WD SHIPS 750 GB DESKTOP HARD DRIVES INCORPORATING NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR COOL, FAST, RELIABLE PERFORMANCE
New WD Caviar Hard Drive Implements Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) Technology
LAKE FOREST, Calif. - June 4, 2007 -Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today announced it is shipping in volume high-capacity 750 GB Serial ATA (SATA) WD Caviar® SE16 desktop-class hard drives. Ideal for data-intensive applications, high-performance computing and multimedia systems, the WD Caviar SE16 750 GB drives deliver high performance with 3 Gb/s transfer rate, 16 MB cache and Native Command Queuing (NCQ).
"WD knows that there is nothing more important than our customers' data," said Don Bennett, WD vice president and general manager of desktop storage. "Uniquely, our new desktop hard drive brings together SecurePark for better shock characteristics, StableTrac for better vibration performance, and IntelliSeek to reduce power consumption. These proven features will further WD's lead as the most reliable desktop products."