Western Digital silently adds 8TB version of WD Black SN850X SSD
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Peaks at up to 7200MB/s

Western Digital has rather silently added an 8GB version of its WD Black SN850X SSD, which now sells in both standard and heatsink options for $849 and $899, respectively.

Western Digital spins off flash memory business
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Japan's Kioxia talks stalled

Western Digital is to spin off its flash memory business after talks of merging the unit with Japan's Kioxia stalled. 

Western Digital and Kioxia Holdings merger abandoned
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SK Hynix did not want it to happen

Negotiations to merge Western Digital's semiconductor memory business and Japan's Kioxia Holdings have been abandoned.

Western Digital unveils new WD_BLACK SN770M NVMe SSD
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One to have for those new gaming handhelds

Western Digital has unveiled its new WD_BLACK SN770M NVMe SSD, an M.2 2230 form-factor SSD aimed at new handheld consoles like the Valve Steam deck, ASUS ROG Ally, and others.

Western Digital sued over defective drives
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Didn’t live up to the marketing

Western Digital has been sued by a California resident who claims the solid state drive he bought from the manufacturer was defective and that the storage slinger shipped kit that didn't live up to its marketing promises.

Kioxia and Western Digital announce 218-layer 3D NAND
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1Tb TLC and QLC flash chips

Kioxia Corporation and Western Digital Corp., have both announced today details of their newest 3D flash memory technology, the 218-layer 3D NAND with 1Tb TLC and QLC chips.

HD’s might not be SSD’s more reliable cousin
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Some are more reliable than others

While most of the world only uses HDs for long term data storage tasks, some of them might not be fit for the purpose.

Western Digital releases 44TB hard-drive
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Thursday, 16 February 2023 10:13

Western Digital releases 44TB hard-drive

Cost more than my PC

Western Digital has released a new model in its My Book Duo series of external hard drives that tops out at 44TB.

Western Digital brings out dual actuator hard disk drives
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20TB HDDs using less power

Western Digital has released its first dual actuator hard disk drive (HDD).

Disk drives to hit 30TB by end of next year
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Platter maker thinks it can hit its target

The company which makes HD platters said that it expects to "realise near-line HDD having storage capacity of more than 30TB" by the end of 2023.