WD announced its WD Black line of performance hard drives has received a new model with support up to 6TB of storage capacity.
The 3.5-inch, 7200 RPM drive features 128MB cache, dual stage actuator technology, SATA 6 GB/s interface, and an integrated dual-core processor. The drive also is 29 percent faster than the WD Black 4TB version.
The WD Black 6TB is available now with a $294 MSRP.
"Combining maximum system performance with generous capacity, the expansion of WD Black to 6 TB allows gamers, enthusiasts and creatives to push the boundaries of personalization without compromise," said Cindi Grace, SVP of WD storage technology group. "In choosing WD Black hard drives, WD desktop customers get the best possible mix of capacity, performance and reliability to handle intense desktop computing with ease."