Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10TPVT (1000 GB)

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Item 3704: Western Digital Scorpio Blue 1 TB WD10TPVT
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyScorpio Blue
PartWD10TPVT
Size1000 GB
Cache8 MB
RPM5200
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
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 Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 HTS541010A9E680 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 63.83 15.67
Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.90 15.41
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 65.99 15.15
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 69.98 14.29
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Green WD20NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 2000 143.89 13.90
Seagate Momentus LP STBD1000100 SATA 5400 1000 75.00 13.33
Western Digital Red WD10JFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 1000 3 80.24 12.46
Western Digital Green WD15NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 1500 120.74 12.42
Western Digital WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 84.99 11.77
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 86.00 11.63
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 87.99 11.36
Western Digital Green WD15NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1500 2 133.10 11.27
Samsung SpinPoint MT2 HM100UI SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 89.00 11.24
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 0J22413 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 89.99 11.11
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 96.59 10.35
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 96.98 10.31
Western Digital Blue WD10SPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 2 107.02 9.34
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000640NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 193.99 5.15
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000641NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 199.93 5.00
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10TPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 1000 3 199.95 5.00
Western Digital WD VelociRaptor WD1000CHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 245.52 4.07
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000642NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 299.99 3.33
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 45.00 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS725025A9A364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 59.99 0.00
Seagate SuperSpeed HDD STBD1000400 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1TB + 8GB SSD 98.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABF050H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB/SLC 8GB 79.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABD100H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB+8GB 99.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2100U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB + 8GB NAND Flash 111.04 0.00
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WDBABC0010BNC-NRSN SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 8 0 2 127.26 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-03-18 $290.00 +160.04
2014-02-09 $129.96 +0.08
2014-02-06 $129.88 +1.41
2014-02-02 $128.47 -1.49
2014-02-01 $129.96 +0.72
2014-01-30 $129.24 -160.76
2014-01-30 $290.00 +160.76
2014-01-29 $129.24 +2.33
2014-01-25 $126.91 -1.04
2014-01-23 $127.95 +0.27

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 3 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity1,000,204 MB
User Sectors Per Drive1,953,525,168
Capacity1 TB
Performance
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
Power
Standby0.25 Watts
Read/Write2.50 Watts
Sleep0.10 Watts
Idle0.85 Watts
Acoustics
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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