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WD Black2 is a 2-in-1 SSD, HDD Combo Drive
Nov 25, 2013 - in News
This 2.5 inch drive combines an SSD with an HDD.
Ultrastar Hard Drive Uses Helium to Maximize Capacity
Nov 5, 2013 - in News
Western Digital's HGST is using helium to tackle industry-wide challenges in scaling current areal density technologies.
Western Digital Updates "Black" Line of HDDs
Oct 14, 2013 - in News
The updated WD Black drives have increased performance over the previous models.
WD Announces My Cloud Personal Cloud for Consumers
Oct 2, 2013 - in News
Western Digital has a solution for your own personal cloud.
WD Announces New Additions to My Book HDD Line
Sep 25, 2013 - in News
New drives are already on sale online.
Western Digital Releases 4 TB WD Green Drive HDD
Sep 15, 2013 - in News
Western Digital has expanded its Green series to include a 4 TB option.
Western Digital Announces 1 TB and 2 TB My Passport Slim
Sep 6, 2013 - in News
New portable hard drives under Western Digital's popular My Passport brand.
WD Wants to Save Rotating Magnetic Storage
Aug 16, 2013 - in News
WD has formed a group with other HDD makers to promote rotating magnetic storage tech.
Western Digital Acquiring SSD Maker sTec Inc.
Jun 24, 2013 - in News
Western Digital has offered to acquire sTec Inc. for around $340 million USD.
System Builder Marathon, Q2 2013: $2500 Performance PC
Jun 23, 2013 - in Reviews
Can a bigger budget help this quarter's tiny PC beat my previous performance monster? Is it any more attractive than some of the mini-ITX-based platforms from the boutique builders? I'll answer that first question for you, and you answer the second.
WD Debuts World's Thinnest 1 TB Hard Drive
Jun 5, 2013 - in News
Western Digital is introducing its new mobile 1 TB hard drive, and it is only 7 mm thick.
Western Digital Announces New Lineup of Se Hard Drives
May 31, 2013 - in News
WD is releasing a new lineup of hard drives, the Se lineup for datacenters.
WD Ships My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 External Drives
May 15, 2013 - in News
Here's a quick way to back up your data and look stylish in the process.
WD Black SSHDs Use SanDisk iSSD Storage
May 7, 2013 - in News
WD revealed a bit more about its Black SSHD storage solution.
WD Unleashes World's Thinnest 2.5-inch HDD
Apr 23, 2013 - in News
WD has announced the arrival of the world's first 5 mm 2.5" hard drive.
WD Announces 10K RPM XE 3.5-inch SAS Hard Drives
Apr 22, 2013 - in News
WD has released a number of new SAS enterprise class 10K RPM drives.
HGST Debuts 12 Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives
Apr 10, 2013 - in News
HGST's new range of Ultrastar Drives are the industry's first 12 Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives.
Western Digital Investing $51 Million in SSD Company Skyera
Mar 13, 2013 - in News
Western Digital is betting big on Skyera.
Your Top Picks: Tom's Hardware Forums' Q1 2013 BestConfigs
Mar 10, 2013 - in Reviews
So you like our System Builder Marathon? Ever come up with your own idea for a killer rig? Don't forget to tell us about it on the Tom's Hardware forums. The following ten setups were configured by forum members and chosen in Q1 2013 BestConfigs Poll.
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Mar 7, 2013 - in News
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System Builder Marathon, Q1 2013: $1,600 Alternative PC
Mar 6, 2013 - in Reviews
Informed buyers are always looking for more information, and we were fortunate enough to plan for some of those requests. Today’s build adds quietness, storage capacity, and extra gaming finesse to the parts found in our “high-end-on-a budget” PC.
HGST Hits 10-Nanometer Patterned-Bit Milestone
Mar 4, 2013 - in News
HGST's new discovery will double the bit density of today's disk drives by the end of the decade.
WD Shows Off SSHD Hybrid 5mm Hard Drives
Feb 20, 2013 - in News
Western Digital is working on a 'hybrid' hard drive, a big hard drive mated with a little SSD
Report: SSD Market Revenues Will More Than Double in 2013
Jan 23, 2013 - in News
The SSD market is expected to equal 40-percent of the HDD market by 2016.
Western Digital's 4 TB WD4001FAEX Review: Back In Black
Jan 8, 2013 - in Reviews
Western Digital has a new 4 TB flagship. Its WD4001FAEX is part of the company’s Black family of performance-oriented drives. Spinning at 7,200 RPM, it might seem at home in a high-end desktop, but our numbers suggest it might fare better in a server.
System Builder Marathon, Q4 2012: $500 Gaming PC
Dec 3, 2012 - in Reviews
We were hoping to kick this quarter's System Builder Marathon off with AMD's new Athlon X4 750K. But a lack of availability compels us back into the arms of Intel's dual-core Pentium. Happily, an affordable Radeon HD 7850 promises great performance.
WD Launching 5TB HDDs By End of 2013
Dec 3, 2012 - in News
Two 5 TB drives are expected to hit the market by 4Q13, claims two leaked Western Digital slides.
WD Upgrades Black HDD Line with 4TB Model
Nov 22, 2012 - in News
Western Digital is now offering a 4 TB model in its line of WD Black desktop HDDs.
Tom's Hardware's 2012 Gift Guide, Part 1: For System Builders
Nov 20, 2012 - in Picture Story
Welcome to our most-anticipated event of the year, the 2012 Holiday Gift Guide! Today, in Part 1, we have three of our most stunning models ever displaying an arousing array of components for your system config consideration. Deep breath...and enjoy.
WD Intros New 802.11ac Wireless Router, Bridge
Nov 15, 2012 - in News
Here's a good way to set up a new 802.11ac home or office network.