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WD Blue SN500 SSDs Now Available in Faster NVMe Variant

WD Blue SN500 SSDs Now Available in Faster NVMe Version

Faster WD Blue SN500 in 250GB and 500GB Capacities Western Digital is rolling out a new version of their WD Blue SN500. Now finally using NVMe PCIe 3.0 x2 for faster speeds ...

March 14, 2019 at 2:43 pm by
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Western Digital Releases Ultrastar DC SN630 and CL SN720 SSDs

A Pair of SATA-Replacing NVMe SSDs Western Digital has two new NVMe data centre drives, the Ultrastar DC SN630 and the CL SN720. The new drives are meant as replacements for ...

March 13, 2019 at 9:59 am by
WD Unveils World's Fastest 1TB UHS-I microSD from SanDisk

WD Unveils World’s Fastest 1TB UHS-I microSD from SanDisk

Fastest 1TB microSD Card Yet Storage expert Western Digital unveiled their latest SanDisk product at MWC 2019. Instead of going big, they are going for speed and announcing ...

February 26, 2019 at 8:03 am by
Western Digital Launches WD Black SN750 M.2 NVMe SSD

Western Digital Launches the WD Black SN750 M.2 NVMe SSD

High-Performance SSD from Western Digital Western Digital is launching a new high-performance solid state drive they are calling the WD Black SN750. This drive uses an M.2 ...

January 18, 2019 at 5:41 pm by
Buffalo Unveils the LinkStation 220DR with WD Red Drives

Buffalo Unveils the LinkStation 220DR with WD Red Drives

New Dual-Bay High-Performance Buffalo NAS Buffalo is announcing their new LinkStation 220DR NAS. It is a dual-bay solution that comes with Western Digital‘s WD Red ...

January 15, 2019 at 4:52 pm by
Seagate is Aiming for 100TB HAMR HDDs by 2025

Seagate Roadmap Reveals 100TB HAMR HDDs by 2025

The Future of Storage Through HAMR Seagate has revealed a new roadmap (via The Register) for their hard disc drive line, aiming for up to a 100TB drive by 2025. This is of ...

November 6, 2018 at 3:06 pm by
Western Digital Debuts the 15TB Ultrastar DC HC720 SMR HDD

Western Digital Debuts the 15TB Ultrastar DC HC620 SMR HDD

15TB Western Digital SMR Drive for Data Centers Last year, Western Digital released a massive 14TB SMR drive for data centers. Now they are improving upon that even further ...

October 26, 2018 at 10:47 pm by
Western Digital Ultrastar DC SS530

Western Digital Introduces Ultrastar DC SS530 SAS SSD

Western Digital Introduces Ultrastar DC SS530 Western Digital introduced a great new drive that isn’t the everyday type. The new Ultrastar DC SS530 is a SAS SSD and it ...

August 1, 2018 at 4:27 pm by
Backblaze Publishes Q2 2018 HDD Reliability Statistics

Backblaze Publishes Q2 2018 HDD Reliability Statistics

A Hard Drive Lifetime Retrospective Cloud back-up and storage provider Backblaze has published their Q2 2018 statistics of hard drive failure rates. Specifically, it covers ...

July 25, 2018 at 4:23 pm by
Western Digital Closes HDD Factory and Shifts Toward SSDs

Western Digital Closes HDD Factory and Shifts Toward SSDs

End of an Era for Western Digital Western Digital is shutting down their Malaysian hard drive factory, affecting nearly 3,000 local employees. The plant is located in Petaling ...

July 19, 2018 at 7:59 pm by

Intel Optane – Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger?

Intel Optane This Feature Was Sponsored By Gigabyte When it comes to improving the performance of your system, there are lots of things you can do. The obvious ones are ...

June 29, 2018 at 4:55 pm by
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Western Digital WD Black 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Introduction Western Digital WD Black 1TB NVMe SSD Today is a grand day as I get to test Western Digital‘s WD Black NVMe SSD (product link). Western Digital has used ...

June 27, 2018 at 8:15 am by
Western Digital Now Has 12TB Purple Surveillance HDDs

Western Digital Now Has 12TB Purple Surveillance HDDs

Larger Capacity 12TB Purple Drives for AI Systems Western Digital is expanding their hard disk drive portfolio once again with new 12TB drives. These are specifically for ...

June 20, 2018 at 5:58 pm by
Western Digital Introduces the Ultrastar DC HC530 14TB HDD

Western Digital Introduces the Ultrastar DC HC530 14TB HDD

New Drive with 14TB HelioSeal Design Western Digital Corporation is introducing the Ultrastar DC HC530 hard drive. It is currently the highest capacity conventional magnetic ...

April 19, 2018 at 7:09 pm by
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Western Digital Introduces new Black 3D NVMe SSD

Western Digital Introduces new Black 3D NVMe SSD Western Digital introduces the new Western Digital Black 3D NVMe SSD today. The drive is designed for leading-edge ...

April 5, 2018 at 1:55 pm by