Western Digital announced the Pro-G40 SSD . This portable SSD will be the most powerful portable SSD with dual mode support.

Features of the SanDisk Pro-G40 SSD

Previously, Western Digital had launched a collection of powerful SSDs. These include the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD and the SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD.

However, the Pro-G40 SSD is claimed to be the toughest. The body has been designed to be weather-resistant to the IP68 standard. So, it can survive in all extreme conditions. Including, water resistant to a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. In fact, this SSD is also able to withstand pressure loads of up to 1800 Kg and can withstand falls from a height of up to about 3 meters.

In the connectivity sector, Western Digital completes it with Dual Mode support. The USB-C port it carries is compatible with USB 3.2 Gen 2 with speeds up to 10Gbps and Thunderbolt 3 up to 40Gbps for faster data transfer speeds.

With Thunderbolt 3 the read speed of this SSD can be up to 2700 MB / sec. Meanwhile, the write speed can be up to 1900 MB / sec. As an illustration, the read and write speed allows users to move 50GB files in less than 30 seconds.

In addition, this SSD has also been designed with a cold aluminum core that is useful for absorbing the heat generated and keeping its performance stable. Capacity options are available with 1TB and 2TB options.

Price and availability

The SanDisk Pro-G40 SSD is currently available and priced starting at US$299.99 for a 1TB capacity and US$449.99 for a 2TB capacity.


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