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 79.95 37.52
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 65.00 30.77
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 66.00 30.30
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 134.95 29.64
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.45 28.72
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 104.99 28.57
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 105.99 28.30
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 107.00 28.04
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 107.99 27.78
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 55.00 27.27
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 74.49 26.85
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 149.99 26.67
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 77.09 25.94
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 118.00 25.42
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 80.38 24.88
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 120.66 24.86
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 121.35 24.72
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 81.99 24.39
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 82.99 24.10
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 83.00 24.10
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 125.00 24.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 83.99 23.81
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 42.00 23.81
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 42.31 23.64
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 85.00 23.53
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 85.20 23.47
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 64.53 23.25
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 131.09 22.89
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS30003272SN(0S03660) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 131.99 22.73
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 88.45 22.61
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.00 22.22
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 92.45 21.63
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 116.00 21.55
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 141.77 21.16
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 141.99 21.13
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 94.99 21.05
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 95.00 21.05
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 142.99 20.98
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 48.00 20.83
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 96.16 20.80
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 145.00 20.69
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 49.00 20.41
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 98.00 20.41
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 49.99 20.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD25EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2500 2 127.50 19.61
Toshiba DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 53.25 18.78
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 79.99 18.75
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 159.99 18.75
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 40.00 18.75
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 54.00 18.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 109.19 18.32
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 41.01 18.29
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 82.40 18.20
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 54.99 18.19
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 82.50 18.18
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 55.09 18.15
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 56.22 17.79
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 57.07 17.52
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 57.24 17.47
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 58.00 17.24
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 117.09 17.08
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.00 16.95
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.00 16.95
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 119.68 16.71
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 59.95 16.68
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 60.00 16.67
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 61.01 16.39
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 92.39 16.24
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 62.00 16.13
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 94.00 15.96
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 129.00 15.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 129.00 15.50
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 129.99 15.39
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 65.29 15.32
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 65.52 15.26
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 131.20 15.24
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.00 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 99.00 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 66.01 15.15
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 99.39 15.09
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 66.43 15.05
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 69.95 14.30
Seagate Pipeline HD ST1000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 1000 69.99 14.29
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 139.99 14.29
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 105.00 14.29
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 141.50 14.13
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 144.99 13.79
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 145.25 13.77
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 54.50 13.76
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 149.99 13.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 62.00 13.05
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 77.33 12.93
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 156.00 12.82
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 49.95 12.81
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 78.40 12.76
Western Digital WDBSLA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 158.99 12.58
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.00 12.50
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.00 12.50
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 80.01 12.50
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 165.00 12.12
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 83.85 11.93
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 86.00 11.63
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 64.99 11.54
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 87.36 11.45
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 89.99 11.11
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 69.01 10.87
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 59.01 10.85
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 92.99 10.75
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 95.00 10.53
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 74.00 10.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 101.00 9.90
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 77.23 9.71
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 108.00 9.26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 109.00 9.17
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 84.00 8.93
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 73.00 8.77
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 114.99 8.70
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 115.00 8.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 91.00 8.24
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 122.42 8.17
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 125.25 7.98
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 98.00 7.65
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 131.55 7.60
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 135.00 7.41
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
G-TECH 0G00149 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 1000 3 146.86 6.81
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 148.00 6.76
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 118.00 6.36
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 128.00 5.86
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 118.00 5.42
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 139.99 4.29
Western Digital VelociRaptor WDBACN6000ANC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 3 240.00 2.50
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 77.24 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 109.21 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-09-15 $161.99 +41.99
2014-08-22 $120.00 -7.00
2014-08-22 $127.00 -1.00
2014-08-21 $128.00 -2.00
2014-08-19 $130.00 -5.00
2014-08-18 $135.00 -3.00
2014-08-15 $138.00 -1.00
2014-08-14 $139.00 -0.99
2014-08-13 $139.99 -0.01
2014-08-13 $140.00 -5.00

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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