Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10TPVT (1000 GB)

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Item 3704: Western Digital Scorpio Blue 1 TB WD10TPVT
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyScorpio Blue
Size1000 GB
Cache8 MB
Form Factor2.5"
Speed3 Gb/s
Warranty3 year

The original

WD Blue drives are designed and manufactured with the proven technology found in WD’s original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives.

NoTouch™ ramp load technology

The recording head never touches the disk media ensuring significantly less wear to the recording head and media as well as better drive protection in transit.

Upgrading your drive is easy

Acronis® True Image™ WD Edition Software, available as a free download on the WD Support site, enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive. (wdc.com)

Disk Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10TPVT 8 1000 3 0.00

Manufacturer's Specs

InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity1,000,204 MB
User Sectors Per Drive1,953,525,168
Capacity1 TB
Read Seek Time12.0 ms
Rotational Speed5,200 RPM (nominal)
Average Latency5.50 ms (nominal)
Track-To-Track Seek Time2.0 ms (average)
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)3 Gb/s (Max)
Buffer Size8 MB
Standby0.25 Watts
Read/Write2.50 Watts
Sleep0.10 Watts
Idle0.85 Watts
Seek Mode 026 dBA (average)
Idle Mode24 dBA (average)

External links

Western Digital Scorpio Blue Reviews & Benchmarks

TweakTown - Western Digital Scorpio Blue 1TB 5400RPM Hard Drive Review - Nov. 24, 2011
Legit Reviews - WD Scorpio Blue 1TB Notebook Hard Drive Review - Aug. 17, 2011
StorageReview - Western Digital Scorpio WD2500BEVS - June 11, 2007
Tom's Hardware - WD Brings 250 GB HDDs to Notebooks - June 4, 2007
StorageReview - 160 GB Notebook Drive Roundup - June 4, 2007
Silent PC Review - Western Digital Scorpio: Another Quiet Notebook Drive - July 3, 2006

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