Exceptional Storage Options for a Broad Range of Computing Applications High Performance and High Capacity for Computing Based on Western Digital 96-layer 3D NAND, the Western Digital PC SA530 3D NAND SATA SSD delivers high performance, high capacity, and superior endurance. In capacities of up to 1TB, the Western Digital PC SA530 achieves this while expending less power than our previous generations of SATA SSDs. The Western Digital PC SA530 combines Western Digitals state-of-the-art 96-layer 3D NAND technology with our proven SSD platform. It also incorporates nCache 2.0, a tiered caching technology designed to improve responsiveness for corporate and consumer workloads. nCache 2.0 uses a combination of both SLC (single level cell) and TLC flash blocks to improve endurance, increase efficiency, and boost performance. Writing data first to the SLC cache reduces write amplification on the TLC blocks. With on-the-fly hardware-based encryption, the Western Digital PC SA530 (SED models only) provides complete end-to-end encryption to the storage, system and infrastructure. It supports password protection, AES-256-bit encryption, TCG-OPAL 2.01 standard and PSID. Lower Power, Higher Capacity and Thin Form Factors Offers Design Flexibility The Western Digital PC SA530 is optimized for the demanding power management requirements of ultra-thin and small form factor products. It features Device Sleep (DEVSLP), more frequent use of low-power modes, and faster transitions between various power modes. Also included for superior error recovery, DataGuard Client provides a robust on-the-fly error handling technology. With a variety of design and integration options for manufacturers and systems builders, the Western Digital PC SA530 is available in either an SATA 2.5/7mm cased or an M.2 2280 form factor, with capacities of 256 gigabytes (GB), 512GB, and 1 terabyte (TB).