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 55.00 18.18
Hitachi MQ01ABB200 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 2000 119.49 16.74
Western Digital Blue WD7500BPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 750 2 47.00 15.96
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 HTS541010A9E680 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 63.45 15.76
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.99 15.39
Toshiba PH2100U-1I54 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 64.99 15.39
Western Digital Blue WD10JPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 66.99 14.93
Hitachi Travelstar 5K1000 0J22413 SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Green WD20NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 2000 139.99 14.29
Seagate Momentus LP STBD1000100 SATA 5400 1000 72.95 13.71
Western Digital Green WD15NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1500 2 112.55 13.33
Western Digital Black WD7500BPKX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 750 5 56.97 13.16
Western Digital Red WD10JFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 1000 3 76.24 13.12
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 3 59.99 12.50
Western Digital WDBMYH0010BNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 79.99 12.50
Toshiba HDKBB097 SATA 5400 8 750 61.09 12.28
Western Digital AV-25 WD10JUCT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 3 83.99 11.91
Western Digital Red WD7500BFCX SATA 6 Gb/s 16 750 3 63.22 11.86
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD7500KPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 750 3 64.00 11.72
Toshiba HDKBB97 SATA 5400 8 750 65.02 11.53
Samsung SpinPoint MT2 HM100UI SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 89.00 11.24
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10JPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 1000 2 89.50 11.17
Samsung HN-M640MBB SATA 3 Gb/s 8 640 59.00 10.85
Toshiba HDKGB05 SATA 5400 1000 94.36 10.60
Seagate ST1000LM014 SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 94.89 10.54
Western Digital Blue WD10SPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 1000 2 97.73 10.23
Western Digital Green WD15NPVX SATA 6 Gb/s 8 1500 151.00 9.93
Toshiba MK7559GSXP SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 79.00 9.49
Western Digital Blue WD7500LPCX SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 16 750 2 79.99 9.38
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 MK6459GSX SATA 5400 650 3 72.00 9.03
Toshiba MKxx65GSX Series MK6465GSX SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 78.00 8.21
Western Digital Green WD20NPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 8 2000 2 244.00 8.20
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 79.00 8.10
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BEVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 84.00 7.62
Hitachi 0J11562 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 640 3 102.00 6.27
Seagate ST9750422AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 124.95 6.00
Toshiba MK6461GSYN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 3 108.99 5.87
Seagate Momentus XT ST750LX003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 131.00 5.73
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000640NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 190.00 5.26
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000641NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 199.93 5.00
Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 152.50 4.92
Seagate Momentus XT STBD750100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 154.00 4.87
Toshiba MKxx59GSM Series MK7559GSM SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 750 199.00 3.77
Western Digital WD VelociRaptor WD1000CHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 269.00 3.72
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD10TPVT SATA 3 Gb/s 5200 8 1000 3 290.00 3.45
Seagate Constellation.2 ST91000642NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 302.00 3.31
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000BLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 284.99 2.11
Western Digital Scorpio Blue WDBABC0010BNC-NRSN SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 8 0 2 82.00 0.00
Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 5400 16 0 46.04 0.00
Hitachi Travelstar HTS727575A9E364 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 0 72.75 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 103.53 0.00
Toshiba MK6476GSXN SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 0 125.55 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABF050H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB/SLC 8GB 74.99 0.00
Toshiba MQ01ABD100H SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB+8GB 166.99 0.00
Toshiba PH2100U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 1TB + 8GB NAND Flash 93.97 0.00
Toshiba PH2050U-1SHD SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 32 500GB + 8GB NAND Flash 81.52 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

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
2014-06-02 $163.00 -2.45
2014-05-29 $165.45 -1.00

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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