Western Digital Unveil its New SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD

/ 2 years ago
Western Digital SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD

Western Digital has announced 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 rugged offering to date with a high-level IP68 rating, allowing professionals to immerse themselves in the action wherever their work or vision takes them.

Western Digital SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD

Western Digital – SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD

Whether for a business professional or a creative pro, the Western Digital SanDisk PRO-G40 SSD is a simple, flexible solution that offers great efficiency to get the job done. Professionals who are ingesting, editing, rendering, and transferring large amounts of mission-critical content need portable storage that is 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 collaborating eliminates the need to have two different drives, one for each interface. The Western Digital SanDisk PRO-G40 SSD offers extreme speed and durability for real-time editing 4K/8K straight off the drive, smooth AR/VR rendering or transferring daily workloads in quickly.


  • Dual-mode compatibility with both Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gbps) and USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) hosts through a single port makes collaboration across devices easier for maximized efficiency.
  • The new offering boasts 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 power through even the most demanding workloads. The cool aluminium core pulls heat away from the internal drive to help maintain super-fast transfer speeds over time.
  • The PRO-G40 SSD has a pro-grade enclosure that is ready for any adventure and delivers a premium strength you can feel. Its ultra-rugged design with IP68 dust/water resistance, up to 4000-pound crush resistance, and up to 3-meter drop resistance help withstand the elements in just about every location for ultra-durability.
Western Digital SanDisk Professional PRO-G40 SSD

Where Can I Learn More?

The PRO-G40 SSD is available to purchase now for $299.99 (1 TB) and $449.99 (2 TB). At the time of writing, Western Digital has yet to confirm European/UK MSRPs. – If you would, however, like to learn more about this professional-grade external SSD, you can check out its official product website via the link here!

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