WD VelociRaptor drives offer maximum speed, low power consumption, and cool operation perfect for blade servers, performance enthusiast systems,...... more
WD VelociRaptor drives offer maximum speed, low power consumption, and cool operation perfect for blade servers, performance enthusiast systems, workstations, and low-end servers Product Description WD VelociRaptor WD1500BLFS - hard drive - 150GB - SATA-300 Type Hard drive - internal Form Factor 2.5" Dimensions (WxDxH) 7 cm x 10 cm x 1.5 cm Weight 219 g Capacity 150GB
Advantages: Fastest Hard Drive in the world! Disadvantages: Bit of a price tag
...Western Digital have been one of the top dogs in HDD production for many years now but with the release of their new Raptor HDD they secured their place in history as the company that made the fastest HDD in the world! The WD Raptor spins at 10,000 RPM (most HDD only spin at 7,200) which makes it the fastest HDD in the world right now.
I got my new 150GB WD Raptor from Overclockers...
Advantages: Fast, Easy Disadvantages: Expensive, Noisy, Small Capacity
...Western Digital Raptor 74GB
This 74 GB hard drive may be a little too small now for a lot of people. For the same price you can get your hands on a (non raptor) two hundred gigabyte+ drive.
On the other hand, it?s plenty of room if you are only planning to install your operating system and useful programs. These hard drives aren?t really meant for storing all your mp3?s...
Advantages: Fast Fast & Fast! Disadvantages: Hot, Pricy.
...Western Digital does it again. They release an update to the fastest Sata drive on the market, which was overdue, but well worth the wait. These drives are up to any task you can throw at them.
These Raptors are super fast. Simply, the fastest available hard drive for desktop computers in the world. They have got excellent seek time and data transfer rate. Installing and loading Windows is just...