Western Digital Has 2.5-Inch 1TB Hard Drive Ready

Western Digital has done it again! The company has released the first 2.5-inch 1TB hard drive so you can go right ahead and plan your next desktop upgrade. Besides the 1TB version, Western Digital has also launched a 750GB version.

The WD Scorpio Blue 750GB and 1TB drives will offer you transfer speeds of up to 3 gigabits per second and a bunch of features:

WhisperDrive™ – WD’s exclusive WhisperDrive technology combines state-of-the-art seeking algorithms to produce one of the quietest 2.5-inch drives available.
ShockGuard™ – Leading-edge ShockGuard technology combines firmware and hardware advancements to meet the highest combined shock tolerance specifications required for mobile and notebook applications.
SecurePark™ – Parks the recording heads off the disk surface during spin up, spin down and when the drive is off. This ensures the recording head never touches the disk surface, resulting in improved long-term reliability due to less head wear and improved shock tolerance.

The WD Scorpio 750GB drive is already available and it’s already configured in the My Passport Essential SE USB drives and it will cost you $189.99. The WD Scorpio Blue 1TB will cost $249.99 so now you have all the facts to make your decision. Which WD drive will you purchase?

via Press