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Western Digital


November 23, 2010  4:15 AM

Western Digital 3TB USB HDD

Posted by: Nathan Simon
750GB/Platter, I/O Benchmark, low power, Serial ATA-2, USB, usb 3.0, WD Caviar Green, Western Digital

Western Digital has released the first boot-able 3TB USB HDD. With 64MB Cache and a 7200RPM spindle speed, and USB 3.0 support, his drive should perform quite well. The WD Caviar Green 3TB drive was able to reach 128MBps on the read test and 107MBps on the write test in the Overlapped I/O...

March 31, 2009  1:29 AM

Western Digital bought SiliconSystems

Posted by: Nathan Simon
LifeEST, Netbook, SiliconSystems, SiSMART, SSD, Western Digital

SiliconSystems will become a business unit of Western Digital manufacturing drives along side the caviar line. Western DIgital bought SiliconSystems for 65 million dollars. An insert below describes why the company was a good buy for Western Digital. "SiliconSystems has developed LifeEST and...


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