Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000BLHX (600 GB)

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Item 4347: Western Digital VelociRaptor 600 GB WD6000BLHX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyVelociRaptor
PartWD6000BLHX
Size600 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM10000
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty5 year
Disk Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 45.40 22.03
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 HTS541010A9E680 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 53.00 18.87
Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 53.00 18.87
Western Digital Green WD15NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 1500 82.99 18.07
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 55.62 17.98
Western Digital Blue WD7500BPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 750 2 42.99 17.45
Western Digital Blue WD7500LPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 750 2 43.98 17.05
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 59.00 16.95
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 44.99 16.67
Western Digital Green WD20NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 2000 128.99 15.51
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 0J22413 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.59 15.48
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.95 15.40
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 42.99 14.89
Western Digital Red WD10JFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 1000 3 69.81 14.32
Seagate Momentus LP STBD1000100 SATA 5400 1000 69.99 14.29
Hitachi 0J11563 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 52.99 14.15
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BEVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 47.50 13.47
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 75.92 13.17
Western Digital Green WD15NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1500 2 115.00 13.04
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 77.00 12.99
Western Digital Blue WD10SPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 2 78.99 12.66
Western Digital WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 79.99 12.50
Western Digital Black WD7500BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 61.75 12.15
Western Digital Red WD7500BFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 750 3 62.01 12.09
Samsung SpinPoint MT2 HM100UI SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 83.21 12.02
Toshiba MK6459GSX SATA 5400 650 3 59.00 11.02
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500KPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 750 3 72.60 10.33
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 97.05 10.30
Toshiba MKxx65GSX Series MK6465GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 65.00 9.85
Seagate Momentus XT ST750LX003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 79.95 9.38
Toshiba HDKBB097 SATA 5400 8 750 91.00 8.24
Toshiba HDD2J92 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 78.00 8.21
Toshiba MKxx76GSX Series MK6476GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 1 78.00 8.21
Western Digital Scorpio Black WD7500BPKT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 100.00 7.50
Seagate ST9750422AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 124.95 6.00
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000640NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 175.00 5.71
Seagate Momentus XT STBD750100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 138.72 5.41
Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 140.55 5.34
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000641NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 225.25 4.44
Western Digital WD VelociRaptor WD1000CHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 234.99 4.26
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000BLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 197.45 3.04
Western Digital AV WD3200BVVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 0 3 54.00 0.00
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 37.00 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS727550A9E364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 43.26 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS725025A9A364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 48.90 0.00
Seagate SuperSpeed HDD STBD1000400 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1TB + 8GB SSD 99.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABF050H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB/SLC 8GB 59.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2100U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB + 8GB NAND Flash 94.85 0.00
Toshiba PH2050U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB + 8GB NAND Flash 74.35 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-01-07 $197.45 -2.54
2014-10-10 $199.99 +10.99
2014-09-29 $189.00 -10.99
2014-09-29 $199.99 +50.99
2014-09-24 $149.00 +50.00
2014-09-24 $99.00 -50.00
2014-09-19 $149.00 -100.99
2014-09-15 $249.99 -35.00
2014-07-25 $284.99 +121.70
2014-06-24 $163.29 +7.34

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 VelociRaptor Reviews & Benchmarks

Bjorn3D - Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB Hard Drive - May 4, 2012
Techgage - Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB - May 24, 2010
Legit Reviews - WD VelociRaptor 600GB SATA 6Gbps Hard Drive Review - April 6, 2010
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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