Western Digital Black 2 Dual Drive Windows Vista 32-BIT

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Western Digital Black 2 Dual Drive Driver

The WD Black2 is a dual hybrid drive solution from Western Digital with a GB SSD coupled with a 1TB traditional rotating media on a single. The Good The WD Black 2 Dual Drive offers fast SSD-based performance while providing TB of total storage space. The drive can be used. Win10 does not support Western Digital Black2 Dual Drive! - Yesterday, after making win7 rescue CD and doing full backup to external 5tb.

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Western Digital Black 2 Dual Drive Driver

These drives mix a hard drive with somewhere between 4GB and 8GB usually of solid state storage and some clever algorithms. Software built into the drive analyzes the data you access the most and moves it to the low-latency SSD part of the drive — as a result, your most frequently accessed programs can often get a huge boost to start.

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Boot times can also be improved. Similarly, some notebook manufacturers have taken to adding very small 16GB or 32GB mSATA flash storage drives to their notebooks along with a normal drive. Like SSHDs, however, these small drives are useful for caching and little else.

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This week, Western Digital introduced a unique new drive that purports to deal with some of these issues. Inside its compact stature, however, lies two separate physical drives: The drive itself features an attractive black and gold design, with part of the circuit board showing through and also tinted black. On the underneath side of Western Digital Black 2 Dual Drive Black2 we find what looks more like a traditional hard drive with a small PCB attached to the housing featuring a pair of GB platters.

We found the SSD portion of the drive after removing its top layer, which is secured using four small screws and plenty of double-sided tape. The controller choice is interesting as JMicron doesn't have the best reputation.

Although it's been a while since we tested an SSD using one of the company's controllers and we don't have any experience with this specific part, all previous JMicron controllers have been lackluster. Since the Black2 is designed primarily for laptops with one 2. The company also threw in what looks like a USB thumb drive, but it's not a storage device at all.

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In all, the WD Black 2 Dual Drive is an affordable dual-drive solution with ample space for both laptops and desktops, and is an excellent choice as a replacement drive. For more options on great internal drives, check out those on this list.

The drive measures 2. This means the drive will work with any standard laptop or desktop, but not ultrabooks which generally require thinner drives.

Western Digital Black 2 Dual Drive Driver

You can install it in a computer just like you do any regular laptop hard drive. On the inside, however, it's totally unprecedented:

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