Western Digital has announced three new solid state drives as part of the WD_BLACK family of products for PC and console gamers.
The first is the WD_BLACK SN750 SE SSD with PCIe Gen4 x4 interface and NVMe support. It is designed for installation in a desktop PC or laptop. The read speed reaches 3600 MB / s, the write speed is 2830 MB / s. Performance is not shown in the press release, but it is known that the drive does not use DRAM caching, and power consumption is reduced by 30% compared to the predecessor model, which is important when used as part of a laptop. WD_BLACK SN750 SE is available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB sizes starting at $ 55.
The second is the WD_BLACK D30 solid state drive. Boasting read speeds of up to 900MB / s, this “sleek and compact high-performance SSD” is designed for use with gaming consoles, according to the manufacturer. The drive comes with a removable stand for placement next to the console. It comes in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB sizes. Prices start at $ 90.
In addition, the proposed WD_BLACK D30 option for the Xbox. It allegedly matches the style of this console more, and comes with a monthly subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The drive is offered in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB sizes starting at $ 199.