Neowin News Feed for: Wd https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/wd/ Neowin News Feed for: Wd en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Early Black Friday deal: WD 18TB Elements external HDD is $190 off today https://www.neowin.net/news/early-black-friday-deal-wd-18tb-elements-external-hdd-is-190-off-today/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/11/1636460167_wd-elements-external-hard-drive_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Never worry about space again with your personal cloud drive of up to 18TB. Whatever your use for it, it will be a while before you have to start thinking about cleaning up to regain some space. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/early-black-friday-deal-wd-18tb-elements-external-hdd-is-190-off-today">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Tue, 09 Nov 2021 16:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/early-black-friday-deal-wd-18tb-elements-external-hdd-is-190-off-today Up to 52% off on MicroSDXC and HDD Storage from WD, SanDisk & more https://www.neowin.net/news/up-to-52-off-on-microsdxc-and-hdd-storage-from-wd-sandisk--more/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/09/1632919976_1583260916_1_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Amazon is having a huge sale on Western Digital and SanDisk storage devices, with some of the lowest prices we&#039;ve seen on several microSDXC cards, hard drives, NAS drives, and flash drives. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/up-to-52-off-on-microsdxc-and-hdd-storage-from-wd-sandisk--more">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Wed, 29 Sep 2021 13:38:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/up-to-52-off-on-microsdxc-and-hdd-storage-from-wd-sandisk--more WD promises it'll inform buyers the next time it hamstrings an existing product https://www.neowin.net/news/wd-promises-itll-inform-buyers-the-next-time-it-hamstrings-an-existing-product/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629793348_sn550_with_snail_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Western Digital has seemingly admitted it had handicapped its highly popular Blue SN550 budget NVMe SSD. The company has promised to be much more transparent about such matters from now on. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/wd-promises-itll-inform-buyers-the-next-time-it-hamstrings-an-existing-product">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Fri, 27 Aug 2021 07:26:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/wd-promises-itll-inform-buyers-the-next-time-it-hamstrings-an-existing-product New WD SN550 SSDs allegedly crippled to half write speeds when out of SLC cache https://www.neowin.net/news/new-wd-sn550-ssds-allegedly-crippled-to-half-write-speeds-when-out-of-slc-cache/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/08/1629793348_sn550_with_snail_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The newer variant of the SN550 Blue SSD from WD apparently writes at around half the speed - once its available SLC cache is full - as compared to what the original SN550 was capable of doing. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/new-wd-sn550-ssds-allegedly-crippled-to-half-write-speeds-when-out-of-slc-cache">Read more...</a> sen92sayan@gmail.com (Sayan Sen) Tue, 24 Aug 2021 08:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/new-wd-sn550-ssds-allegedly-crippled-to-half-write-speeds-when-out-of-slc-cache Western Digital and SanDisk announce 4TB portable SSDs https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-and-sandisk-announce-4tb-portable-ssds/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/01/1610381815_21_0107_4tb_lineup_lg_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Western Digital and its subsidiary SanDisk have announced that their lineups of portable SSDs will soon come in 4TB. The new models will be available later this quarter and start at $679. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-and-sandisk-announce-4tb-portable-ssds">Read more...</a> joao.carrasqueira@neowin.net (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 11 Jan 2021 16:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-and-sandisk-announce-4tb-portable-ssds Western Digital unveils its first PCIe 4.0 SSD, an SSD gaming dock with RGB, and more https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-unveils-its-first-pcie-40-ssd-an-ssd-gaming-dock-with-rgb-and-more/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/10/1602190280_wd_storage_ssd_(4)_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>WD announced its first PCIe Gen4-based M.2 NVMe SSD that touts twice the performance of its predecessor. It also debuted an SSD add-in-card and a Thunderbolt 3-based gaming dock with RGB. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-unveils-its-first-pcie-40-ssd-an-ssd-gaming-dock-with-rgb-and-more">Read more...</a> abhay.venkatesh@neowin.net (Abhay V) Thu, 08 Oct 2020 21:34:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-unveils-its-first-pcie-40-ssd-an-ssd-gaming-dock-with-rgb-and-more Today Only: All-Time Low Prices on MicroSDXC and HDD Storage from WD, SanDisk & more https://www.neowin.net/news/today-only-all-time-low-prices-on-microsdxc-and-hdd-storage-from-wd-sandisk--more/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/03/1583260916_0_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Amazon is having a huge sale on Western Digital and SanDisk storage devices, with some of the lowest prices we&#039;ve seen on several microSDXC cards, hard drives, NAS drives, and flash drives. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/today-only-all-time-low-prices-on-microsdxc-and-hdd-storage-from-wd-sandisk--more">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Tue, 03 Mar 2020 18:45:37 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/today-only-all-time-low-prices-on-microsdxc-and-hdd-storage-from-wd-sandisk--more Weekend Deals: Extra 17% off Dell and Alienware PCs, $125 off iPad Pro and more https://www.neowin.net/news/weekend-deals-extra-17-off-dell-and-alienware-pcs-125-off-ipad-pro-and-more/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/02/1582969902_0_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In this weekends deals, the iPad Pro 11-inch is back on sale for just $674 and the 5TB WD My Passport can be picked up for just $99.99. Also, a promo code can get you up to an extra 17% off Dell gear. