Western Digital announces the availability of the WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD and SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD in Malaysia. Both the solutions are the first client solid state drives built with the 64-layer 3D NAND technology. The new SSDs will deliver lower power consumption and higher performance, endurance and capacities.
Targeting DIY enthusiasts, resellers and system builders, the WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSDs boast an industry-leading 1.75M hours MTTF (Mean Time to Failure). It also come wit the quality backing of WD Functional Integrity Testing Lab (F.I.T. Lab) certification.
The SanDisk Ultra 3D SSDs are intended for gaming and creative enthusiasts who want to improve their PCs. The product delivers enhanced endurance and reliability, no-wait boot-up, shorter application load times, and quicker data transfer.
After the acquisition of Sandisk, WD has continued to push products under the Sandisk brand. Although spec by spec both Sandisk and WD SSDs are exactly the same, manufactured in the same production line; WD continues to target consumers who were loyal to the brand.
“Whether it’s for gaming, photo and video editing, or other high-end computing applications, consumers today expect their PCs and laptops to deliver superior performance with higher endurance but with less power used,” said Margaret Koh, Sales Director, Asia South, Western Digital Corporation. “The 64-layer 3D NAND-based SSDs are designed to meet those demands and these new SSDs, offered by our two strong brands, SanDisk and WD, will appeal to a very broad footprint of tech-savvy consumers who are seeking the benefits of today’s newest technologies.”
The WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSDs are available in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities in both a traditional 2.5-inch/7mm cased drive as well as a single-sided M.2 2280 form factor. The SanDisk Ultra 3D SSDs are available in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities in a traditional 2.5-inch/7mm cased drive form factor.
Both products feature a three-year limited warranty. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starts at:
- WD Blue 3D NAND SATA SSD and SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD 2.5-inch/7mm version
- RM 620 for 250GB
- RM 1,100 for 500GB
- RM 2,000 for 1TB
- RM 3,800 for 2TB
- WD Blue M.2 2280 version
- RM 640 for 250GB
- RM1,150 for 500GB
- RM 2,100 for 1TB
- RM 3,950 for 2TB for the