• Speedy performer


  • Relatively high price

At A Glance

Top-flight performer posted some of the fastest write times we've seen.

Manufacturer’s Description

The 750GB WD Caviar SE16 7200 RPM Hard Drive comes with a massive 16MB cache for fast performance. Its cool operating temperature means longer service life and greater reliability. Its WhisperDrive and SoftSeek technologies minimized noise to levels barely perceptible to the human ear in home and business environments.

Manufacturer’s Website

The Specs

Part Number WD7500AAKS
Inventory Number 30582
Drive size 750.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
Buffer Size 16.0 MB


PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 56.34
Internal Write - Files and Folders 120.88
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 371.0
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 159.06
Internal Read - WinZip 332.0
Test Version 2.0
Internal Write - Large File 86.34
Internal Read - ACDSee 504.0