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Western Digital Black2 Dual Drive 120GB SSD and 1TB HDD in a single 2.5″ package

Posted November 26, 2013 by RyanR in Other


IRVINE, Calif. on Nov. 25, 2013:

Western Digital announced the release of the WD Black2 Dual Drive , a unique storage innovation that fuses a 2.5-inch 120 GB solid state drive (SSD) with a 1 TB hard disk drive (HDD) to offer a powerful dual drive solution. Perfect for consumers and service providers looking to upgrade notebooks, small form factor desktops, and single-slot and all-in-one (AIO) systems with both SSD level performance and HDD capacity, the WD Black2 dual drive connects through a single cable and fits into a conventional 9.5 mm slot. This unit comes with a MSRP of $299.00 USD. And will be available at wdstore.com and through etailers such as newegg.com .These units are also covered by a five-year limited warranty.



Interface SATA 6 Gb/s

Performance Specifications
Load/unload Cycles 600,000 minimum
Transfer Rates
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA) 6 Gb/s (Max)

Physical Specifications
Capacity 120 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD
Form Factor 2.5 Inch

Performance Specifications (SSD)
Target Performance
Internal transfer rate (read, max) 350 MB/s

Physical Dimensions
Height 0.374 Inches
Depth 3.95 Inches
Width 2.75 Inches
Weight 0.28 Pounds
Height 9.5 mm
Depth 100.3 mm
Width 69.85 mm
Weight 0.125 kg

Environmental Specifications
Operating Shock (Read) 30G, 2 ms
Non-operating Shock 350G, 2 ms
Idle Mode 20 dBA (average)
Seek Mode 0 21 dBA (average)
Temperature (English)
Operating 32° F to 140° F
Non-operating -40° F to 158° F
Temperature (Metric)
Operating -0° C to 60° C
Non-operating -40° C to 70° C

Electrical Specifications
Current Requirements
Power Dissipation
Read/Write 1.80 Watts
Idle 0.90 Watts
Standby 0.90 Watts
Sleep 0.90 Watts


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