WD Ships New 750GB High-Performance HHD for Laptops
Aimed at gamers and graphics professionals, Scorpio Black drives boast data transfer speeds (buffer to host) of up to a maximum of 3Gbits/per second.Western Digital, which released the first 3TB-capacity internal SATA hard disk drive nine weeks ago, Jan. 5 announced that it has started shipping a new 2.5-inch, 750GB SATA hard drive for OEMs that make high-performance laptops and portable storage devices. WD's Scorpio Black drives, speedier than most current HHDs at 7200 RPM, includes 16MB of solid-state cache. They are designed primarily for professional-level laptops to handle video creation and storage, animation and heavy graphics.
The drives also are aimed at high-end video game performance use.