WD Thunderbolt 8TB – with Cable – New
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Connect your Thunderbolt technology-enabled external hard drives, media players, HD displays, media capture and editing systems through a Thunderbolt chain while maintaining maximum throughput. Then enjoy nearly unlimited flexibility and performance in your creative life.
Ignite your creativity
My Book Thunderbolt Duo brings performance to a whole new level. In the deadline-driven world of HD video editors and other creative professionals, this drive keeps your creativity moving with its amazing data transfer rates of up to 300 MB/s.* Finally, a drive that can keep up with your creativity.
*300 MB/s is achievable through a single system. Daisy chain two or more systems to achieve more than 600 MB/s transfer rates. Data transfer rates represented are in RAID 0 mode and for the 8TB model.
My Book Thunderbolt Duo, dual-drive storage system featuring revolutionary Thunderbolt technology, sets new standards for data transfer speeds and workflow flexibility in an affordable, high-capacity storage system.
Dual-drive RAID storage system
Features user-selectable RAID or JBOD modes. When set to RAID 0 (striping), My Book Thunderbolt Duo offers the performance you need when designing or editing graphics-intensive media files. When set to RAID1 (mirroring), this drive provides double safe data protection by automatically generating a duplicate copy of your data. Set to JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) to use as two individual drives and select between HFS+J or ExFAT per disk. Ideal for running Windows OS on a Mac.
Where creativity meets performance
Daisy chain up to six drives or devices to create, edit, render and save your creative endeavors without hesitation. Multi-task at unmatched speeds. Enjoy workflow efficiency and productivity with the speed and flexibility of dual Thunderbolt ports.
Designed with two removable drives that can be replaced when the existing drives are full. Simply open the case and exchange the existing drive and begin saving even more of your creative life. There are no tools needed.
Revolutionary bi-directional Thunderbolt technology delivers unmatched speed for multi-tasking while editing HD video, 3D rendering and completing other graphics-intensive projects.
WD Drive Utilities
Register your drive, run diagnostics, manage RAID or JBOD modes and more using WD Drive Utilities.
Formatted for Mac OS X Snow Leopard or Lion operating systems. Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating system.
- Computer with Thunderbolt connector
- Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher
- Configurable for maximum speed (RAID 0), data protection/mirror mode (RAID 1) or use the drives individually in JBOD mode.
- Dual-drive storage system with Thunderbolt connector
- Thunderbolt cable
- AC adapter
- Quick install guide