboards, mice, USB drives, or phone syncing and charging. It has 12V power port.

Western Digital My Book Duo 20TB

Highlights of Western Digital My Book Duo

  • 20TB, 16TB, 12TB, 8TB, 6TB and 4TB capacities
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0 compatible)
  • Massive capacity storage with auto and system backup
  • RAID-0 ready out of the box
  • RAID optimized WD Red drives with up to 360MB/s speed
  • 2x USB 3.0 Type-A hub ports
  • 256-bit AES hardware encryption and password protection

The My Book Duo is listed at Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $799.99 (20TB), $599.99 (16TB), $419.99 (12TB), $329.99 (8TB), $289.99 (6TB) and $259.99 (4TB), but it is already available for purchase in the U.S from wd.com at $849.99 (Rs. 54,460 approx.), $629.99 (Rs. 40,365 approx.), $439.99 (Rs. 28,190 approx.), $349.99 (Rs. 22,425 approx.), $299.99 (Rs. 19,220 approx.) and $279.99 (Rs. 17,940 approx.) for 20TB, 16TB, 12TB,  8TB, 6TB and 4TB storage options, respectively.

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