Everyone wants their computer to run fast. Mostly, people looking for good processors, RAMs and graphics card. But building a good PC and getting the most of it is not only limited to these few things. Hard drives make a good difference in terms of speed. Especially in Boot time, starting an application or game and also for copying files. You will see a huge difference between SSD and HDD. Western Digital(WD) is a leading HDD making company. In markets, there are several colored WD hard drives available. We all focus on spacing available in hard disks like 1TB, 2TB etc. But all colors are not for everyone. Read through this article to know the difference between Blue, Green, Black, Purple, Red, Gold Western Digital hard drives.
It is available on Amazon around Rs 3200/
Same as blue but lacks a bit of performance. Price (check here) is also the same as blue. It’s read and write both
For 1TB variation, it is available at Amazon around Rs 6000/-. All WD Black version comes with a standard 7200 RPM and 5-year warranty. WD black has 128 MB cache memory, which is way more than blue drives 64MB cache. It is the best performance hard disk. If you are using heavy software for photo editing, video rendering or playing heavy games then WD black is best for you. For you tuber, this hard disk is a good choice. Sometimes streamers complain that even though they have i5, i7 processors but video rendering is not fast enough. That makes sense because rendering speed not only depends on processor or RAM,
This drive is built for surveillance purpose. This can be used in CCTV because this drive has
This drive is optimized for NAS (Network Attached Storage) systems. It is used for network systems, like when using online servers to store data in a big amount and share it worldwide. Usually, big companies uses these drives to store user data in a large server and share it with millions of people. As you can see, write option is strong in purple drive and this red one is strong in read option. This variation also offers 500GB to up to 10TB storage options. It is available at Amazon approximately Rs 5000. WD red comes in two versions – PRO and Standards. 6TB Pro version has a cache memory of 128mb.
It is the most expensive drive among all other WD drives. You can get it from Amazon approximately Rs 8500/-. It is made for data-center specific applications such as the banking system. In this industry read and write both operation needs to be quick in hard disks. Gold version is built for running 365 days with high-speed read-write process capability. WD Gold can easily handle 550 TB of data per year and 2 million hours’ time before failures. Same as WD black, this also comes with