PCIe Gen3 technology to provide access to insane read/write speeds up to 6500/4100 MB/s
Up to 4TB capacity to store your games
Bootable and easy-to-install RAID0 solution using PCIe slot
Downloadable WD_BLACK Dashboard software to customize and control your gaming experience
Customizable RGB lighting with 13 LED pattern effects programmable with our WD_BLACK Dashboard, or seamlessly integrate with motherboards from major brands (Windows only)
Engineered to minimize thermal throttling with integrated heatsink technology
Learn more about the Western Digital WDS100T1X0L
BLACK AN1500 NVMe
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
PCI-Express 3.0 x8
Max Sequential Read
Up to 6500 MBps
Max Sequential Write
Up to 4100 MBps
4KB Random Read
Up to 760,000 IOPS
4KB Random Write
Up to 690,000 IOPS
REACH EXTREME VELOCITY Get in the game faster with the WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD Add-in-Card. Internally powered by two SSDs using PCIe Gen3 technology, reach up to 6500 MB/s read speed and up to 4100 MB/s write speed to minimize load times.
MORE CAPACITY FOR YOUR GAMES Keep numerous games and your rig running smooth with the WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD Add-in-Card, allowing you to save up to 4TB of data.
PLUG AND OUTPLAY Reaching extreme velocity has never been easier. The bootable WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD Add-In-Card simply connects into your PCIe expansion slot, requiring no external power or cables. Primed with an enterprise grade RAID controller, this plug and play add-in-card can run your entire operating system while you game, giving you solid reliability and effortless performance that holds nothing back.
OPTIMIZED WITH THE WD_BLACK DASHBOARD Take total control with the downloadable WD_BLACK Dashboard, allowing you to monitor the health of your drive and optimize performance using gaming mode to ensure you're firing on all cylinders during intense gaming sessions.
LIGHT UP YOUR STATION WITH RGB Enhance your gaming station with fully customizable RGB lighting controlled through the downloadable WD_BLACK Dashboard (Windows only), designed to match your style with various colors and 13 different LED pattern effects to choose from.
THROTTLE THE ENEMY. NOT YOUR RIG. Help keep your rig running at top speeds with the WD_BLACK AN1500 NVMe SSD Add-in-Card, featuring a fanless and silent heatsink to sustain performance and help keep you from throttling down.
Power Consumption (Idle)
Power Consumption (Active)
Read: 15.7W Write: 12.8W
+5°C ~ +35°C
-20°C ~ +65°C
Dimensions & Weight
Date First Available
October 08, 2020
Warranty & Returns
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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