Western Digital has launched the WD Black SN850X NVMe SSD, expanding the storage supplier’s list of solid state drives meant for gaming PCs. The high-end, super fast SSD is now shipping in India, and can be availed by users seeking high-end performance.
The WD Black SN850X SSD is a PCIe Gen4 SSD and boasts of read speeds of up to 7300 MB/S, considered to be unmatched so far. This one sits above the previous WD Black SN770 NVMe SSD that claimed 5150 MB/s read speeds with up to 2TB storage.
WD Black SN850X Specifications And Features
Western Digital boasts a sequential write speed of 6300 MB/s and has a 600 TBW endurance rating. The SSD is compatible with a M.2 port capable of taking M.2 2280 form factor, and comes with a 5 year warranty.
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The solid state drive promises an unmatched gaming performance, delivering quick load times, richer visuals and uncompromising thermal performance. Western Digital claims lower latency, predictive loading, and adaptive thermal management.
The SSD features a new Game Mode 2.0 that enhances the PC’s performance while gaming. The mode is available in a downloadable WD Black dashboard. The mode has features like load prediction which keeps the game assets ready for quick in-game load times.
It’s not an SSD for gaming PCs without RGB lights, and it does come with adequate RGB lighting to match any gaming rig. It also has an optional heatsink (available in the 1TB and 2TB variants), which will help in maintaining the thermals delivering top performance. The heatsink models are also officially licensed for the Sony PlayStation 5.
WD Black SN850X Price And Availability
Western Digital offers the WD Black SN850X NVMe SSD in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB storage capacities. The 1TB variant is priced at Rs 13,119, while the 2TB model is priced at ₹25,109. The storage drives will be available for purchase at Western Digital stores, online stores, resellers, etc.