Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 12 April 2007 09:53

Western Digital's new hard drive family

Written by Slobodan Simic

wd_logo

Audio and Video Hard drives

 

Western Digital announced a new family of hard drives for audio and video recording products one of today's fastest growing digital storage markets.

The company has designed new 3.5 inch WD AV hard drives with technologies and should provide increased reliability, cooler and quieter operation and low power consumption which are crucial for consumer electronics and surveillance environments.

The disks are available in capacities from 80 GB to 500 GB. Higher capacities, high reliability and cost effectiveness of hard drive technology have enabled a range of recording applications, personal video recorders, surveillance systems.

These applications have different requirements than average PC's, such as 24x7 operation, higher reliability, low power consumption and ability to record simultaneously multiple audio and video streams. As these hard drives are built to operate in 24x7 environments, they are rated at one million hours MTBF, which is higher then standard desktop drives. WD AV drives are currently available with EIDE and SATA interfaces.

 

 

wdav_screen

These hard drives will sure find their way into many consumer electronics products. You can find more information at Western Digital.

 

Last modified on Thursday, 12 April 2007 00:38
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments