The nothing special about the packaging. It’s just any other packaging you’ll get when you purchase a bare SSD drive.
Underneath the cover of the SSD, you’ll find the impressive Marvell 88SS1074 controller along with the 3D TLC NAND flash chips.
WD’s Dashboard Software
The WD SSD Dashboard is easy to use and allow uses to check the health and status of the SSD. There are also tools to optimize the SSD’s performance. The software is free to download from WD’s website. You can download directly here.
For our tests, we used our latest test rig, which is comprised of the following components.
|CPU||Intel Core i5-7640K @ 4.0GHz (Turbo 4.5GHz)|
|Cooling||Cooler Master MasterLiquid AIO 240mm|
|Motherboard||EVGA X299 Micro (X299)|
|Ram||2 x 8GB G.Skill Trident-Z DDR4-3200MHz|
|PSU||Thermaltake Toughpower DSP G RGB 750W PSU|
|GPU||Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5)|
||WD Blue 1TB 3D NAND SSD|
AIDA64 Disk Information
ATTO Disk Benchmark