WD BLUE SN500 : Entry-level NVMe SSD

Western Digital’s longest mainstream consumer drive used to be the WD Blue drives which, after the acquisition of SanDisk got carried over their SSDs. Initially, WD Blue SSDs were SATA and TLC NAND. The WD Blue SN500 is the third generation of the WD Blue SSD that moved to a different market segment being introduced […]

Western Digital ships more than 10 Million Helium-filled HDDS

Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital) (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it has shipped more than 10 million helium-filled hard disk drives (HDDs) since the company first introduced the HelioSeal platform four years ago. First shipped in 2013, Western Digital’s HelioSeal platform has consistently pushed the envelope in terms of capacity and total cost of ownership […]

Western Digital Introduces 4TB MyPassport Portable Hard Drives

New Portable 4TB External Hard Drive Western Digital launched its new My Passport® Ultra, and upcoming My Passport for Mac and My Passport Ultra Metal portable hard drives, with up to 4TB capacity for more personal collections of videos, photos and other content with them, in a device roughly the size of a smartphone. It comes with […]

Western Digital unveils the World’s First 64 Layer 3D NAND Technology

Western Digital Corp. announced that its newly-developed next generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS3, with 64 layers of vertical storage capability. Pilot production of the new technology has commenced in the Yokkaichi, Japan joint venture facilities and initial output is expected later this year. Western Digital expects meaningful commercial volumes of BiCS3 in the first half of […]