From the Manufacturer| Is the information in this section helpful? Yes / No Every drive has a purpose Overview WD Black Performance Hard Drives Ideal for: Desktop PCs & Mac Performance computing Gamers and Creative Professionals (Photo/video/music editing) Form factor: Desktop 3.5-inch Hard Drive (Also available in 2.5-inch mobile) Specifications: Up to 6 TB capacity 64 MB Cache 5-year limited warranty Video Gallery Features Inspiring performance and capacity For the creators, the gamers and those that demand the best, we delivered the next generation of hard drives to enlarge your PC playground. The latest WD Black desktop hard drives offer enhanced features that maximize system performance, allowing you to spend more time doing what you love most and more space to store it all. For the gamer Game harder, faster and longer by using WD Black hard drives which feature Vibration Control Technology (VCT). VCT allows the disks inside the drive to adapt to any mounting problems or vibration conditions that are inside your case, resulting in increased data accuracy, performance and reliability over time. For the enthusiast WD Black is also equipped with StableTrac Technology which confidently stabilizes the platters inside, resulting in more accurate tracking in a particular sector during read and write operations and delivers increased performance. (2 TB models and above). For the creative pro Underlying its athletic stance of performance and capacity, WD Black features a new High Resolution Controller (HRC) with an improved architectural design, resulting in increased data precision across the hard drive. This translates to superior responsiveness evolving your high definition world to the next level. Best in class warranty Compared to standard hard drives such as WD BlueTM, our WD Black hard drives pass more strenuous and aggressive internal testing over a longer period of time which is why the WD Black drive is backed by an industry leading 5-year warranty. What it holds WD offers capacities of up to 6 TB per hard drive, which allows you to hold up to 1,200,000 photos, 461 hours of video or 1,5000,000 songs.* *Examples of the number of photos, songs, videos and any other files that can be stored on a hard drive are provided for illustrative purposes only. Your results will vary based on file size and format, settings, features, software and other factors. As used for storage capacity, one megabyte (MB) = one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, and one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. As used for buffer or cache, one megabyte (MB) = 1,048,576 bytes. As used for transfer rate or interface, megabyte per second (MB/s) = one million bytes per second, megabit per second (Mb/s) = one million bits per second, and gigabit per second (Gb/s) = one billion bits per second. Compare Desktop Hard Drives This Product WD Blue WD Black Description Solid performance and reliability for everyday computing. Maximum performance for power computing. Limited Warranty 2-year 5-year Highest available capacity 6 TB 6 TB For Personal Computing Yes Yes SATA 6 Gb/s Yes Yes 3.5-inch form factor Yes Yes Up to 128 MB Cache No Yes Optimized for graphics, photo & video editing No Yes Designed for PC Gaming No Yes General Information Our all new next-generation WD Black drives deliver improved performance that heightens the experience of your PC playground. These performance drives offer enhanced features over the previous generation to maximize system performance, allowing you to have more fun creating while spending less time waiting. Technical Information Storage Capacity: 2 TB Platform Supported: PC Platform Supported: Mac Features: Advanced Format Features: StableTrac Features: NoTouch Ramp Load Features: S.M.A.R.T Drive Performance Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 6144 MB/s (48 Gbit/s) Spindle Speed (rpm): 7200 Buffer: 64 MB Interfaces/Ports Drive Interface: SATA Drive Interface Standard: SATA/600 Physical Characteristics Drive Type: Internal Form Factor: 3.5″ Height: 1″ Width: 4″ Depth: 5.8″ Weight (Approximate): 1.65 lb Miscellaneous System Requirements: Operating System(s): Windows 7 Windows 8 Mac OS Environmentally Friendly: Yes Environmental Certification: WEEE Environmental Certification: RoHS Device Supported: Desktop PC Warranty Limited Warranty: 5 Year Product images may differ from actual product appearance.