New Products of WD_BLACK Brand Launched by Western Digital Corp

Source:   Editor: admin Update Time :2020-10-11

                                 New Products of WD_BLACK Brand Launched by Western Digital Corp


    Today, Western Digital Corp announced that WD_BLACK brand launched three new products to help game players optimize game experience so as to better adapt to constantly developing game market via upgrading their game equipment. This series of new products are equipped with eye-catching RGB lighting effect. In addition, WD_BLACK brand is the first brand to adopt NVMe SSD equipped with the technology of next-generation PCIe Gen4, to carry extend-card SSD equipped with eight-channel PCIe Gen3 and to be equipped with NVMe SSD game dock with Thunderbolt 3 interface.
    Jim Welsh, senior vice president of consumer solution from Western Digital Corp, indicated that new generation game developers tend to create better immersive game experience which means that demands and performances for game equipment will be continuously improved. Game equipment of consumers is in urgent need of upgradation to keep pace with the times. The innovative storage solutions with high performance are of great significance to help consumers attain better experience and keep pace with constantly changing market. Our new series of WD_BLACK products are designed for this requirements, aiming to assist game players to adjust to new-generation game and higher and higher standards made by game platforms. We are constantly improving our products, which not only provides more storage space, but also further improve the game players’ experience.
The new WD_BLACK brand product portfolio is as follows:

    WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD. This product takes advantage of leading PCIe Gen4 technology opening the door to the future. In terms of 1 TB capacity, its reading and writing speed can respectively reach 7000 MB per second and 5300 MB per second. What’s more, its new-generation WD_BLACK controller is optimized for  high-configuration requirements and high-intensity games to help game players attain excellent PC performance, which is not applicable to NAS or server environments. The new WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD uses new caching technology. Compare with the previous generation, it shortens game loading time and file transmission speed. In the meantime, WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD owns better low queue depth than that of the previous products, so as to help game players and routine users attain fluent applications loading experience. This product intends to offer RGB version with heat sink. While reducing thermal throttling, it shows better shape and customization effect. WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD without heat sink provides three versions for players, including 500GB, 1TB and 2TB.

    WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD with Expansion Cards. As for game players who are eager for achieving next-generation gaming experience by current game configurations, this type of bootable plug-and-play SSD with expansion cards takes advantage of eight-channel PCIe Gen3 and owns one of the fastest speed on the market. In terms of capacities of 2 TB and 4 TB, the reading and writing speed of game players can respectively reach 6500 MB per second and 4100 MB per second by RAID 0 solution with double built-in SSDs and PCIe Gen3 with eight channels, which brings shift game experience. Customizable RGB lighting effects available to Windows only can bring stronger visual effect for game players’ current devices, and integrated heat sinks can lower thermal throttling, thereby helping to maintain the top performance of the device. WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD with expansion cards offers three versions, including 1 TB, 2TB and 4 TB.

    WD_BLACK D50 NVMe SSD Game Dock. This high-performance NVMe SSD game dock with multiple interfaces can turn a laptop computer compatible with Thunderbolt 3 interface into an all-in-one game station providing immersive experience for game players. As for those who pursue streamlined and integrated its configuration, this dock provides an excellent solution in which the NVMe protocol offers faster speed, greater capacity, and multiple accessory ports via only a Thunderbolt 3 wire. WD_BLACK D50 NVMe SSD game dock is equipped with customized RGB lighting effect controlled by WD_BLACK Dashboard software available to Windows only. WD_BLACK D50 NVMe SSD game dock includes capacities of 1 TB and 2 TB.

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    WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD without heat sink is expected to be launched at the end of October in the year. WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD with heat sink is expected to be released in the first quarter in 2021.
    WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD with expansion cards can be purchased from Designated retailers, e-retailers, agents and system integrators.
    WD_BLACK D50 NVMe SSD game dock is now available for pre-sale and can be purchased from designated retailers, e-retailers, agents and system integrators.