1TB and 750GB notebook drives now available!

If you’re like me who loves storing videos, pictures, installers and what-nots and hates having to delete even a single thing, then you’d be also overjoyed to be reading this news.

Western digital has just released today its new 1-Tbyte and 750-Gbyte WD Scorpio Blue 2.5-inch internal SATA hard drives.

These drives are in the 12.5-mm form factor, which means they can fit in notebooks and small factor desktops. These babies have a very high performance transfer rate of 3GB per second.

If you want to purchase them as internal drives, the 750GB WD Scorpio Blue is available for $189.99 and its 1TB counterpart is available for $249.99.

They can also be purchased as external USB 2.0 drives as part of WD’s Passport Essential SE line. The 750GB  drive is sold for 199.99 and the 1TB drive costs $299.99. They have WD features like WhisperDrive for quiet use, drop resistant ShockGuard, and SecurePark for more shock tolerance.

Don’t expect for these large-scale memory drives to be available in netbooks though because it’s still too expensive and they wouldn’t fit in them either. L

Source:

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2350788,00.asp

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Ahlin is a tech columnist who has written about a wide range of technology from high-end smartphones to driver-less cars and electronic diapers. She is a certified nerd and considers chocolate to be the smartest invention of mankind.

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