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Disk drives to hit 30TB by end of next year
Published in PC Hardware


Platter maker thinks it can hit its target

The company which makes HD platters said that it expects to "realise near-line HDD having storage capacity of more than 30TB" by the end of 2023.

Western Digital has SN750 and SN850 SSD deals on Amazon.com
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WD_Black 2TB SN850 PCIe 4.0 down by $190

Western Digital launched rather neat deals over at Amazon.com, giving its WD_Black SN750 and SN850 SSDs a decent price cut.

It seems all the best hard drive makers are cheating
Published in PC Hardware


Sent out a good product, get a good review and then replace it with something steam driven

Samsung has joined Crucial and Western Digital trying to score good reviews and then replacing the product with lesser components.

Western Digital rolls out affordable WD Green SN350 M.2 SSD
Published in PC Hardware


Coming in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities

Western Digital has released its new and affordable WD Green SN350 SSDs, which will be available in capacities ranging from 240GB to 960GB and come in a standard M.2 2280 form factor, with PCIe 3.0 interface.

Redditors spin over WD misrepresentation
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Wednesday, 09 September 2020 11:22

Redditors spin over WD misrepresentation


WD Red Network Attached Storage hard drives

Redditors of /r/DataHoarder  have got their knickers in a twist with Western Digital for misrepresenting the rotational speed of their WD Red Network Attached Storage hard drives.

Western Digital shingled out in class action
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Class action

While all three of the conventional hard drive vendors -- Toshiba, Western Digital, and Seagate -- have been sneaking disks featuring Shingled Magnetic Recording technology into unexpected places it looks like WD will have to face the music.

Western Digital unveils new SN750 series NVMe SSDs
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Coming with Gaming Mode

Western Digital has unveiled its latest addition to the SSD lineup, the WD Black SN750 series NVMe SSD which is based on WD's own controller and SanDisk's 64-layer 3D TLC NAND, as well as a unique Gaming Mode.

Western Digital unveils WD Black NVMe SSD
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Thursday, 05 April 2018 19:32

Western Digital unveils WD Black NVMe SSD


WD's own controller and Sandisk 3D TLC NAND

Western Digital has officially unveiled and launched its newest WD Black NVMe M.2 2280 PCIe SSDs which will be available in 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB capacities and use WD's in-house controller paired up with Sandisk 3D TLC NAND, offering sequential transfer speed of up to 3,400/2,800 MB/s.

Western Digital results remove fears of memory chip downturn
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Everything is great

Western Digital has provided strong profit forecasts for the current quarter and the full year and said the flash memory market would grow faster this year.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
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Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:43

Intel knocked off number one chip slot


Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.