Western Digital is one of the world’s leader in drives storage, today released the expansion of its award-winning WD Black line of performance hard drives up to 6 TB capacity. The 3.5-inch offers 7200 RPM drive can be a perfect solution for gamers and professionals for high-performance desktop systems and workstations. Besides that, it combine 7200 RPM spin speed, 128 MB cache, dual stage actuator technology, SATA 6 gigabits per second (Gb/s) interface, and an integrated dual processor to deliver ultimate performance in a maximum-capacity drive.
The new WD Black 6TB is up to 29% faster than the previous WD Black 4TB version in maximum data rate throughput and 10% faster in PCMark Vantage. StableTrac Technology (2 TB and larger models) to secure the motor shaft inside of the hard drive to increase reliability and help reduce impact due to system-included vibrations from other components. It capable of stabilizing the platters inside that have better results in more accurate tracking in a particular sector during read and writing operations.
WD increases the dynamic cache technology to improve caching algorithms in real time to allocate and optimize cache between reads and writes. This improvement will reduce the congestion on cache for read data and increase overall performance. Besides that, it has a dual-core processor that offers twice the processing capability as a single-core processor to maximize drive for faster read and write speeds.
The WD Black Drive is covered by a five-year limited warranty, the WD Black 5 TB drive is priced at USD 264 (approx. RM 1,085), and the WD Black 6 TB drive is priced at USD 294 (approx. RM 1,205).