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Hardware Highlight: WD Black NVMe SSD

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We’re back with hardware highlights, and today we’re going to be covering the Western Digital Black NVMe SSD, one of the fastest SSDs released to date. Starring innovative Western Digital NVMe SSD storage architecture, it’s the perfect blend of speed, performance, and the latest technology. That said, here’s some deeper insight into what this incredible SSD features.

Blazing Speeds

With some of the best tech around, the WD Black NVMe SSD offers sequential read and write speeds of up to 3400/2800 MB/s, giving users top level performance for gaming, video editing, virtual reality, and much more.


Meets Demands

Armed with innovative power management and consistent thermal throttling, this SSD keeps cool while keeping up with even the most demanding workloads. The result? Constant, reliable fast performance.



Western Digital’s new vertically integrated SSD platform allows this SSD to mesh well with a wide range of applications. This is due to its optimized storage architecture, which delivers low latency, power efficiency, and compatibility.



The WD Black NVMe SSD comes certified by the WD F.I.T. Lab, meaning its compatible with numerous high-performance PC configurations. Additionally, it comes with a 5 year limited warranty.

Control Over Your System

The WD SSD Dashboard lets you monitor your system, including your drive’s available capacity, operating temperatures, or SMART attributes. Moreover, Acronis® True Image™ WD Edition software is available to download for free, and it allows you to clone drives and back up things like your operating system, applications, settings, and personal data.


The WD Black NVMe SSD comes in multiple CyberpowerPC configurations, including these three: Pro Influencer 100, Crystal Series Pro, and TSM 2018 Champion Edition 300. Let’s dive into a closer look at each of them.

First up, we have the Pro Gamer FTW Xtreme 1000. It comes fully equipped with an Intel® Core™ Processor i7-8700K, GeForce® GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5, 8GB ADATA XPG Z1 3000MHz RAM, CyberpowerPC Z370 SLI Xtreme ATX RGB Motherboard, 250GB WD Black M.2 PCIe SSD, and 1TB SATA-III HDD + 32GB Optane Memory. At a starting price of $1439, it offers a great entry level system for customers who want to experience the high-level performance of the WD Black NVMe SSD.

Crystal Series Pro comes second, with an Intel® Core™ Processor i7-7800X, GeForce® GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5X, 32GB DDR4/2400MHz RAM, MSI Pro Series X299 RAIDER Motherboard, 500GB WD Black M.2 PCIe SSD, 3TB SATA3 7200 RPM HD, and Corsair Crystal Series® 570X Gaming Case. Starting at $2045, it offers the same high level performance with the WD Black NVMe SSD that the Pro Influencer 100 does, but also comes with an improved graphics card in the GeForce GTX 1080.

Lastly we have the TSM 2018 Champion Edition 300. With a specially TSM-themed case, it also showcases an Intel® Core™ Processor i7-7800X, GeForce® GTX 1080 Ti 11GB GDDR5X, 32GB ADATA XPG Z1 3000MHz RAM, ASUS TUF X299 MARK 2 Motherboard, 500GB WD Black M.2 PCIe SSD, and 3TB SATA3 7200 RPM HD. At $2649, it starts at a slightly more expensive price than the Hyper Liquid Core, but its combination of the WD Black NVMe SSD and the TSM case makes it a really unique buy.

All PCs customizable with the WD Black NVMe SSD are backed up by the quality warranty and lifetime technical support guaranteed by all CyberpowerPC products. Customize your Gaming PC today!






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