Western Digital Launches 2.5inch 1TB HDD

SSD’s have been stealing the limelight from traditional HDD’s for quite sometime now, but today Western Digital has launched a 1TB HDD having a form factor of 2.5inch which will surely bring back the traditional HDD’s back in the spotlight. These new 2.5inch 1TB HDD from Western Digital will be called Western Digital Scorpion Blueand they will be crammed with 333GB of of storage space per platter. The Western Digital Scorpion Series of HDD are the first ever 2.5inch HDD in the market to feature storage space of up to 1TB. Western Digital also plans to use the Scorpion Blueseries of HDD in its external HDD line up, like the Western Digital My Passport Essential.


The Western Digital Scorpion Blue series of HDD feature SATA II interface which is capable of providing data transfer of up to 3Gbps. The drives also features WhisperDrive’ making these HDD’s one of the most silent 2.5inch HDD’s in the market. The Scorpio Blue 750GB HDD is already available at most online retailers and costs 190$. The 1TB model is still unavailable though.

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