Western Digital on Monday launched the WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD (Solid-State Drive) in India. SSDs are aimed at content creators, according to the company. The WD Blue SN570 offers read speeds of up to 3.5GBps on the high-end storage model, which the company says is five times the speed of SATA SSDs. Western Digital also has inbuilt support for its SSD dashboard, allowing owners to monitor drive health, location, temperature and more aspects while using the drive on their computer.
Western Digital WD Blue SN570 price in India, availability
The WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD is available in three storage options- 250GB, 521GB and 1TB. Whereas 250GB Model Listed on Amazon. 3,799, the 512GB variant Listed on e-commerce platform. 5,099. at the time of writing, 1TB model was listed as “currently unavailable” and Western Digital has not yet provided any pricing details for its top-of-the-line offering.
The new WD Blue SN570 will also be available through select retailers, and the drive will be covered by a five-year warranty, according to the company.
Western Digital WD Blue SN570 Specifications
According to Western Digital, the new WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD is built to consume less power, while providing read speeds of up to 3,500MBps. These speeds are supported on the 500GB and 1TB models, which the company claims is up to five times faster than its best SATA SSD drives. Unlike regular hard drives and SSDs, the WD Blue SN570 is an M.2 SSD and is attached directly to the motherboard.
According to Western Digital, the WD Blue SN570 is compatible with PCIe Gen3 compatible motherboards and can be used when building PCs for content creation. The company also has inbuilt support for its SSD dashboard tool that users can download to monitor their drive details, such as available space, temperature, drive health and other metrics. Customers will also get a one-month subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud with each new purchase of the WD Blue SN570, according to the company.