Posts Tagged ‘WD’
  • Western Digital to announce 3TB hard drives in 2010?
    by Mike
    Posted November 16th, 2009 at 10:47 am
    The current crop of hard drives max out at 2 TB. If you think this is merely adequate you're no doubt looking forward to when 10TB flash drives are $5 at the dollar store. As cool as it is to dream, we still have several years before storage becomes that cheap or dense. Since I can't give you news of a 10 exabyte drive, I'll patch over the wound with a 3TB drive. Is it here? Not quite. But it's coming. WD was the first to break out with the 2TB hard disk which was a feat of size and stora...
  • WD releasing 2TB hard drive soon…this week?
    by Mike
    Posted January 13th, 2009 at 5:08 pm
    When 1TB just isn't enough relax and know that there is something bigger out there.  WD will be launching a 2TB hard drive this week according to Electronista and Fudzilla.  The 2TB is officially dubbed the "The Caviar Green 2000GB WD20EADS".  Whew!  Talk about a mouthful!  Said drive reportedly has a seek time of 8.9ms and spins at 7200 RPM's.  It earns the green title because at times of low demand will slow down to 5400 RPM's in order to save a couple of branches that I'm sure ov...
  • New WD external hard drives for Mac users
    by Mike
    Posted January 6th, 2009 at 11:53 am
    Western digital is warming up to the Mac camp today and releasing two new types of hard drives designed for Mac's.  The first is the popular My Passport series.  The Mac Passports are encased in a shock-resistant case and come pre-formatted for Mac use in 320GB and 500GB flavors.  Unfortunately, they only support USB, Firewire is no where to be found.  The drives are advertised as being Time Machine compatible right out of the box.  Second is the My Book for Mac.  As of now they only...
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