Fast for most jobs
Will you need something super-fast for daily computing needs? Not really. The WD Blue SSD proves that even a mass-market SSD can do wonders for any computer. Our test bench felt fast and nimble when the WD Blue SSD was installed in it. Everyone should be going SSD today – what is keeping you?
The price of storage has gown down so much over the past few years. This is reflected with the WD Blue. After averaging the price, it is only about RM 1 per gigabyte of storage – yes, this SSD is a one terabyte (1TB) model, so you can dump everything into it and it will run your programs and files without any lag whatsover.
WD is famous for their storage solution, and this WD Blue SSD drive is no different. Thanks to its fast speed and superior build quality – it is a very reliable option to have in your computer without spending a bucketload on limited sized fast storage options.
1 – SATA3 connection means that the drive is fast for any applications
2 – The Blue branding from WD means that this is the reliable of the lot
Price: US$ 299
Dimensions: 7 x 100.5 x 69.85 mm
Interface: SATA III 6Gb/s
Features: SATA III 6 Gb/s compliant: backwards compatible to SATA II & SATA I; ATA-8/ACS-2 standard; NCQ support up to queue depth of 32; TRIM command support; S.M.A.R.T. feature supported
Crystaldisk – Read: 555.88 MB/s
Write: 521.77 MB/s
Value – 8
Performance – 9
Feature – 8
Design – 8
Usability – 8
Total – 8.2
Verdict: A SSD for everyone
Byline: Sharil Abdul Rahman