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WD Blue, WD Green SSDs now available in PH

By Ciara Alarcon - on 11 Nov 2016, 12:15pm

WD Blue, WD Green SSDs now available in PH

Western Digital has announced that the first WD-branded SATA client SSDs, the WD Blue and WD Green, are now available in the country.

The new WD Blue and WD Green SSDs boast near-maximum speed of SATA drives, best-in-class endurance, and MTTF and WD Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) Lab certification.

Both include free, downloadable WD SSD Dashboard software that allows continuous performance and capacity monitoring.

“There is significant demand among our core WD sellers and consumers for a broad set of flash-based storage options,” Eyal Bek, Senior Director, Devices Business Unit, said.

“The expansive reach of the WD channel enables availability of a Western Digital SSD solution. We are very proud to have developed and launched WD Blue and WD Green SSDs, and believe they’ll provide the instant-on, reliability and capacity benefits our customers have been demanding,” Bek added.

  • WD Blue SSD

The WD Blue SSDs are optimized for multitasking and resource-heavy applications. It is available in 500GB and 1TB capacities, and in both 2.5-inch/7mm case or M.2 2280 factors. Also, it offers up to 545MBps and 525MBps sequential read and write speeds, and endurance up to 400 TBW.

The 500GB WD Blue is priced at PhP 8,250, while the 1TB SSD is available at PhP 16,500.

  • WD Green SSD

A great option for everyday use, the WD Green SSDs are available in 120GB and 250GB capacities, and in both 2.5-inch/7mm case or M.2 2280 form factors. It features sequential read and write times of up to 540MBps and 405MBps, and edurance up to 80TBW.

The WD Green delivers an ultra-low power-draw, enabling PC users to work longer between battery charges.

Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 120GB is PhP 2,700, while for the 240GB is PhP 4,500.

Now available at Ubertech Technologies, Inc., PC Options, and Gaisano Interpace, both SSDs are protected by a three-year limited warranty.