WD Scorpio 320GB 2.5″ SATA Drives now in India

WD Scorpio 320GB 2.5-inch SATA Drive In early November, we reported that Western Digital’s Scorpio 320GB 2.5” SATA drives had begun shipping worldwide. Now, these very drives for notebook computers and portable storage devices will soon be available in India.

The WD Scorpio 320GB hard drive delivers high performance with a transfer rate of 3GB/sec. They have thus been designed for use in notebooks for OEMs who wish to offer the highest storage capacities.

Mr. Sharad Srivastava, Director Sales (India & South Asia), Western Digital, “In today’s market, new notebook systems are increasingly targeting heavy duty applications in the office and home. As system manufacturers improve performance and add data hungry features, high-capacity hard drives become a key ingredient that allows users to fully benefit from the latest computing technologies.”

Notable features of the WD Scorpio 320GB 2.5-inch SATA Drives:

  • WhisperDrive- WD’s exclusive WhisperDrive technology combines state-of-the-art seeking algorithms to yield the WD Scorpio 320 GB as one of the quietest 5400 RPM, 2.5-inch drives available.
  • ShockGuard – Leading-edge ShockGuard technology combines firmware and hardware advancements to protect the drive mechanics and platter surface to meet the highest combined shock tolerance specifications required for mobile and notebook applications.
  • IntelliSeek – Another unique WD Scorpio 320 GB feature is its IntelliSeek technology, which calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.
  • The WD Scorpio 320GB SATA Drive is available via WD’s distributors including Champion Computers, Inspan Infotech, Jupiter
    International, Compuage Infocom, Lalani Infotech and Venktron Digital in India for an estimated price of Rs.10,500.