Western Digital Turbocharges Versatility With New SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD

Western Digital Corp today announced that it has expanded its SanDisk Professional line of premium storage solutions with the new PRO-G40 SSD that supports dual-mode compatibility with both Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.2 Gen 2 interfaces. Inspired by the way people create and share data today, this new drive is the company’s most robust offering to date with a high IP68 rating, allowing professionals to immerse themselves in the action wherever their work or vision takes them. .

“The nature of my work is unpredictable, so I have to be extremely flexible and versatile. I share the same expectations for every device I use, from capture to archiving, so the SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 drive will immediately be a critical part of my workflow,” said Andy Handcock, action, portrait and reportage photographer, and PRO TEAM ambassador. “I need storage solutions that are lightweight, compact, robust and insanely fast. This ticks all the boxes for me. The PRO-G40 SSD easily withstands the rigors of travel and location work, while doing so with a minimal footprint. Thanks to SanDisk Professional products like these, the workflow is one less thing I have to focus on, allowing me to focus more on the creative. That is paramount.”

Whether for a business professional or a creative professional, the PRO-G40 SSD is a simple, flexible solution that offers great efficiency to get the job done. Professionals recording, editing, displaying, and transferring large amounts of business-critical content need portable storage that’s powerful enough to eliminate unnecessary downtime and durable enough to handle heavy usage. The versatility of both Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.2 Gen 2 interface compatibility when working together eliminates the need to have two different drives, one for each interface. The PRO-G40 SSD offers extreme speed and durability for real-time 4K/8K editing directly from the drive, smooth AR/VR rendering, or quickly transferring everyday workloads.

“The new PRO-G40 SSD eliminates the problem we’ve all experienced before: getting the wrong USB-C cable or computer for our Thunderbolt 3 or USB devices,” said Hector Sandoval, vice president of product marketing, pricing and programs. at Western Digital. “By supporting both interfaces and including a cable that does too, this drive allows creatives to collaborate efficiently across devices without having to worry about wearing the right gear and without sacrificing sustained performance. , while continuing to produce impactful content that powers our world.”

Most important features:

  • Dual-mode compatibility with both Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gbps) and USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) hosts over a single port makes device collaboration easier for maximum efficiency.
  • The new offering offers super-fast speeds of up to 2700 MB/s read and 1900 MB/s write with a Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gbps) interface. Move 50 GB in 30 seconds or less and run even the most demanding workloads. The cool aluminum core draws heat away from the internal drive to maintain super-fast transfer speeds over time.
  • The PRO-G40 SSD has a professional chassis that’s ready for any adventure and delivers premium power you can feel. The ultra-rugged design with IP68 dust/water resistance, up to 4000 pounds of crush resistance and up to 3 meters of drop resistance help withstand the elements in virtually any location for ultra durability.

The PRO-G40 SSD is available now for MSRP of $299.99 (1 TB) and $449.99 (2 TB) in the United States with a five-year limited warranty.

Via Western Digital

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