Western Digital Unveil its New WD Black SN850X and P40 Game Drive




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Featuring a key part of their recent ‘What’s Next’ digital event, Western Digital has announced the launch of two new additions to its growing WD_BLACK gaming portfolio, the WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD and WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD. Designed to elevate the gaming experience, the expanded portfolio offers players more options to upgrade their PC or console storage.

Living at the intersection of technology and entertainment, the WD_BLACK brand provides innovative, custom-built storage solutions that offer the ultimate in performance and style.

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Western Digital – WD Black SN850X and P40 Game Drive

WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD – Optimized for hardcore gamers looking for unparalleled performance, this powerful internal PCIe Gen4 SSD delivers breakneck read speeds of up to 7,300 MB/s. With minimized latency, predictive loading and adaptive thermals management, gamers can expect an incredible gaming experience with fast load times, rich visual experience, and uncompromising thermal performance. The downloadable WD_BLACK Dashboard with its new Game Mode 2.0 (Windows only) unlocks PC performance-boosting features so gamers can play, stream, record, and dominate at the top of their game. An optional heatsink (1 TB and 2 TB models) is available to help maintain peak performance and includes RGB lighting to compliment any gaming rig.

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WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD – Created for gamers looking for portable storage with both performance and style, the WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD features a USB 3.2 Gen2x2 interface and blazing read speeds of up to 2,000 MB/s paired with customizable RGB lighting (Windows only). The downloadable WD_BLACK Dashboard gives full control over the LED light display and can be synced with many existing RGB ecosystems for a setup that can be personalized to any gamer’s style. With a sleek, compact, and shock-resistant design, it’s the perfect option for gaming on the go.

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Price & Availability

Western Digital has confirmed the following release date/s, capacities, and retail prices consumers should expect for these new storage devices:

  • WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD – 1 TB, 2 TB and 4 TB capacities- Prices starting at $189.99 – Available July 2022
  • WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD – 500 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB capacities – Prices starting at $119.99 – Available Summer 2022

If you do, therefore, want to learn more about this and other Western Digital products, you can check out their official website via the link here!

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