WD Black SSDs: Next Gen M.2 Storage for Your Extreme PC Builds
With sequential read speeds up to 2,050MB/s, this WD 256GB Black PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe SSD unlocks a new level of performance for high-performance PC users way beyond SATA III storage!
Unleashed Performance For Next Level Computing
WD Black PCIe SSDs are equipped with sequential read speeds up to 2050MB/s: at least 3.5x faster than any standard SATA III SSD!
Thermal & Power Management
Comprehensive thermal throttling and power management algorithms help prevent overheating and maintain high performance.
WD Black M.2 PCIe SSDs are available in an 2280 form factor, perfect for building high-end gaming systems or high-performance Tower desktops and laptops with support for an M-type connector.
The WD Advantage
WD puts their products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (FIT) prior to any product launch. This testing ensures our products consistently meet the highest quality and reliability standards of the WD brand.
WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles as well as software and utilities. Our customer support lines have long operational hours to ensure you get the help you need when you need it. Our toll-free customer support lines are here to help, or you can access our WD Support site for additional details.
M.2's Slot Design Size Is Ideal for Desktop & SFF PCs
With a thin, single-sided M.2 design, the WD Black PCIe SSD is perfect for tower desktop chassis as well as small form-factor, high-performance PCs.
WD SSD Dashboard & Acronis® True Image™ WD Edition Downloads
Monitor your drive's health with the free, downloadable WD SSD Dashboard App. Setup and Clone Drives* with Acronis® True Image™ (WD Edition) software.
Download the Free Acronis True Image WD Edition Software
* NOTE: You need at least one WD Drive attached in your system to be able to install and run True Image™.
Leading Edge Reliability
With a long 1.75 Million hour Mean Time To Failure (MTTF) and several leading error-correction technologies, you get world class long lasting reliability.
5 Year Limited Warranty w/ WD F.I.T. Lab Certification
WD Black PCIe SSDs are certified by WD F.I.T. Lab for compatibility with a wide range of high-performance PC configurations and come with a 5-year limited warranty.
|Type||Western Digital Black Series M.2 PCIe x4 NVMe SSD|
|Sequential Bandwidth||Reads: up to 2,050MB/s
Writes: up to 700MB/s
(4K, Q=32, T=4)
|Reads: up to 170,000 IOPS
Writes: up to 130,000 IOPS
|Interface||M.2 PCIe x4 NVMe SSD|
|Form Factor||2280 (80mm) M.2 Industry Standard Form Factor|
|MTBF||1.75 Million Hours|
|TBW||Total Bytes Written: 80TB|
|Temperature||Operating: 0 ~ 70° C
Non-Operating: -55 ~ 85° C
|Shock||Operating & Standby: 1500G @ 0.5ms (Half Sine)|
|Vibration||Operating: 5.0gRMS, 10 ~ 2,000Hz on 3 Axes
Storage: 4.9gRMS, 7 ~ 800Hz
|Compliance||BSMI, FCC, KC, TUV, UL, VCCI|
|Power Consumption||Low Power Mode (PS4): 5.5mw
Average Active: 135mW
(all above at 3.3Vdc)
|Dimensions (LxWxH)||80.0 x 22.0 x 2.23mm|