WD intros 2.5″, 1 TB, Scorpio Blue HDD in India

By : |December 25, 2011 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hard disk drive maker Western Digital announced that it has commenced volume shipments of its WD Scorpio Blue 9.5 mm, 2.5-inch mobile hard drive with 1 TB capacity.

Designed for mainstream notebook computers, the new WD Scorpio Blue 1 TB hard drive utilizes 500 GB-per-platter areal density and is now available in the highest capacity for 2.5-inch hard drives in the industry-standard 9.5 mm, two-platter (two-disk) form factor.

“With the release of the 1 TB WD Scorpio Blue notebook drive in a 9.5 mm package, WD is able to offer the greatest storage capacity available for use in portable computing environments,” said Sushil Bandi, country manager, WD India.“

WD’s WhisperDrive technology makes it one of the quietest 2.5-inch hard drives on the market, says a release.

The drive also feature SecurePark, which parks the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down, and when the drive is off, and ShockGuard technology, now increased to a best-in-market 400Gs shock specification, protects the drive mechanics and platter surfaces from shocks, adds the release.

New drives featuring AF are optimized for operation with the following operating system software: Windows 7, Windows Vista and Mac OS X Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard (PVT models only).

Shipping now through select distributors and resellers, the WD Scorpio Blue 1 TB (model WD10JPVT) hard drives are covered by a two-year limited on-site warranty and have a MSRP of Rs. 10,650 + taxes.

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