|Caviar Black 2TB and Scorpio Black 360GB introduced|
Friday, 09 October 2009 16:36
Maximising storage capacity and computing performance for high-end desktops and gaming platforms without a resultant price tag, Drive Control Corporation (DCC) has introduced the latest evolution in Western Digital's (WD) Caviar Black range, the two Terabyte drive.
Plus, catering for the notebook marketplace's increasing performance needs without compromising on battery power, the distributor has launched WD's Scorpio Black 320GBs mobile drive.
More storage, more performance - Caviar Black Optimised for gaming and high-end performance desktops and workstations, the Caviar Black 2TB drive is packed with massive storage as well as performance
In essence, the drive maximises the features and functionality of power computing applications such as gaming, photo editing, user-generated multimedia and video. Says Vassen Naicker, WD product specialist at DCC:
The WD Caviar Black 2 TB hard drive features the following:
Scorpio Black - Best of both worlds
Looking at the Western Digital Scorpio Black it has been designed with high-end notebooks in mind, offering speed and capacity to supercharge notebooks without compromising on battery life or quiet acoustics.
Adds Naicker: "With 7200 RPM spin speed, 16 MB cache, and capacities up to 320 GB, the drive offers the best of both worlds: the capacity and performance of a desktop PC with the convenience and portability of a
Indeed, the 320 GB 2.5 inch drive is ideal for hungry operating systems (OS) with loads of room left for photos, music and video.
Low power consumption is enabled by Western Digital's IntelliSeek which calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption and SecurePark, which reduces power by parking the heads during low power idle mode.
Plus, for quite operations the Scorpio Drive features Western Digital's WhisperDrive which combines seeking algorithms to yield one of the quietest 2.5-inch hard drives on the market.
Additional features which allow for shock resistance and general ruggedness include:
For more information contact:
Drive Control Corporation
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