Western Digital release the WD Blue and WD Green SSD – Are they worth your data?
WD Blue™ SSD PC SSD (Solid State Drive) With superior performance and leading-edge reliability, the WD Blue SSD offers digital storage that is optimized for multi-tasking and ready to keep up with your high performance computing needs. Available in both 2.5”/7mm cased and M.2 2280 form factors and with WD’s Functional Integrity Testing Lab (FIT Lab™) certification, the WD Blue SSD is compatible with a wide range of computers, so you can be sure you are making the right choice. Combined with the free, downloadable WD SSD Dashboard and a 3-year limited warranty, you can confidently upgrade your system to the WD Blue SSD.
Superior performance for highend computing For high-end computing applications like gaming, HD media playback, or creative software, WD Blue solid state drives have the speed you need for the performance you want. Tiered caching technology utilizing SLC (single-level cell) and TLC flash technology enables sequential read speeds of up to 545MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 525MB/s, allowing for fast system boot up, quick application response, and rapid transfer speeds. Leading-edge reliability With no moving parts, a solid state drive is designed to help protect against data loss if a drive is accidentally bumped or dropped. And with 1.75M hours MTTF (mean time to failure) and an endurance rating of up to 400 TBW (terabytes written), WD Blue and WD Green SSDs can help protect data for years to come. WD Blue solid state drives also use several leading errorcorrection technologies to help protect against data loss and provide lasting reliability. Maximized multitasking WD Blue solid state drives are optimized for multitasking and can easily run several resource-heavy applications simultaneously.
Run a background virus scan while watching a 4K video and checking your email. Broad compatibility Every WD Blue SSD goes through extensive compatibility and reliability testing to ensure it meets the highest standards of the WD brand. With a certification from the WD Functional Integrity Testing Labs (FIT Labs), every WD Blue SSD is verified for compatibility with a wide range of desktop and laptop computers. Free WD SSD Dashboard The downloadable WD SSD Dashboard provides a suite of tools so you’re always able to check on the health of your solid state drive.
Available for free, this WD SSD Dashboard helps you track things like disk model, firmware version, S.M.A.R.T. attributes, or simply find out how much space you have left on your WD Blue SSD. 3-year limited warranty Every WD Blue SSD comes with a 3-year limited warranty, so you can be confident of your storage when you upgrade or replace any of your drives.
Where can I buy the WD Blue SSD and WD Green SSD?