WD Blue and WD Green

WD Blue and WD Green SSD drives made for fast, instant-on performance

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Western Digital has unleashed its WD Blue and WD Green solid state drives (SSD), the first WD SATA client SSDs. Made for instant-on responsiveness, durability and low power consumption, they are perfect for notebook or desktop PCs.

WD Blue and WD Green SSDs boast near-maximum speed of SATA drives – that’s in excess of 500MB/s sequential read and write speeds. Moreover, you’ll get best-in class endurance, MTTF and WD Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T) Lab certification. MTTF is defined as mean tie to failure – essentially the length of time a device is expected to last in operation. This is especially important with components like storage.

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The new drives boast industry-leading 1.75 million hours MTTF, complemented by reduced power consumption and reduced heat, compared to conventional HDDs.

WD SSD Dashboard software, available as a free download, allows you to monitor performance and capacity.

WD Blue

WD Blue

If performance is what you’re looking for, WD Blue will be the drive for you. Offering up to 545MB/s and 525MB/s sequential read and write speeds, it also has endurance up to 400 TBW. They’re perfect for notebook or a desktop PC set-up, and is available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB capacities – in both 2.5-inch/7mm case or M.2 2280 form factor.

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WD Blue hits stores starting end October.

WD Green WD Green

WD Green

WD Green SSDs are essential-class flash drives for everyday computing. Available only in 120GB capacity, they’re offered in both 2.5-inch/7mm case or M.2 2280 form factor.

Despite its ultra-low power-draw, WD Green is no slouch – with up to 540MB/s and 405MB/s sequential read and write performance, and endurance of up to 80TBW.

WD Green will be available starting November 2016.

Both WD Blue and WD Green are protected by a 3-year limited warranty. Both drives also come with one year complimentary data recovery service from Kroll Ontrack. For details, visit www.ontrackdatarecovery.com.sg/dr-wd-my.

WD Blue and WD Green are distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd.

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