WD My Book Pro 8TB (2 x 4TB) Two-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array
WD My Book Pro 8TB (2 x 4TB) Two-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array

WD My Book Pro 8TB (2 x 4TB) Two-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array

western digital

SSK # WD-WEWDBDTB8JSL

Shopping Point 17.750 = RM17.75

Key Features

  • 2 x 4TB 3.5" WD Black Hard Drives
  • Two Hot-Swappable Drive Bays
  • Thunderbolt 2 & USB 3.0 Interfaces
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, and JBOD
  • Hardware Configured in RAID 0
  • Max. Data Transfer Rate: 350 MB/s
  • Formatted in HFS+ Journaled for Mac OS X
  • Reformatting Required for Windows
  • Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processor
  • Apple Time Machine Compatible

The My Book Pro 8TB (2 x 4TB) Two-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array from WD comes with two WD Black 7200 rpm hard drives that are pre-configured in RAID 0 to deliver a transfer rate up to 350 MB/s. It sports a dual-core Intel Xeon processor and two hot-swappable bays. The drives are formatted in HTFS+ and offer a total capacity of 8TB for your Mac system. You can reformat the drives to use the My Book Pro with a Windows system or configure them into a hardware RAID 1 or JBOD. When configured into RAID 1, you can safely and redundantly store your 4K videos, high-definition images, and 3-D renderings as well as interactive and data-intensive projects on the My Book Pro. To keep up with the fast transfer rates, WD has outfitted it with two Thunderbolt 2 ports, which offer a data bandwidth of 20 Gb/s and the ability to daisy chain up to six devices. Additionally, it includes a micro-B to Type-A USB 3.0 cable that connects to the rear of the My Book Pro to support the two USB 3.0 ports in front, so you can charge and sync smartphones, tablets, and cameras.

The WD My Book Pro 8TB (2 x 4TB) Two-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array operates using 100-240 VAC at 50-60 Hz. Included with this array is a Thunderbolt 2 cable, a USB 3.0 cable, and a power supply. It is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.

Performance
Offers performance with the combination of Thunderbolt 2, WD Black drives, and hardware RAID:
  • Thunderbolt 2 - supports up to 20 Gb/s data-transfer rate; daisy chain up to six additional Thunderbolt devices with no impact on throughput speed
  • WD Black internal 7200 rpm drives - designed for creative professionals, experts, and users with high-performance requirements
  • Hardware RAID - My Book Pro handles RAID processing, so there's no impact on your computer's CPU performance
Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 Connectivity
  • Connect up to six devices in a Thunderbolt daisy-chain for an optimized single-cable workflow with 4K monitors, additional storage devices, and peripherals
  • USB 3.0 compatibility for use with non-Thunderbolt systems
Hardware RAID Options
  • RAID 0 (Default) - stripes your data across both drives for the fastest data transfers and maximum capacity
  • RAID 1 - Mirror your files - automatically saves a copy on each of the drives in the unlikely event of drive failure
  • JBOD - allows your computer to view and use the two drives as separate volumes
Additional Features
Centralize your important files - aggregate all your digital content to open up storage space on your computer
Suitable for backup - protects your files with Apple Time Machine, which provides system-level protection
Storage capacity - with up to 8TB of capacity, you can save and protect all your photos, videos, music, and important documents in one safe place
Easy to set up, easy to use - My Book Pro is pre-formatted for Mac OS X, so it's ready to use right out of the box. The array can also be easily reformatted to NTFS for Windows users
Hardware RAID - because RAID processing is handled by My Book Pro, data bottlenecks are reduced and throughput is improved
WD Drive Utilities - you can manage RAID configurations, run drive diagnostics, and format the drives
User serviceable system - no tools required to replace or upgrade drives
What Can You Do with My Book Pro
Creative professionals
  • Easily save your studio workflow
  • Use as your primary storage for projects
4K video producers
  • Connect and edit via multiple 4K screens
  • Quickly scan 4K content to quickly find resources and project-edit points
Studio photographers and photography enthusiasts
Transfer your images to the My Book Pro by using the front-mounted USB ports - giving you the capacity you need for your RAW files and high resolution editing

Photo curators
  • Store and protect your extensiveLightroom or iPhoto library
  • Quickly and easily navigate through your library
Architects/engineers
Create, manipulate, and store CAD files and renderings using the My Book Pro drive

Desktop publishers
Aggregate large catalogs of media files and always have them handy to use in your Adobe Indesign and Illustrator flows
Storage
Total Hard Drive Capacity 8 TB
2 x 4 TB WD Black 7200 rpm hard drives
Formatted HFS+ journaled for Mac OS X
Requires reformatting for Windows operating systems
Number of Total Expansion Bays 2
Supports hot swap
Processor Dual-core Intel Xeon
RAID Hardware RAID 0, 1, or JBOD
Maximum Transfer Rate Up to 350 MB/s (via Thunderbolt)
Memory
Standard Memory 4 GB
Interfaces/Ports
Ports 2 x USB 3.0
2 x Thunderbolt 2
1 x USB 3.0 (micro-B)
Power Specifications
Power Input 100 to 240 VAC
50 to 60 Hz
Environmental
Temperature Operating: 32 to 95°F / 0 to 35°C
Storage: -40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
Compatibility
System Requirements
Thunderbolt 2: Mac OS X 10.8.5 or later, Windows 8.1 64-bit or later
USB 3.0: Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, Windows 7 or later
Backward compatible with first-generation Thunderbolt systems
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.51 x 4.28 x 5.82" / 216.15 x 108.71 x 147.83 mm
Weight 7.9 lb / 3.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight 10.55 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.7 x 8.2 x 8.0"
WD My Book Pro 8TB (2 x 4TB) Two-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array
  • 3.3' / 1.0m Thunderbolt 2 Cable
  • Micro-B to Type-A USB 3.0 Cable
  • Power Supply
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