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Western Digital 4TB Hard Drive Gives You More Storage Than You Ever Thought You Needed

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Written by Shane McGlaun | November 21, 2012

Western Digital has announced a new high-capacity hard drive that slots into its existing Black series lineup. The hard drive should offer more than enough capacity for all ofyour torrented episodes of Doctor Who and your cat memes. The new WD4001FAEX hard drive has a whopping 4TB of storage capacity.

The drive is a 3.5-inch form factor and spins at a speedy 7200 RPM, and is designed for desktop computers. It has a 64 MB cache and uses the SATA 6Gb/s interface.

Western Digital also fits the drive with a bunch of technology to help reduce power consumption and extend its usable life. It offers dual processors for twice the processing power, dual actuator technology, and NoTouch ramp technology to extend the life of the drive. Western Digital also covers the drive with a five-year limited warranty.

The drives are shipping immediately and should be available shortly from various retailers for $339 (USD).