WD_Black SSDs Provide Gamers With Power and Performance

Western Digital® and its latest WD_BLACK™ series of SSDs are all about giving gamers the power and performance they need to play at their best while looking incredible doing so. Whether you need an internal drive with a powerful PCIe® Gen4 SSD with lightning-fast read speeds of 7,300 MB/s* or want power, storage, and the beauty of RGB on the go, WD_BLACK has you covered.

To help get you exactly what you need, we are here to break down the three stars of the WD_BLACK lineup – the WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe™ SSD, the WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD, and the WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD – and tell you why every gamer needs one or more of these in their repertoire.

The WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD Is the Solution for Gamers on the Go

If you need fast and powerful storage on the go that will turn heads with its gorgeous RGB lighting, look no further than the WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD. This sleek and compact device is a reliable way to store games, videos, TV shows, music, important documents, and so much more. Furthermore, the downloadable WD_BLACK dashboard puts the power of RGB in your hands and gives Windows® users a personalized experience every time they game.

The WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD has a USB 3.2 Gen2x2 interface and boasts read speeds of up to 2,000MB/s*, meaning you won’t be lacking in performance wherever and whenever you want to game. It’s also built to be durable, with a shock-resistant structure that can even survive a drop of up to two meters.

The WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD is available in 500GB** ($119.99), 1TB** ($179.99), or 2TB** ($329.99) models.

The WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD Is For Hardcore PC and/or PS5™ Gamers

Hardcore gamers looking for unparalleled performance are in for a treat when they get their eyes on the WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD, as it boasts a powerful internal PCIe Gen4 SSD and provides unbelievable read speeds of up to 7,300 MB/s* Not only does it have minimized latency, but Windows users will also be able to take advantage of the WD_BLACK Dashboard and its new Game Mode 2.0 (Windows only) that unlocks PC performance-boosting features for those who play, stream, record or do all three.

If high-power gaming is the norm for you, an optional heatsink will let you game at the highest settings without compromise and without the worry of overheating your rig. As an added bonus, it also includes RGB lighting for that extra touch of style. Oh, and if you have a PS5™, you can install the heatsink models to improve the speed and storage capabilities of Sony®’s next-gen system.

Designed with a user-friendly, slim, and sleek M.2 2280 form factor that will easily slide into your rig, the WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD model will take your gaming to even higher heights.

The WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD comes in six models: 500GB** without heatsink ($109.99), 500GB** with heatsink ($169.99), 1TB** without heatsink ($179.99), 1TB** with heatsink ($219.99), 2TB** without heatsink ($349.99), and 2TB** with heatsink ($449.99).

The WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD Is Built For Those Who Live and Game in the World of Xbox® and PlayStation®

Gaming on consoles is a wonderful thing, but the limited storage space and lower hard drive speeds of the base models can be one of the biggest frustrations for those who love to play a wide variety of titles. With the WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD, those worries can be but a thing of the past.

With up to 2TB** of storage, the WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD offers players ease of mind, knowing that they will rarely, if ever, run into the dreaded message that there isn’t enough storage to download one of the newest games. No more deleting games to make room for others; you will be able to keep the titles you love backed up in one place and have space for your new favorites.

The drive can reach optimized speeds up to 900MB/s2*, which helps with load times and gets you right into the action faster. The WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD is designed specifically to work with PS5™, PS4™, Xbox Series X/S™, and Xbox One™, and its sleek and striking design will stand proudly next to any console in your collection. Western Digital also provides a 3-year limited warranty, ensuring no problem will stop you from gaming for a long time.

The WD_BLACK D30 Game Drive SSD is available in 500GB** ($79.99), 1TB** ($124.99), and 2TB** ($199.99) models.

Whether you want one of these for yourself or are looking to surprise a loved one for the holidays, these powerful and stylish WD_BLACK SSDs are worth every dollar spent. In today’s day and age, there is no need to compromise when you want to experience the best the gaming and PC world has to offer.

* Based on reading speed, unless otherwise stated. 1 MB/s = 1 million bytes per second. Based on internal testing; performance may vary depending on host device, usage conditions, drive capacity, and other factors.

**1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual user capacity may be less depending on the operating environment.

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