Wednesday April 11, 2012

WD Ships Slim, Energy-Efficient HDD for Ultrabooks

Western Digital, a worldwide storage leader, today announced it is shipping the WD Scorpioآ® Blueآ™ 7 mm hard drive, the latest addition to its mobile hard drive family and the 2.5-inch drive with the lowest power consumption on the market today. Specified to a best-in-class 400Gs shock tolerance, the new single-platter WD Scorpio Blue small form factor hard drives are available in 500 GB and 320 GB capacities and the drives' compatibility with industry-standard 9.5 mm slots make them ideal storage options for mainstream notebooks as well as slimmer notebook and Ultrabookآ™ devices that require a 7 mm drive height.