As a quick heads up for the folks down under, WD this week announced that they're now shipping their new Scorpio 320GB 5400RPM 2.5" HDDs, these featuring WD's proprietory WhisperDrive, ShockGuard and IntelliSeek technologies.
An RRP of $299 AUD has been slapped on 'em and they should be available in stores anytime now. You can find out more about the drive in the official announcement folks.
Sydney, Australia - January 14 2008 - Western Digital announced it is now shipping its new WD Scorpio® 320 GB 2.5-inch SATA (Serial ATA) hard drives for notebook computers and portable storage devices.
WD uses advanced head and media technology to achieve the world's highest capacity 2.5-inch, slim, 9.5mm form-factor hard drive and includes proprietary features that make the drive extraordinarily quiet while running at cool operating temperatures. The WD Scorpio 320 GB hard drives deliver high performance with 3 Gb/s transfer rate and are destined for use in OEM notebook platforms that offer the highest storage capacities to the worldwide market.