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Western Digital has just released three new entry-level NVMe M.2 SSDs. The WD Green SN350 line-up is extremely budget-friendly and consists of 240 GB, 480 GB, and 960 GB drives. Starting at only $43.99 for the 240 GB, $54.99 for the 480 GB, and $99.99 for the 960 GB drive. These prices are low enough, this just might be the end of the line for standard SATA drives.
Price isn’t the only deciding factor, of course, performance is equally important. Utilizing up to 4 lanes of PCIe Gen 3, these NVMe drives are capable of up to 2400 MB/s sequential reads and 1900 MB/s sequential writes for the 960 GB drive. You can expect slightly lower numbers with the smaller drives, as is generally the case. Additionally, Western Digital provides a three-year warranty with all SN350 drives as well as the WD SSD Dashboard utility software.
Below are a few key points about the new WD Green SN350 drives taken from the Western Digital website along with a specifications chart.
WD Green™ SN350 NVMe™ SSD
Keep Your Computer, Improve Its Performance
The WD Green™ SN350 NVMe™ SSD can revitalize your old computer for daily use. Whether you’re in class, shopping, chatting or surfing, this drive can work up to four times faster2 than SATA drives. Because they have no moving parts, SSDs offer a shock-resistant design to help protect your important data against accidental bumps and drops. The slim M.2 2280 form factor allows for a quick and easy upgrade for any computer with an NVMe slot. Plus, with the downloadable Western Digital® SSD Dashboard you can also monitor the health of your drive for added peace of mind.
NVMe™ Power is Now Within ReachExperience fast performance with cost-effective NVMe™ technology that outperforms traditional SATA drives.Help Protect Your Data
Because there are no moving parts, solid-state drives help to protect your data against day-to-day bumps or dropsA Quick Upgrade
Upgrading your system is simple with the slim M.2 2280 form factor. All you need is an NVMe™ slot and about 10 minutes.Monitor Your Drive’s Health
The Western Digital® SSD Dashboard is free, downloadable software that monitors current performance, space availability, temperature and more to help ensure peak performance.More Room for What’s Important
The WD Green™ SN350 NVMe™ SSD offers several choices of capacities up to 960GB1 – that’s nearly a terabyte of speedy NVMe storage.
Be Confident in Your Choice
Western Digital is a name you can trust. With a 3-year limited warranty, you can rest assured in your choice of a WD Green™ SN350 NVMe™ SSD.