- News tagged "western digital"
Thursday, 25 Sep 2014
At a press conference in Paris, France, HGST confirmed that the current 6TB Ultrastar 7K6000 will be its last air-filled 3.5-inch drive, and that all drives in future will be filled with helium.
Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014
HGST has just announced its 10TB, 3.5-inch hard disk drive. Though the drive isn’t ready for mass shipment yet, the Western Digital company managed to beat Seagate at its own game. Read on for more details!
Thursday, 7 Aug 2014
HGST has just demonstrated what it calls "the world's fastest SSD" at the Flash Memory Summit using a combination of an ultra low latency interface and faster memory.
Thursday, 24 Jul 2014
Western Digital has just updated its My Book lineup with hoarders in mind, because the new My Book Duo offers up to 12TB of storage.
Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014
Western Digital has just introduced the all-new WD Red Pro series as well as new 5TB and 6TB WD Red drives for NAS applications.
Monday, 9 Jun 2014
The new WD TV - Personal Edition provides support for streaming DRM-protected content through Miracast, a feature not found in previous WD TV media players.
Friday, 6 Jun 2014
WD has just rolled out its My Cloud EX4 product update. The new firmware, 1.03.39, includes updated network connectivity reliability, updated large file transfer capability, support for faster creation of the Storage Array, and more.
Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014
WD's prototype introduces the new SATA Express interface, a form of PCI Express technology, which is offered on recently launched Intel series-9 chipset motherboard platforms. The SATA Express interface provides a roadmap for faster speeds, lower power consumption, and increased flexibility for future OEM designs.
Monday, 31 Mar 2014
Available in 2TB and 4TB capacities, My Passport Pro is directly powered via the integrated Thunderbolt cable, and features a user-selectable RAID function, which lets users choose data striping (RAID 0) for high performance or mirroring (RAID 1) for data redundancy, depending on the user's needs.
Friday, 28 Mar 2014
A helium-filled HDD offers many benefits over a conventional HDD, such as a reduction of up to 23% in power consumption and 4°C in overall operating temperatures. However, we found out that the price difference between these two is rather significant.