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WD 8TB My Book Duo External RAID Storage

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Product Highlights
  • 8TB Storage Capacity
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Ports
  • Formatted in NTFS for Windows
  • Max. Data Transfer Rate: 290 MB/s
  • 256-Bit AES Encryption
  • RAID 0, 1, and JBOD Configurations
  • Includes WD Drive Utilities
  • User Serviceable Enclosure

The 8TB My Book Duo External RAID Storage from Western Digital is an external RAID storage enclosure that comes equipped with two Western Digital Red drives. These RAID tested drives come preconfigured within this enclosure in a RAID 0 format for optimum performance supporting data transfer rates of up to 290 MB/s. The drives can also be reformatted to either RAID 1 for enhanced protection or JBOD to use the drives individually.

The My Book Duo comes pre-formatted NTFS to be used on systems running Windows 8 or higher, Windows 7, or Windows Vista. A simple reformat is required to use the My Book Duo with Mac based systems. To plug the My Book into your PC you can use either of the two USB 3.0 ports on the back along with an additional USB 3.0 port for charging devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Dual-Drive Performance
The My Book Duo is designed for performance as it supports data transfer rates of up to 290 MB/s so you can transfer your entire media collection quickly and efficiently.
Enhanced Capacity
With 8TB of capacity, you can consolidate and save your entire photo, video and music collection, and other important documents on this storage vault.
Speed and Security with Hardware Encrypted RAID
Integrated 256-bit AES hardware encrypted RAID provides maximized bandwidth for sustained performance and reliability while encrypting your important data for ultimate security.
Multiple Data Management Options
Preconfigured to RAID 0 for maximum performance and capacity out-of-the box, with the option of setting RAID 1 for maximum protection or JBOD to use the drive individually.
Complete Backup Solutions to Secure Your Data from Loss
My Book Duo offers a comprehensive suite of backup options to help protect your media collection and important files with local, cloud and system-level backup.
Enhanced Security with Password Protection
Keep your private stuff private. Protect your sensitive data from unauthorized access with password protection.
Expand Capacity and Organize Your Workspace
Two USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect an additional drive for increased storage capacity, with the other port available to simultaneously charge your smartphones, tablets or other USB devices.
Configure, Manage and Diagnose Your Drive
With WD Drive Utilities, you're in complete control. With this software you can run drive diagnostics, manage RAID configurations, erase and format your drive, register your drive and more.
Easy to Set Up, Easy to Use
Ready to use right out-of-the-box pre-formatted in NTFS for Windows OS users. The drive can also be easily reformatted for Mac OS X.
Ultra-Reliable with WD Red Drives
The My Book Duo ships with integrated WD Red hard drives, designed and tested for reliability and optimal performance in small RAID environments.
User Serviceable Enclosure
Ready to upgrade your drives to expand storage capacity? With the simple push of a button, pop open the enclosure and insert new drives with ease. No tools required.
Capacity 8 TB
Interface 2 x USB 3.0 ports
1 x power supply USB 3.0 port (DC in)
Operating Specifications Interface transfer rate: Up to 5 Gb/sec in USB 3.0 mode and up to 480 Mb/sec in USB 2.0 mode
Power Requirements 110-220 VAC
System Compatibility Formatted NTFS for Windows 8 or higher, Windows 7 or Windows Vista operating system
Operating Temperature 0 to 35°C
Non-Operating Temperature -40 to 70°C
Dimensions 6.5 x 6.2 x 3.9" / 165 x 157 x 99 mm
Weight 5.00 lb / 2.24 kg
WD 8TB My Book Duo External RAID Storage
  • WD SmartWare Pro
  • WD Drive Utilities & Security Software
  • USB Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Limited 2-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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