WD Black hard drives are designed for desktop PC and power users who demand performance. Upgrade your old hard drive to a higher capacity and reliability, WD Black drive that includes a 5-year limited warranty.
For Creatives & Enthusiasts
Whether you're a photographer, video editor, digital artist, or want to build your own system, look no further than WD Black drives as your go-to solution. WD Black drives deliver inspiring performance for storing large multimedia files of photos, videos and applications.
Tuned for performance and perfect for gaming, WD Black drives offer large capacities to store your expanding gaming library. Plan for the future of your gaming PC with enough capacity for extra downloadable game content and combine with an SSD for maximum PC performance.
Every WD Black drive is backed by an industry leading 5-year limited warranty. Compared to standard hard drives such as WD Blue, WD Black hard drives pass more strenuous and aggressive internal testing over a longer period of time.
Inspiring performance and capacity - WD Black™ performance storage is designed to enhance your PC experience across heavier computing tasks whether you are a digital artist, video editor, photographer, or gamer. Available with an impressive 128 MB of DRAM cache on higher capacity models, the WD Black drive is optimized for drive performance so you can spend more time experiencing the things you love most. Enhance your PC's performance even further when you combine a WD Black drive with an SSD for a dual drive configuration, allowing you to benefit from the additional caching of your operating system onto the SSD for increased performance. All together, the WD Black drive gives you the hard drive performance, capacity and an industry leading 5-year limited warranty for an inspiring three-in-one storage solution.
For Creative Professionals - When it comes to storing your creativity and entire digital portfolio, look no further than WD Black™ performance storage for your best solution. Use the WD Black drive for storing your large multimedia files of photos, videos, games or applications and programs because with a WD Black drive, you get the best combination of speed, capacity and large cache sizes.
For Gamers - The WD Black™ drive is the perfect storage solution for your gaming machine as it offers large capacities to store your game's downloadable content (DLC), large cache sizes, and is the perfect complement for maximum system performance when combined with an SSD. The WD Black drive also includes StableTrac™ Technology (2 TB and larger models) for more accurate data tracking and help to reduce any impact due to vibrations from additional gaming hardware. The WD Black drive also offers a 5-year limited warranty to match or beat your other gaming hardware warranties.
Increased Reliability - The WD Black™ drive is equipped with StableTrac Technology (2 TB and larger models). This secures the motor shaft inside of the hard drive to increase reliability and help reduce impact due to system-induced vibrations from other components. By stabilizing the platters inside, the WD Black drive results in more accurate tracking in a particular sector during read and write operations, optimizing performance and reliability.
Increased DRAM cache - The WD Black™ drive delivers high-speed transfers and read rates of your files with impressive cache sizes of up to 128 MB of DRAM on our high capacity models. WD's Dynamic Cache Technology improves caching algorithms in real time to allocate and optimize cache between reads and writes. This movement of cache for read data helps to reduce congestion and increase overall performance.
Efficient dual processing - When it comes to processing power, more is better for loading games or large multimedia files. The WD Black™ drive features a dual-core processor that offers twice the processing capability as a single-core processor to maximize drive performance for faster read and write speeds.
Industry-leading 5-year limited warranty - Compared to standard hard drives such as WD Blue™, our WD Black hard drives pass more strenuous and aggressive internal testing over a longer period of time which is why the WD Black drive is backed by an industry leading 5-year limited warranty. Our success combined with innovation, refinement and our passion for storage instills confidence in our consumers.