Western Digital expands its WD_BLACK portfolio built for gaming


With gaming gaining traction in the Middle East, Western Digital’s latest WD_BLACK product portfolio aims to offer game-changing innovations to new gamers. Introducing three new products, WD aims to capitalize on the next generation of games.


Featuring unprecedented performance thanks to PCIe Gen4 technology, the 1TB variant of this model delivers read/write speeds up to 7,000/5,300MB/s. You have the option to have up to 2TB of capacity or the option to arm your system with RGB lighting via an optional heatsink model.

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You can get this in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB options

In additional to high performance, the SSD delivers low queue-depth performance over its predecessor. This allows you to experience smoother loading times for applications.

WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD Add-in-Card

With this bootable, plug and play lightning card, you can experience lightning fast gameplay with minimum effort.

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This is a bootable, plug and play lightning card

For Windows only, you also get customizable RGB lighting and heatsink support.


For gamers looking to streamline their setup, this dock offers super fast speeds with NVMe technology. With this, you get more capacity for games and multiple ports for accessories, all powered by a single Thunderbolt 3 cord.

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The Game Dock is ideal for storing games and expanding your I/O selection

The Game Dock also comes with customizable RGB lighting which can be controlled through the WD_BLACK Dashboard on Windows.

Pricing and availability

The WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD is available in a variety of configurations. In 500GB, 1TB and 2TB flavors without a heatsink, it is available for Dh515, Dh955 and Dh1,765 respectively. A heatsink costs an additional Dh74 on top of the base prices. The WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD Add-in-Card is available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB configurations for Dh1,100, Dh2,019 and Dh3,675 respectively. Lastly, the WD_Black D50 Game Dock NVMe comes in 1TB and 2TB configurations for Dh1,839 and Dh2,400 respectively.


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