WD announce 9.5mm 1TB 2.5-inch hard drive

WD announce 9.5mm 1TB 2.5-inch notebook HDD.

@anthony256
Published Tue, Jul 19 2011 11:00 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:31 PM CST

WD have announce it has started volume shipments of its new WD Scorpio Blue 9.5mm 2.5-inch 1TB HDD which is designed for mainstream notebooks. The new WD Scorpio Blue 1TB drive sports 500GB per-platter areal density and now that it's available in the industry-standard 9.5mm, two-platter form factor, it will fit most mainstream notebooks. The WD Scorpio Blue 1TB mobile hard drive also achieves better power and performance which makes it the ideal solution for notebook computers and other portable devices that require extended battery life and cool, ultra quiet operation.

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Matt Rutledge, vice president and general manager of Client Storage for WD says:

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. Mobile users no longer need to choose maximum capacity over thin and light, WD is ready with storage options, achieved without compromise to performance and reliability, that prove ideal for mobile digital devices of all kinds including PC and Mac notebook computers; external storage; and digital media players.

The WD Scorpio Blue 1TB 9.5mm 2.5-inch HDD will have an MSRP of US$139.00

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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