Western Digital announced Tuesday two new external hard drives with FireWire and USB 2.0 ports for connecting to PCs. The drives come in 120GB and 200GB capacities and have a rotational speed of 7,200rpm.
The Lake Forest, Calif.-based company is targeting the drives as convenient backup products as well as a simple solution for those consumers who are quickly building up a large collection of digital music and images. The drives are backward compatible with USB 1.1 ports and are available immediately. The 120GB drive sells for $299, and the 200GB drives is selling for $399.