Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX (600 GB)

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Item 4346: Western Digital VelociRaptor 600 GB WD6000HLHX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyVelociRaptor
PartWD6000HLHX
Size600 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM10000
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty5 year
WD6000HLHX Reviews12
Disk Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Ultrastar HUA723030ALA641 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 58.90 50.93
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 84.00 35.71
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 58.75 34.04
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 59.95 33.36
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 91.81 32.68
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 127.99 31.25
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.90 30.82
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 97.99 30.62
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 98.99 30.31
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 66.20 30.21
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 103.53 28.98
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 69.95 28.59
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.99 28.57
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 139.99 28.57
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 70.01 28.57
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 72.99 27.40
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 73.99 27.03
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 110.99 27.03
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 75.00 26.67
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 76.01 26.31
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 76.65 26.09
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 39.61 25.25
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 118.95 25.22
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 159.00 25.16
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 159.95 25.01
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.99 25.00
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 159.99 25.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 80.00 25.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 60.00 25.00
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 30.01 24.99
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 160.49 24.92
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 82.45 24.26
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 164.99 24.24
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 41.80 23.92
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 42.01 23.80
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 42.42 23.57
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 170.99 23.39
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 85.99 23.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 65.00 23.08
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 43.75 22.86
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 44.50 22.47
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 89.00 22.47
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 178.49 22.41
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 44.85 22.30
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 89.99 22.22
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 89.99 22.22
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 134.99 22.22
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.01 22.22
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 139.95 21.44
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 188.81 21.19
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.99 20.84
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 48.00 20.83
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.00 20.41
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 99.50 20.10
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.95 20.02
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 99.95 20.01
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 99.95 20.01
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 199.99 20.00
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 50.01 20.00
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.01 20.00
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 150.28 19.96
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 204.99 19.51
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 155.00 19.35
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 155.00 19.35
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 52.25 19.14
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 210.16 19.03
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 52.59 19.02
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 105.30 18.99
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 40.00 18.75
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 107.80 18.55
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 53.99 18.52
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 82.00 18.29
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 165.00 18.18
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 84.70 17.71
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 57.99 17.24
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 175.00 17.14
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.57 16.87
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.78 16.84
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 59.99 16.67
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 90.00 16.67
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 60.01 16.66
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 150.53 16.61
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 185.00 16.22
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 61.88 16.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 93.00 16.13
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.99 16.00
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 62.99 15.88
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 190.00 15.79
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 63.98 15.63
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 64.00 15.63
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 64.01 15.62
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 48.01 15.62
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 128.26 15.59
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 65.00 15.38
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 65.98 15.16
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 133.00 15.04
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 135.71 14.74
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.01 14.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 68.01 14.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.99 14.49
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 137.99 14.49
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 69.98 14.29
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 69.99 14.29
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 140.00 14.29
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 45.95 13.93
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 145.00 13.79
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 60.00 13.48
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 148.53 13.47
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 56.00 13.39
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 48.00 13.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 114.52 13.10
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 58.01 12.93
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 79.50 12.58
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 79.85 12.52
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 79.95 12.51
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 164.00 12.20
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 165.00 12.12
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 125.00 12.00
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 169.44 11.80
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 128.00 11.72
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 85.55 11.69
Western Digital RE4-GP WD1502FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 5 129.00 11.63
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 65.00 11.54
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 87.28 11.46
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 87.53 11.42
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 131.69 11.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 87.99 11.36
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 89.77 11.14
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 179.94 11.11
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 91.50 10.93
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 92.99 10.75
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 94.17 10.62
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 94.99 10.53
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 194.77 10.27
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Seagate Barracuda ST315005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 147.05 10.20
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 197.30 10.14
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1501FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 5 148.00 10.14
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 83.00 9.04
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 5 168.00 8.93
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 113.55 8.81
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 86.00 8.72
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 75.00 8.53
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 88.00 8.52
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 92.95 8.07
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 95.45 7.86
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 99.00 7.58
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 640 5 85.00 7.53
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 140.00 7.14
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 144.00 6.94
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 94.50 6.77
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 98.00 6.53
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 122.50 6.12
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 138.00 5.43
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 195.00 5.13
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 196.57 5.09
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 148.00 5.07
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 154.10 4.87
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD7500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 198.96 3.77
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 183.00 3.28
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 99.99 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 74.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-04-15 $183.00 +15.00
2015-04-15 $168.00 +10.00
2015-04-13 $158.00 -32.00
2015-04-11 $190.00 +5.50
2015-04-10 $184.50 +61.51
2015-04-10 $122.99 -67.01
2015-04-09 $190.00 +32.00
2015-04-08 $158.00 +10.00
2015-04-08 $148.00 +28.00
2015-04-06 $120.00 -3.00

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity600,127 MB
User Sectors Per Drive1,172,123,568
Capacity600 GB
Performance
Read Seek Time3.6 ms (average)
Rotational Speed10,000 RPM (nominal)
Average Latency3.00 ms (nominal)
Track-To-Track Seek Time0.4 ms (average)
Load/unload Cycles600,000 minimum
Write Seek Time4.2 ms (average)
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)6 Gb/s (Max)
Buffer Size32 MB
Power
Standby0.70 Watts
Read/Write6.20 Watts
Sleep0.70 Watts
Idle4.30 Watts
Acoustics
Seek Mode 037 dBA (average)
Idle Mode30 dBA (average)

External links

Western Digital WD6000HLHX Reviews & Benchmarks

Silent PC Review - WD Caviar Black 2TB & VelociRaptor 600GB - Oct. 10, 2010
Tech ARP - Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB Hard Disk Drive Review Reviewer's Choice - July 28, 2010
Techgage - Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB Editor's Choice - May 24, 2010
StorageReview.com - Western Digital VelociRaptor Review (600GB WD6000HLHX) - April 6, 2010
Hardware Secrets - Western Digital VelociRaptor 600 GB Hard Disk Drive Review Golden Award - April 6, 2010
Hot Hardware - WD VelociRaptor 600GB: Fastest Hard Drive Ever Approved - April 6, 2010
Legit Reviews - WD VelociRaptor 600GB SATA 6Gbps Hard Drive Review Editor's Choice - April 6, 2010
Tom's Hardware - VelociRaptor Returns: 6Gb/s, 600GB, And 10,000 RPM - April 6, 2010

Other Western Digital VelociRaptor Reviews & Benchmarks

Bjorn3D - Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB Hard Drive - May 4, 2012
Benchmark Reviews - WD VelociRaptor Hard Drive - July 27, 2009
Silent PC Review - WD VelociRaptor: A Triple Crown - June 11, 2008
Hot Hardware - Western Digital Velociraptor 300GB SATA HD - April 21, 2008

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