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June 05, 2013

Western Digital outs 5mm ultra-thin HDD

Western Digital’s booth here at the Computex primarily showcased their latest ultra-slim HDD primarily made for ultrabooks. The WD 500GB HDD is now just 5mm thin and will be used by upcoming ultrabooks from various brands.

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April 11, 2012

Western Digital outs 500GB, 7mm HDD for ultrabooks

Finally, Western Digital has their own 7mm thin hard disk drives that sits perfectly well with the current crop of ultrabooks. It’s not as fast as the SSDs but you get the benefits of really large and inexpensive storage — like 500GB.

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December 11, 2011

HDD shortage and price hikes to last ’til March 2012

Last month, I noticed that prices of hard disk drives have considerably gone up in stores. This was due to the shortage of units coming in from flooded Thailand where most of the components come from.

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June 20, 2011

The WD 500GB MyPassport Elite Winner

So we asked people to use the new YugaTech logo and pair it with the Western Digital logo to make a simple t-shirt design and we got a lot of really nice entries. But, as promised, we pick one in random. And we got a winner…

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March 08, 2011

Western Digital buys Hitachi Storage for $4.3B

Storage company Western Digital has just entered into an agreement to buy competing company Hitachi Global Storage Technologies for $4.3 billion in cash and stocks.

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