Western Digital’s My Book external drives now come in 22TB and 44TB sizes

WD My Book Duo is a black box with the WD logo etched in a glossy finished top-half and a matte finished bottom with a ripple design.
The WD My Book Duo chonker now has 44TB max of capacity. | Image: Western Digital

Western Digital has managed to cram even more space into its My Book external drives, this time with a 22TB version and up to 44TB for the chonkier Duo model (via AnandTech). The company says the new models are available now at retailers, perfect if you’re constantly recording 8K footage on a Samsung phone and need to store about 1,222 hours of footage somewhere.

WD’s previous My Book drives maxed out at 18TB / 36TB (Duo). The company is selling the new My Book with a single 22TB drive inside for $599.99. The new behemoth in Western Digital’s lineup, the My Book Duo 44TB, costs $1,499.99.

If you need an indicator of how far hard disk capacity has come, Western Digital’s largest My Book in 2017 was a 20TB Duo, and it retailed for $849 — a…

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