WD Extends Performance Desktop Drive Capacity To 6 TB

Irvine-based hard drive maker WD is extending the capacity of its performance desktop hard drives to 6TB, the company announced today. WD said its 3.5 inch, 7200 RPM WD Black hard drives now support up to 6TB, and are aimed at high performance customers like gamers and professionals. The SATA hard drives were most recently only available at up to 4TB in capacity. The new hard rives start at $264.00 for the 5TB model, and $294.00 for the 6TB model.