Western Digital® and its latest WD_BLACK™ series of SSDs are all about giving gamers the power and performance they need to play at their best and look great at the same time. Whether you need an internal drive with a powerful PCIe® Gen4 SSD with blazing fast 7,300MB/s* read speeds or want power, storage and the beauty of RGB on the go, WD_BLACK has you covered.
To help you get exactly what you need, we’re here to list the three stars of the WD_BLACK lineup – the WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe™ SSD, the WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD and the WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD – and telling you why every gamer needs one or more in their repertoire.
The WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD is the solution for gamers on the go
When you need fast and powerful storage on the go that turns heads with its beautiful RGB lighting, look no further than the WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD. This sleek and compact device is a reliable way to store games, videos, TV shows, music, important documents and much more. Plus, the downloadable WD_BLACK dashboard puts the power of RGB in your hands, giving Windows® users a personalized experience every time they game.
The WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD features a USB 3.2 Gen2x2 interface and offers read speeds of up to 2000 MB/s*, meaning you’ll never lack performance whenever and wherever you want to game. It’s also built to last, with a shock-resistant structure that can survive even a fall of up to two meters.
The WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD is available in 500GB** ($119.99), 1TB** ($179.99), or 2TB** ($329.99) models.
The WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD is for hardcore PC and/or PS5™ gamers
Hardcore gamers looking for unparalleled performance will get their money’s worth when they see the WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD, as it features a powerful internal PCIe Gen4 SSD and offers incredible read speeds of up to 7,300MB/s*. minimized latency, but Windows users can also take advantage of the WD_BLACK Dashboard and new Game Mode 2.0 (Windows only) that unlocks PC performance-enhancing features for those who play, stream, record, or do all three.
If high-power gaming is the norm for you, an optional heatsink lets you game at the highest settings without compromise and without worrying about your system overheating. As an added bonus, it also includes RGB lighting for that extra touch of style. Oh, and if you have a PS5™ you can install the heatsink models to boost the speed and storage capabilities of Sony®’s next-gen system.
Designed with an easy-to-use, slim and sleek M.2 2280 form factor that fits easily into your system, the WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD model takes your gaming to even higher heights.
The WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD is available in six models: 500GB** without heatsink ($109.99), 500GB** with heatsink ($169.99), 1TB** without heatsink ($179.99), 1TB** with heatsink ($219.99), 2TB** without heatsink ($349.99), and 2TB** with heatsink ($449.99).
The WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD is built for those who live and game in the world of Xbox® and PlayStation®
Gaming on consoles is great, but the limited storage space and slower hard drive speeds of the base models can be one of the biggest frustrations for those who like to play a wide variety of titles. With the WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD, those worries are a thing of the past.
With up to 2TB** of storage space, the WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD gives players peace of mind knowing they’ll rarely, if ever, encounter the dreaded message that there isn’t enough storage to download one of the latest games. No more deleting games to make room for others; you can keep the titles you love in one place and have room for your new favorites.
The drive can reach optimized speeds of up to 900 MB/s2*, helping with loading times and getting you into action faster. The WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD is specifically designed to work with PS5™, PS4™, Xbox Series X/S™ and Xbox One™, and its sleek and eye-catching design will stand proudly next to any console in your collection. Western Digital also offers a 3-year limited warranty, so you can rest assured that no problem will keep you from gaming for long.
The WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD is available in 500GB** ($79.99), 1TB** ($124.99), and 2TB** ($199.99) models.
Whether you want one of these for yourself or want to surprise a loved one for the holidays, these powerful and stylish WD_BLACK SSDs are worth every dollar spent. In today’s day and age, you don’t need to compromise if you want to experience the best the gaming and PC world has to offer.
* Based on read speed unless otherwise stated. 1 MB/s = 1 million bytes per second. Based on internal testing; performance may vary based on host device, usage conditions, disk capacity, and other factors.
**1 GB = 1 billion bytes and 1 TB = 1 trillion bytes. The actual user capacity may be lower depending on the operating environment.
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