Modern-day gaming titles, with DLCs (downloadable content) which measure gigabytes together, 4K textures, and open-world storyline will obviously drain the storage on our systems. As a solution for this, Western Digital (WD) has launched a range of ‘Black’ external hard disks that offer up to 12TB of storage.
WD Black P50 Game Drive SSD
The WD range starts with the P50 Game Drive SSD series. This aluminum drive delivers up to 20Gbps Superspeed USB over Type-C to transfer speeds for up to 1,980Mbps.
The base variant 500GB model costs $180 (approx. ₹12,859.11) while the middle tier 1TB model costs $250 (approx. ₹17,859.88), and a $500 (approx. ₹35,719.75) worth 2TB variant. The P50 SSD comes with a five-year warranty.
WD Black P10 Game Drive
The WD Black P10 Game Drive offers transfer speeds of up to 140Mbps and supports Superspeed USB 5Gbps connectivity. The range starts from $90 (approx. ₹6,429.55) for the 2TB variant and $150 (approx. ₹10,715.92) for the higher end 5TB variant. There’s also a P10 Game Drive Xbox One edition which comes in 3TB and 5TB models and offers a two-month free subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
WD Black D10 Game Drive for Xbox One
The WD Black D10 Game Drive Xbox One edition, weighing almost 1kg, offers up to 12TB of built-in storage, making it competent of storing approximately 300 games. It assists to transfer data at 250Mbps, an active cooling system and an external power supply of 7.5W for compatible devices. It is slated to arrive on September 2019. Users also get a three-month free subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate!
The 8TB model retails at $200 (about ₹14,276.50) while the higher end 12TB variant costs $300 (about ₹21,431.85 ).