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/weekend-deals-extra-17-off-dell-and-alienware-pcs-125-off-ipad-pro-and-more">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Sat, 29 Feb 2020 10:06:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/weekend-deals-extra-17-off-dell-and-alienware-pcs-125-off-ipad-pro-and-more Storage Deals: 2TB Seagate FireCuda SSHD only $60, 5TB External Hard Drives just $99 https://www.neowin.net/news/storage-deals-2tb-seagate-firecuda-sshd-only-60-5tb-external-hard-drives-just-99/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2020/02/1582224750_0_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Some HDD and SSD storage deals went live the past few days, get some 2.5-inch internal SSDs starting at $85 for 1TB and some gamer spec SHDD goodness starting at $60 for 2TB; more inside! <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/storage-deals-2tb-seagate-firecuda-sshd-only-60-5tb-external-hard-drives-just-99">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Thu, 20 Feb 2020 19:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/storage-deals-2tb-seagate-firecuda-sshd-only-60-5tb-external-hard-drives-just-99 iRobot Roomba 675 only $200, 5TB WD Elements Portable Hard Drive just $100 and more https://www.neowin.net/news/irobot-roomba-675-only-200-5tb-wd-elements-portable-hard-drive-just-100-and-more/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/12/1576699036_0_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Save 50% off on the SimpliSafe 8 Piece Wireless Home Security System, also, the 5TB WD Elements portable hard drive is $100, and the Roomba 675 is back at its Black Friday coupon price at just $200! <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/irobot-roomba-675-only-200-5tb-wd-elements-portable-hard-drive-just-100-and-more">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Wed, 18 Dec 2019 20:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/irobot-roomba-675-only-200-5tb-wd-elements-portable-hard-drive-just-100-and-more Up to 36% off Linksys Routers, 4TB WD Elements just $77.84, Dell Vostro deals end soon https://www.neowin.net/news/up-to-36-off-linksys-routers-4tb-wd-elements-just-7784-dell-vostro-deals-end-soon/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/09/1569436882_0_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The popular 4TB WD Elements external hard drive is back at its lowest price for $77.84. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is also discounted again, down to $240 with clip coupon and much more. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/up-to-36-off-linksys-routers-4tb-wd-elements-just-7784-dell-vostro-deals-end-soon">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Wed, 25 Sep 2019 18:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/up-to-36-off-linksys-routers-4tb-wd-elements-just-7784-dell-vostro-deals-end-soon Back to School Deals: Laptops from Acer, Dell, ASUS, HDDs and SSDs from WD on Sale Today https://www.neowin.net/news/back-to-school-deals-laptops-from-acer-dell-asus-hdds-and-ssds-from-wd-on-sale-today/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/08/1565889817_0_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>With today&#039;s Back to School sales, the Acer Aspire 5 is just $399, the Vostro 14 3000 is back for only $299, and the 4TB WD Elements desktop hard drive is at its lowest price at $78 and much more. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/back-to-school-deals-laptops-from-acer-dell-asus-hdds-and-ssds-from-wd-on-sale-today">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:26:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/back-to-school-deals-laptops-from-acer-dell-asus-hdds-and-ssds-from-wd-on-sale-today Report: Western Digital wins bid for Toshiba memory business https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-wins-bid-for-toshiba-memory-business/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/09/1505192656_toshiba-wd-800x377_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Western Digital has completed plans to purchase Toshiba&#039;s semiconductor business for about ¥2 trillion. The deal will create a new alliance between the companies with greater investment opportunities. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-wins-bid-for-toshiba-memory-business">Read more...</a> Joshuausen@outlook.com (Usen Joshua O. ) Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/western-digital-wins-bid-for-toshiba-memory-business Best Buy currently offering $80 off a Western Digital 4TB External USB 3.0 disk, now $119.99 https://www.neowin.net/news/best-buy-currently-offering-80-off-a-western-digital-4tb-external-usb-30-disk-now-11999/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/05/1494575000_c_jvdk5u0aioohb_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>While we missed the $99.99 deal that Best Buy was offering yesterday, the 4TB disk hasn&#039;t returned to its full pricing as of writing. It can still be picked up with an $80 discount at $119.99. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/best-buy-currently-offering-80-off-a-western-digital-4tb-external-usb-30-disk-now-11999">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Fri, 12 May 2017 08:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/best-buy-currently-offering-80-off-a-western-digital-4tb-external-usb-30-disk-now-11999 WD says it's replacing some Ultrastar hard drives after "higher than expected failure rates" https://www.neowin.net/news/wd-says-it039s-replacing-some-ultrastar-hard-drives-after-higher-than-expected-failure-rates/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/02/1486993428_western-digital_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>WD says it&#039;s working with its customers &quot;to identify and replace&quot; some of its enterprise-class HGST Ultrastar hard drives, after seeing unusually high failure rates under specific circumstances. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/wd-says-it039s-replacing-some-ultrastar-hard-drives-after-higher-than-expected-failure-rates">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:59:04 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/wd-says-it039s-replacing-some-ultrastar-hard-drives-after-higher-than-expected-failure-rates NeoBytes :) The model Formula 1 car made from 250 hard drives https://www.neowin.net/news/neobytes--the-model-formula-1-car-made-from-250-hard-drives/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/722882849neobytes-2014-00.png" alt="" /></div>A team member from Western Digital and his family members recently created a model Formula 1 RC car that was made from the parts of 250 WD hard drives. The project took 400 hours to complete. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/neobytes--the-model-formula-1-car-made-from-250-hard-drives">Read more...</a> john@mobilenations.com (John Callaham) Sun, 10 Nov 2013 06:27:05 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/neobytes--the-model-formula-1-car-made-from-250-hard-drives