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/$)
Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 58.00 17.24
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 58.99 16.95
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 0J22413 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 59.99 16.67
Hitachi MQ01ABB200 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 2000 120.84 16.55
Western Digital Blue WD7500BPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 750 2 46.05 16.29
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 62.14 16.09
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 HTS541010A9E680 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 62.45 16.01
Western Digital Green WD20NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 2000 2 125.00 16.00
Western Digital Green WD20NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 2000 126.00 15.87
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 65.99 15.15
Western Digital Green WD15NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1500 2 103.96 14.43
Hitachi 0J11563 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 52.50 14.29
Hitachi 0J11562 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 45.50 14.07
Western Digital Red WD10JFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 1000 3 73.67 13.57
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 55.40 13.54
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 73.96 13.52
Seagate Momentus LP STBD1000100 SATA 5400 1000 74.99 13.34
Toshiba HDKBB97 SATA 5400 8 750 56.95 13.17
Western Digital Black WD7500BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 56.97 13.16
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 49.99 12.80
Western Digital Blue WD7500LPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 750 2 59.99 12.50
Western Digital WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 79.99 12.50
Western Digital Red WD7500BFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 750 3 60.24 12.45
Toshiba HDKBB097 SATA 5400 8 750 61.09 12.28
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 82.30 12.15
Samsung SpinPoint MT2 HM100UI SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 83.21 12.02
Samsung HN-M640MBB SATA 3 Gb/s 8 640 59.00 10.85
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 94.55 10.58
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500KPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 750 3 72.65 10.32
Western Digital Blue WD10SPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 2 97.74 10.23
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10TPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 1000 3 103.98 9.62
Toshiba MK6459GSX SATA 5400 650 3 68.00 9.56
Toshiba MK7559GSXP SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 79.00 9.49
Western Digital Scorpio Black WD7500BPKT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 80.00 9.38
Toshiba MKxx76GSX Series MK6476GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 1 69.00 9.28
Toshiba MKxx65GSX Series MK6465GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 75.00 8.53
Seagate ST9750422AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 117.30 6.39
Seagate Momentus XT STBD750100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 138.72 5.41
Toshiba MQ01ABD075 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 149.95 5.00
Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 155.00 4.84
Seagate Momentus XT ST750LX003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 175.00 4.29
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000BLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 149.00 4.03
Western Digital AV WD3200BVVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 0 3 79.00 0.00
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 44.95 0.00
Toshiba MK1661GSYB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 3 95.00 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS727575A9E364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 75.00 0.00
Hitachi 0J13203 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 0 105.00 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS725025A9A364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 65.00 0.00
Seagate SuperSpeed HDD STBD1000400 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1TB + 8GB SSD 99.93 0.00
Toshiba MK6476GSXN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 0 65.00 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABF050H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB/SLC 8GB 55.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABD100H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB+8GB 89.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2100U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB + 8GB NAND Flash 107.34 0.00
Toshiba PH2050U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB + 8GB NAND Flash 56.99 0.00
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WDBABC0010BNC-NRSN SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 8 0 2 99.45 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

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
2014-06-22 $155.95 -0.20
2014-06-18 $156.15 -0.20
2014-06-16 $156.35 -0.60
2014-06-09 $156.95 -1.95
2014-06-06 $158.90 -2.05
2014-06-05 $160.95 -2.05

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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