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
Included Software
Included Software Wester Digital Data Lifeguard Tools CD
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware SATA cable
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-150
Serial ATA SATA-150

Performance

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