Western Digital launches WD Black 4 TB hard drive

By Silky Malhotra | Updated 6 Sept 2013
Western Digital launches WD Black 4 TB hard drive
  • Western Digital unveils its WD Black Hard drive offers 4 TB storage capacity, high speed and performance for gamers.

 Western Digital announced the launch of its WD Black 4 TB 3.5-inch hard drive in India. The hard drive offers fast performance and is said to be ideal for high-performance desktop systems and workstations. 


The WD Black 4 TB hard drives features 64 MB cache memory, 7200 RPM spin speed, dual stage actuator technology, SATA III 6 gigabits per second (Gb/s) interface, and an integrated dual core processor. 

According to the company, the WD Black offers Dual core processor to maximise the performance of the drive. It supports Dual actuator technology that improves positional accuracy over the data track(s) and IntelliSeek to reduce power consumption and noise.  The StableTrac motor shaft reduces system induced vibration and stabilizes platters for accurate tracking during read and write operations. The Hard Drive also has NoTouch ramp load technology that provides drive protection during transit and significantly reduces wear and tear to the recording head. 

Matt Rutledge, vice president of WD’s client storage group states, “Maximizing the features and functionality of power computing applications such as gaming, multimedia and video editing, the new WD Black 4 TB hard drives offer capacity and performance—without compromise. In choosing WD Black hard drives, WD desktop customers get the best possible mix of capacity, performance and reliability to handle intense desktop computing with ease.” 


The WD Black 4TB hard drives is available for Rs. 21,000 (plus local taxes) and comes with a 5 year limited warranty. 

Silky Malhotra

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