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Western Digital launches 1TB portable drive

by on Aug.02, 2009, under Gadgets, Technology

WD Mobile Hard Drives Western Digital recently released two new mobile hard drives in India that offer tremendous storage capacity. Powered by the renowned 333GB-per-platter technology, the latest Scorpio Blue 2.5″ hard drive series offers up to 1TB capacity. The company has also introduced a 750GB mobile hard drive.

Both the hard drives come with a 12.5mm form factor. These devices are suitable for use in portable storage solutions, like the recent My Passport Essential SE Portable USB Drives. These storage devices offer a remarkable transfer rate of 3 gigabits per second.

These hard drives employ WhisperDrive technology, which make them one of the quietest 2.5″ drives currently available. It is also equipped with the ShockGuard technology that integrates firmware and hardware advancements to meet the highest combined shock tolerance specifications needed for mobile and notebook applications. Further the SecurePark feature ascertains that the recording head does not touch the disk surface.p>

WD Scorpio Blue 750GB drives are now available through select distributors and resellers. However, the 1TB device is available now and configured into My Passport Essential SE USB drives. The 1TB drive is priced at Rs 12,980 and the 750GB version at Rs.9880. The company offers a five-year limited warranty for the Scorpio Blue hard drives.

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