Western Digital My Book Velociraptor Duo Thunderbolt WDBUWZ
Superfast local storage, SSDlike performance in sequential tests, Multiple RAID configs, Plug and play
It’s super-fast! Includes Thunderbolt cable.
Speedy as a SSD on read operations, Larger capacity than a SSD, Can be configured for RAID 0 or RAID 1, Faster than SSD on write operations, User serviceable, Can be daisy chained using dual Thunderbolt ports, Comes with Thunderbolt cable.
The WD My Book VelociRaptor Duo offers stellar performance, includes a Thunderbolt cable, and is easy to service.
It’s fast, Daisychaining with Thunderbolt, You can replace a faulty drive.
Feels very expensive; should be below £500, Could have done with USB 3.0, Can become noisy
It’s 860 bucks! No USB connection.
Only Thunderbolt interface, No visual capacity indicator.
The My Book VelociRaptor Duo doesn't offer any other connection types and is relatively pricey.
MSRP: $899, Noisier than a MacBook Pro 13″, No USB3
By tbreak.ae on May 01, 2013
Moving to solid state drives is becoming increasingly common amongst laptops- especially Macs. Apple has moved their entire MacBook Air lineup to SSDs and the new Retina based MacBook Pro laptops also only come with Sold State Drives. While SSDs are...81
By Audioholics on March 07, 2013
When WD proposed sending us their new My Book VelociRaptor Duo...Well, I first asked how it differed from their Thunderbolt Duo. The answer was that it actually has a pair of 10,000 RPM Velociraptor drives which deliver 2TB of storage in a RAID 0 or 1...-
By Macworld Australia on February 08, 2013
When you check out the spec sheet it’s clear that Western Digital was trying to assemble a speed demon with the My Book VelociRaptor Duo. The company achieved that goal and has managed to deliver the reliability of RAID by using two high-end...90
By Photography Bay on February 07, 2013
The Western Digital VelociRaptor Duo Thunderbolt drive is a power-user’s dream external drive kitted out with two 10,000RPM VelociRaptor drives. Inside the box, WD includes a Thunderbolt cable (a $50 accessory), which was missing from the original...-
By HEXUS.net on January 25, 2013
Building on premium external storage solutions such as the Thunderbolt Duo, Western Digital's release of the also-Thunderbolt-connected My Book VelociRaptor Duo 2TB ups the speed ante via the use of two 10K RPM drives housed inside a well-built...60
By Mac|Life on November 22, 2012
The VelociRaptor Duo takes the some of the fright out of ultra-fast RAID storage. Video production folks will find the price worthwhile, but everybody else is better off looking at less-expensive USB alternatives. Product My Book VelociRaptor Duo...80
By TechRadar on November 22, 2012
It's been over nine months since Apple introduced Thunderbolt, and the port has gradually been rolled out across the range. However, Thunderbolt peripherals, including drives, remain relatively rare. With the My Book VelociRaptor Duo, Western...90
By StorageReview on October 16, 2012
The WD My Book Velociraptor Duo demonstrates that high performance hard drives combined with Thunderbolt means impressive performance. When in RAID0, we saw speeds of 373MB/s read and 364MB/s write. Even better then when you start connecting multiple...-
By Macworld UK on October 10, 2012
It’s a bit on the pricey side, but Western Digital’s new VelociRaptor Duo goes all out to provide top-of-the-range performance and features for professional Mac users. The VelociRaptor Duo is a dual-drive RAID storage system designed for use...80
By PC Mag on September 25, 2012
If you have the need for speed, the Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo is the drive you want sitting next to your MacBook, PC, or iMac with...80