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/$)
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 0J22413 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 44.00 22.73
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 45.40 22.03
Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 52.45 19.07
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 57.09 17.52
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 HTS541010A9E680 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 57.59 17.36
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 57.99 17.24
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 59.99 16.67
Western Digital Green WD20NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 2000 128.99 15.51
Western Digital Blue WD7500BPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 750 2 48.90 15.34
Western Digital WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 66.18 15.11
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 51.49 14.57
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 55.00 13.64
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 73.99 13.52
Western Digital Blue WD7500LPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 750 2 55.98 13.40
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 74.95 13.34
Western Digital Blue WD10SPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 2 77.68 12.87
Western Digital Black WD7500BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 60.00 12.50
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BEVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 52.50 12.19
Western Digital Red WD7500BFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 750 3 62.01 12.09
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 52.99 12.08
Hitachi 0J11562 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 53.00 12.08
Western Digital Green WD20NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 2000 2 180.00 11.11
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500KPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 750 3 68.68 10.92
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 93.00 10.75
Seagate Momentus XT ST750LX003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 70.00 10.71
Toshiba MK6459GSX SATA 5400 650 3 69.00 9.42
Toshiba MKxx65GSX Series MK6465GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 75.00 8.53
Western Digital Scorpio Black WD7500BPKT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 89.00 8.43
Western Digital Green WD15NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 1500 179.99 8.33
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
Samsung SpinPoint MT2 HM100UI SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 139.99 7.14
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000640NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 185.00 5.41
Seagate Momentus XT STBD750100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 139.60 5.37
Seagate ST9750422AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 140.00 5.36
Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 150.39 4.99
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000641NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 224.38 4.46
Western Digital WD VelociRaptor WD1000CHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 249.18 4.01
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000642NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 270.00 3.70
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000BLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 229.27 2.62
Western Digital AV WD3200BVVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 0 3 52.00 0.00
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 38.00 0.00
Toshiba MK1661GSYB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 3 55.00 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS727550A9E364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 78.00 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 94.88 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 99.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2050U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB + 8GB NAND Flash 74.99 0.00
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WDBABC0010BNC-NRSN SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 8 0 2 84.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-04-30 $229.27 -10.69
2015-04-30 $239.96 +27.48
2015-04-19 $212.48 -16.00
2015-04-06 $228.48 +0.01
2015-03-17 $228.47 -0.01
2015-03-13 $228.48 +29.48
2015-03-12 $199.00 -29.48
2015-03-04 $228.48 +31.03
2015-01-07 $197.45 -2.54
2014-10-10 $199.99 +10.99

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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