Last time in stock: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Sequential read speeds up to 3,400MB/s (for 1000GB model), up to 60% faster than the previous generation of WD Black SSD**
Built on the Western Digital NVMe SSD storage architecture for low latency, power efficiency, and compatibility
Low power efficiency down to 2.5mW, half the mW of the previous WD Black SSD
WD F.I.T. Lab certified to work with a wide range of high-performance PC configurations
Free downloadable WD SSD Dashboard software and free downloadable cloning and backup software
5-year limited warranty
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The WD Black NVMe SSD is the first real threat to Samsung’s solid-state storage supremacy as the fastest writing drive we’ve ever tested.
The Western Digital Black 3D NVMe SSD is as fast as Samsung's 960 Pro, but it costs a lot less. In fact, it's only slightly more expensive than entry-level drives. It's the drive that smart buyers should go for.
WD/SanDisk makes this even more attractive with a 5-year limited warranty and, to top it all off, they made sure they undercut the Samsung 960 Pro NVMe SSD, the only SSD that provides any real competition for the speed and quality that these SSDs exhibit. They never undercut that price by a few bucks , but rather, we are seeing MSRP for the 500GB ...
* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.
|Max Sequential Read||Up to 3400 MB/s|
|Max Sequential Write||Up to 2800 MB/s|