WD Black2 Dual Drive Now Available in Philippines – See Features, Specs and Price
Published on March 28th, 2014
WD, a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company and storage industry leader, recently made available the world’s first WD Black2 dual drive in the Philippines. The WD Black2 is a unique storage innovation that fuses a 2.5-inch 120 GB solid state drive (SSD) with a 1 TB hard disk drive (HDD) to offer a powerful dual drive solution. Perfect for consumers and service providers looking to upgrade notebooks, small form factor desktops, and single-slot and all-in-one (AIO) systems with both SSD level performance and HDD capacity, the WD Black2 dual drive connects through a single cable and fits into a conventional 9.5 mm slot. Check out the rest of its features, specifications and price below.
According to Matt Rutledge, senior vice president of WD’s Storage Technology business unit: “Our customers told us they like our Solid State Hybrid Drive technology, but our tech savvy users asked for more control of where they store their data,”. “The WD Black2 dual drives empower our customers to enjoy SSD performance and access high capacity storage in a no-compromise package. The WD Black2 dual drive is a direct result of our interaction with our customer base through WD Labs initiatives. WD devised its beta labs program to provide an exclusive testing arena for key customers and technology influencers of existing and emerging WD storage products.”
Designed for enthusiasts, creative professionals, gamers and PC builders, the WD Black2 dual drive provides improved overall drive capacity, performance, and reliability, while offering the flexibility to choose how and where their data is stored. Utilizing the benefits of both flash and magnetic disks, WD Black2 dual drives offload data usage from the SSD to the HDD, which increases endurance and life of the SSD. Users maintain greater data control, which can eliminate the need and expense of cloud-based storage.
The WD Black2 is free of caching algorithms and benefits from SATA 6 Gb/second interface speed. It is neatly packaged in a standard 9.5 mm, 2.5-inch form factor with legacy SATA connector, making the WD Black2 dual drive compatible with popular PC operating systems ranging from Windows XP to Windows 8.1.
WD Black2 Specifications
Price and Availability
The WD Black2 dual drive is now available in Philippines and comes with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of Php 13,950 for the 120GB SSD + 1TB HDD WD Black2 dual drive, model #: WD1001X06XDTL. Additional information about WD Black2 dual drives and limited warranty terms may be found on the company website at http://products.wd.com/wdblack2.