WD ships Thunderbolt powered HDD

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    WD has just released the My Passport Pro which is the first portable HDD that grabs data and power via the Thunderbolt interface. The aluminium housing can embed two HDDs that support RAID 0 and RAID...

    WD ships Thunderbolt powered HDD
     
  2. sverek

    sverek Ancient Guru

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    Since when HDDs are capable of transferring more than 625 MB/s?

    Even 4 HDDs in Raid0 can't go above USB3 data transfer rate.
     
  3. Ryu5uzaku

    Ryu5uzaku Ancient Guru

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    Yup it seems real world performance of usb 3.0 and thunderbolt is pretty darn similar on normal disk drives. And with SSD it is negligible while at times being bit faster...
     

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