Pros

  • Includes heat sink drive mount

Cons

  • Expensive

At A Glance

Super-fast performer, this 10,000 rpm drive leaves the competition--including WD's previous Raptors--in its wake.

Manufacturer’s Description

Engineered for maximum speed WD VelociRaptor, the newest member of our unique class of 10,000 RPM SATA hard drive, combines a SATA 3 Gb/s interface and 16 MB cache to deliver performance that's up to 35% faster than its speedy older brother.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number WD1500HLFS
Storage
Drive size 300.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 10000.0 RPM
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces SATA-300
Serial ATA SATA-300
Included Software
Included Software WD DataLifeguard 2
General
Buffer Size 16.0 MB
Hardware
Installation Kit Hardware Enclosed in IcePack heat sink sled

Performance

PC World Test Center
Interface tested SATA-300
Performance
Primary Volume - Virus Scan 46.67
Internal Write - Files and Folders 88.74
Internal Read - Ahead Nero Burning 354.0
Primary Volume - Windows File Search 133.65
Internal Read - WinZip 320.0
Test Version 2.0
Internal Write - Large File 69.0
Internal Read - ACDSee 491.0

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