Western Digital announces Black NVMe SSD family
Aims at gamers.
Claim considerable performance boosts.
Destroys 3.5 percent of global March NAND output.
Update now to protect your files.
Will work on 3D XPoint independently.
RAID in a single drive, effectively.
Joint ventures protected, TMC sale going ahead.
If you haven't installed 3B6QCXP7, don't.
Should trickle to consumer products, too.
Add-in card 280GB and 480GB; 2.5” 280GB only.
Client Computing still its bread and butter, though.
Boasts of better reliability than HAMR.
Won't let Toshiba sell to its competitors.
Up to 82 percent faster response times.
In sample form to 'select OEMs'.
8c/16t part for $549; Sep 25th availability for NVMe RAID booting.
Also includes liquid-cooled Core i7-7700K and up to 32GB of DDR4.
20 times the density of current rivals.
£403 million payout for former owner.