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 43.93 22.76
Samsung Spinpoint M8 ST1000LM024 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 49.99 20.00
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 49.99 20.00
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 52.45 19.07
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 HTS541010A9E680 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 54.99 18.19
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 56.49 17.70
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 59.99 16.67
Western Digital Blue WD10SPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 2 60.99 16.40
Western Digital Blue WD7500BPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 750 2 49.00 15.31
Western Digital WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 66.18 15.11
Western Digital Red WD10JFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 1000 3 69.81 14.32
Western Digital Green WD20NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 2000 139.95 14.29
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 54.00 13.89
Hitachi 0J11563 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 55.00 13.64
Western Digital Blue WD7500LPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 750 2 55.98 13.40
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 75.99 13.16
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 48.99 13.06
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 76.88 13.01
Seagate Momentus LP STBD1000100 SATA 5400 1000 79.99 12.50
Western Digital Black WD7500BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 60.72 12.35
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
Hitachi 0J11562 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 53.00 12.08
Western Digital Green WD20NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 2000 2 178.00 11.24
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500KPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 750 3 68.68 10.92
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 94.65 10.57
Toshiba MK6459GSX SATA 5400 650 3 69.00 9.42
Seagate Momentus XT ST750LX003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 83.89 8.94
Western Digital Green WD15NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 1500 171.99 8.72
Toshiba MKxx65GSX Series MK6465GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 75.00 8.53
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 98.45 7.62
Samsung SpinPoint MT2 HM100UI SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 139.99 7.14
Western Digital Green WD15NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1500 2 216.97 6.91
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000640NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 149.75 6.68
Seagate Momentus ST906403N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 119.00 5.38
Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 144.95 5.17
Seagate Momentus XT STBD750100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 146.98 5.10
Seagate ST9750422AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 149.05 5.03
Western Digital WD VelociRaptor WD1000CHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 199.95 5.00
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000641NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 215.37 4.64
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000BLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 234.25 2.56
Western Digital AV WD3200BVVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 0 3 53.00 0.00
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 40.90 0.00
Toshiba MK1661GSYB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 3 37.99 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS727550A9E364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 77.80 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 99.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2050U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB + 8GB NAND Flash 58.45 0.00
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WDBABC0010BNC-NRSN SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 8 0 2 81.99 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-05-18 $234.25 -2.34
2015-05-18 $236.59 +7.32
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

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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