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 56.70 52.91
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.99 33.34
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.99 33.34
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 94.99 31.58
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 94.99 31.58
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 64.00 31.25
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 64.00 31.25
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 128.88 31.04
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 64.99 30.77
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 65.00 30.77
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 135.99 29.41
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 102.60 29.24
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 69.95 28.59
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 69.99 28.58
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 70.99 28.17
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 108.95 27.54
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 109.99 27.28
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 109.99 27.28
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 73.99 27.03
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 112.99 26.55
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 76.63 26.10
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 38.61 25.90
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 77.40 25.84
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 77.95 25.66
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.00 25.32
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 119.00 25.21
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 159.99 25.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 160.99 24.85
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 41.45 24.13
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 41.60 24.04
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 166.88 23.97
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 83.93 23.83
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 169.99 23.53
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 171.45 23.33
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 128.95 23.26
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 85.99 23.26
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 43.00 23.26
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 87.98 22.73
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 44.00 22.73
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 89.24 22.41
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 178.49 22.41
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 89.99 22.22
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 134.99 22.22
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 135.00 22.22
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 68.50 21.90
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 45.95 21.76
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 92.00 21.74
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 140.00 21.43
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 95.99 20.84
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 97.51 20.51
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 196.95 20.31
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 98.50 20.30
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 37.35 20.08
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 99.99 20.00
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 99.99 20.00
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 125.00 20.00
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 50.00 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 WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 202.85 19.72
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.99 19.61
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 51.00 19.61
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 52.01 19.23
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 52.99 18.87
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 212.09 18.86
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 39.93 18.78
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 80.00 18.75
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 81.00 18.52
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 217.99 18.35
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 218.99 18.27
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 83.00 18.07
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 114.20 17.51
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 172.49 17.39
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 173.00 17.34
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 86.65 17.31
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 58.00 17.24
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 116.01 17.24
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 58.01 17.24
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 88.00 17.05
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 118.00 16.95
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 177.99 16.85
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 59.70 16.75
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 59.99 16.67
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 124.99 16.00
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 62.91 15.90
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 191.50 15.67
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 129.99 15.39
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 65.95 15.16
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 99.00 15.15
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 66.01 15.15
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 68.00 14.71
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 69.00 14.49
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD103SI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 69.00 14.49
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 69.95 14.30
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 70.00 14.29
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 70.00 14.29
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 70.99 14.09
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 71.00 14.08
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 143.21 13.97
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 46.01 13.91
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 145.10 13.78
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 145.25 13.77
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 75.00 13.33
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 113.00 13.27
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 115.00 13.04
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 155.00 12.90
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 79.01 12.66
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 159.00 12.58
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 79.80 12.53
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 59.90 12.52
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 164.00 12.20
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 68.00 11.89
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 84.60 11.82
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 84.69 11.81
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 63.54 11.80
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 170.45 11.73
Western Digital RE4-GP WD1502FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 5 129.00 11.63
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 90.28 11.08
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 91.60 10.92
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 93.00 10.75
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 93.89 10.65
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 188.00 10.64
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 142.00 10.56
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.25 10.50
Seagate Barracuda ST315005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 143.79 10.43
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 96.96 10.31
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1501FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 5 148.00 10.14
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 102.85 9.72
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 103.00 9.71
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 79.00 9.49
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 211.33 9.46
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 68.00 9.41
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 108.00 9.26
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 83.01 9.04
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 85.00 8.82
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 116.25 8.60
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 87.98 8.52
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 89.00 8.43
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 90.50 8.29
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 121.10 8.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 80.00 8.00
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 98.00 7.65
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 101.07 7.42
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 88.00 7.27
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 94.00 6.81
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 110.64 6.78
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 149.95 6.67
HP GE262UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 153.68 6.51
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 115.35 6.50
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1000DL002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1000 162.20 6.17
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 204.18 4.90
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 156.10 4.80
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 220.99 4.53
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 5 188.00 3.19
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 93.99 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 72.46 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-07-04 $188.00 +0.25
2015-06-30 $187.75 -0.24
2015-06-27 $187.99 -0.01
2015-06-27 $188.00 +41.47
2015-06-27 $146.53 -41.47
2015-06-26 $188.00 -11.99
2015-06-25 $199.99 +0.99
2015-06-23 $199.00 +11.00
2015-06-19 $188.00 +49.02
2015-06-18 $138.98 -49.02

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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