Printed from http://www.electronista.com

WD to launch 2TB hard drive this week

updated 03:35 pm EST, Tue January 13, 2009

WD Caviar Green 2TB Soon

Western Digital is on the verge of launching a record-setting hard drive, according to a tip sent to Fudzilla. Corroborated by a store listing, the leak hints at a Caviar Green model, the WD20EADS, that should top 2TB using and double the capacity of the drive maker's current line. The Green label will be earned through a power-efficient design that winds down to 5,400RPM from the normal 7,200RPM under lower demand.

The SATA disk should otherwise have the same 32MB of cache as other models and a standard 8.9ms average seek time for data. A specific release date isn't revealed, though Western Digital is believed ready to launch the 2TB drive as early as this week. Pricing isn't available, though estimates put the cost between approximately $210 and $240.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. Sheepdisease

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Jan 2009

    0

    Not for sale...

    Really? I don't see these anywhere on sale!

  1. Sheepdisease

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Jan 2009

    0

    Not for sale...

    Really? I don't see these anywhere on sale!

  1. Salsa

    Forum Regular

    Joined: Oct 2003

    0

    Now

    The article was a couple weeks early. $299 at various retailers.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, it's not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often touted as f ...

Moshi iVisor AG and XT for iPad Air 2

Have you ever tried to put in a screen protector that relies on static to cling to the screen? How many bubbles and wrinkles does it h ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 3500 projector

Trying to find the perfect projector for a home theater can be tricky, as there are bountiful options on the market from a large numbe ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News