Western Digital announces 4x speed improvement of their SSD
Western Digital Corp. is capable of delivering up to four times the speed of SATA SSDs with the new WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD. The newest member of the award-winning WD Blue portfolio, as well as another performance-focused NVMe SSD, the new drive is purpose-built for content creators and PC users, allowing them to boot faster and work smarter.
According to Forward Insights, NVMe is forecast to account for more than 75 percent of the storage shipped in the PC segment by 2021. Leveraging the proven reliability of Western Digital’s NVMe product portfolio, the WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD is built to address these four core demands, transforming them from pain points to creative productivity.
“The NVMe-first approach introduces higher speeds and better performance which translates to lesser time waiting on data. The WD Blue SN550 is a great option for customers looking for NVMe solutions. Catering to our customers’ varying needs, Western Digital delivers a full portfolio of NVMe and SATA SSDs, as well as high-capacity hard drives, providing the flexibility creators need today,” said Khwaja Saifuddin, Senior Sales Director, the Middle East at Western Digital.
WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD Specs and Availability
Available in capacities from 250GB to 1TB in an affordable M.2 2280 form factor
Over 4X read speeds of our SATA SSDs at up to 2,400 MB/s
5-year limited warranty
Along with the WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD, Western Digital’s NVMe portfolio also includes its award-winning WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD, with an optional custom heatsink for the ultimate in a high-performance gaming experience.