WD debuts world’s first SSD+HDD dual drive

WD-Black2_PRN-(1)Western Digital, recently debuted the WD Black2 dual drive, an innovative 2.5-inch drive that pairs 120GB SSD with a 1TB hard drive.

The WD Black2 is a unique storage innovation that fuses a solid state drive (SSD) and a hard disk drive (HDD) for a powerful dual drive solution. It improves overall drive capacity, performance, and reliability, while offering the flexibility to choose how and where data is stored.

Perfect for consumers and service providers looking to upgrade notebooks, small form factor desktops, and single-slot and all-in-one (AIO) systems with both SSD level performance and HDD capacity, the WD Black2 dual drive connects through a single cable and fits into a conventional 9.5 mm slot.

“Our customers told us they like our Solid State Hybrid Drive technology, but our tech savvy users asked for more control of where they store their data,” said Matt Rutledge, senior vice president of WD’s Storage Technology business unit.

Available now at select retailers such as PC Hub (Gilmore Branch), Thinking Tools (PC Quick Buy SM), PC Express (Beyond PC Megamall) and Blinque (Davao Branch), WD Black2 dual drives are distributed by Ubertech, Inc. in the Philippines; and are covered by a five-year limited warranty. MSRP for the 2.5-inch 120 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD WD Black2 dual drive, model #: WD1001X06XDTL, is PhP13,950.