WD Announces New SSD
the world’s leader in storage solutions, has unveiled the SiliconEdge Blue SSD
WD, the world’s leader in storage solutions, has unveiled the SiliconEdge Blue SSD series.
Available in capacities of 64Gb, 128Gb and 256Gb, the 2.5” SSD measures 98.9 x 69.86 x 9.5mm and features a SATA II interface, MLC NAND flash memory, TRIM command, NCQ support and a MTBF of 1,400,000 hours. They are able to achieve data transfer rates up to 250MB/second read and 170MB/second write, and can be purchased from authorized resellers and e-tailers at a MSRP of USD 279 (64Gb), USD 529 (128Gb) and USD 999 (256Gb).
“The development of the WD SiliconEdge Blue product family leverages WD’s extensive experience in designing and manufacturing highly reliable storage products and the company’s worldwide sales and distribution network to accelerate SSD technology adoption by OEMs, technology enthusiasts, gamers and road warriors,” said Michael Hajeck, senior vice president and general manager of WD’s solid state storage business unit. “Customers who demand the ultimate in performance will find the WD SiliconEdge Blue SSDs exceed all their requirements.”