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Description of Hard drives

Last response: in Storage
February 26, 2013 1:11:05 PM

what is the difference between green,red,blue,black advertised harddrives?
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February 26, 2013 3:27:49 PM

They are names given by Western Digital to a particular range of their hard drives which are built for specific purposes or have special features such as producing less heat or making less noise than a standard hard drive. They generally cost more as well. Specifications are summarised on the following pages:

"Green" WD hard drives:

"Black" WD hard drives:

"Blue" WD hard drives:

"Red" WD hard drives: