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 69.95 42.89
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 69.99 35.72
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 62.49 32.01
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 125.99 31.75
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 63.25 31.62
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 97.17 30.87
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 97.50 30.77
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 97.99 30.62
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 99.99 30.00
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 101.99 29.41
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 69.95 28.59
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 69.99 28.58
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 69.99 28.58
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 105.00 28.57
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 143.00 27.97
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 71.86 27.83
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.00 27.52
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 109.99 27.28
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 74.99 26.67
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 114.00 26.32
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 76.00 26.32
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 115.94 25.88
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 77.50 25.81
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 119.00 25.21
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 79.41 25.19
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.73 25.08
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 79.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 159.99 25.00
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 40.50 24.69
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 162.99 24.54
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 122.40 24.51
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 164.99 24.24
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 82.62 24.21
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 83.84 23.85
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 41.99 23.82
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 42.00 23.81
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 43.00 23.26
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 43.01 23.25
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 3 129.99 23.08
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 65.01 23.07
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 89.00 22.47
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 89.00 22.47
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 135.00 22.22
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 90.00 22.22
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 45.40 22.03
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.50 21.98
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 68.40 21.93
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.79 20.88
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 48.00 20.83
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 144.95 20.70
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 98.89 20.22
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD103SI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.50 20.20
Hitachi Deskstar 0S03228 SATA 5400 3000 148.95 20.14
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.95 20.02
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.44 19.83
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 38.01 19.73
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 76.50 19.61
Toshiba DT01ACA Series DT01ACA100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 2 52.25 19.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 78.99 18.99
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 53.98 18.53
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 162.99 18.41
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 82.00 18.29
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 109.99 18.18
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 110.00 18.18
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 56.01 17.85
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 85.00 17.65
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 56.95 17.56
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 57.45 17.41
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 115.00 17.39
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 115.00 17.39
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 58.40 17.12
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.91 16.82
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 59.95 16.68
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.99 16.67
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 61.99 16.13
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.99 16.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 126.57 15.80
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 127.75 15.66
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 64.00 15.63
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 64.99 15.39
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 98.00 15.31
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 65.74 15.21
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 49.50 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 66.01 15.15
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 132.56 15.09
Western Digital AV-GP WD7500AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 49.98 15.01
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 68.20 14.66
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 143.40 13.95
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 149.00 13.42
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 56.00 13.39
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 74.99 13.34
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 74.99 13.34
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 150.00 13.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 61.00 13.26
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 113.38 13.23
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 75.88 13.18
Western Digital Caviar Black WDBAAZ0020HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 2000 3 154.51 12.94
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 49.50 12.93
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 58.01 12.93
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 77.45 12.91
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 159.00 12.58
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 79.55 12.57
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 79.98 12.50
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 160.00 12.50
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 160.00 12.50
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 60.01 12.50
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 82.40 12.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 82.45 12.13
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 164.99 12.12
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 63.64 11.79
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 85.00 11.76
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 85.55 11.69
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 65.00 11.54
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 93.79 10.66
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 96.49 10.36
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 96.50 10.36
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 104.00 9.62
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 5 159.00 9.43
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 112.00 8.93
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 86.50 8.67
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 115.35 8.67
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 88.00 8.52
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 75.50 8.48
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 125.50 7.97
HP GE262UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 126.60 7.90
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 127.00 7.87
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 83.00 7.71
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 97.45 7.70
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 133.56 7.49
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 88.00 7.27
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 143.00 6.99
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 145.00 6.90
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 95.00 6.74
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 131.13 5.72
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 137.49 5.45
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 144.14 5.20
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 137.91 4.35
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 79.00 0.00
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 101.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-01-27 $137.91 -0.01
2015-01-27 $137.92 -1.07
2015-01-15 $138.99 +1.44
2015-01-15 $137.55 +2.55
2015-01-13 $135.00 +37.00
2015-01-05 $98.00 -37.00
2015-01-03 $135.00 -3.99
2014-12-29 $138.99 +3.99
2014-12-29 $135.00 +24.99
2014-12-24 $110.01 -1.72

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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