Pros

  • Ultrafast

Cons

  • Low capacity

At A Glance

Expensive 150GB drive offers ultrafast 10,000-rpm speeds and a see-through case.

Manufacturer’s Description

Some hard drive companies design desktop-class drives with the SATA interface. To meet the demands of enterprise storage, WD is going one better. WD is the only company combining a 10,000 RPM enterprise-class mechanical platform with the SATA interface to meet all the demands of the enterprise environment reliability, performance, and reduced cost.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.westerndigital.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number WD1500ADFD
Inventory Number 24883
Storage
Drive size 150.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 10000.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-150
Serial ATA SATA-150
Included Software
Included Software Wester Digital Data Lifeguard Tools CD
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware SATA cable

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-150
Performance
McAfee Virus Scan Test 104.01
Windows File Search Test 118.1
Test Version 1.0
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 389.0
Internal Read - WinZip 346.0
Internal Write - Files and Folders 130.16
WinZip Test 335.0
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 146.76
Ahead Nero Burning Test 369.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 515.0
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 46.87
Internal Write - Large File 97.27
ACDSee Test 498
Windows Files and Folders Test 133.88
Large File Test 101.9