Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLHX (150 GB)

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Item 6898: Western Digital VelociRaptor 150 GB WD1500HLHX
BrandWestern Digital
FamilyVelociRaptor
PartWD1500HLHX
Size150 GB
Cache32 MB
RPM10000
Form Factor3.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
Warranty5 year
WD1500HLHX Reviews1
Disk Interface RPM Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Hitachi Ultrastar HUA723030ALA641 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 58.50 51.28
Hitachi 0F10452 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 2000 54.99 36.37
Seagate Constellation ES ST32000644NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 59.99 33.34
Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 89.99 33.34
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2003FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 60.00 33.33
Western Digital Caviar Green WD30EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 2 93.18 32.20
Western Digital WDBH2D0030HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 3000 95.00 31.58
Seagate ST4000DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 126.99 31.50
Toshiba DT01ACA300 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 2 97.99 30.62
Seagate Barracuda STBD3000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 97.99 30.62
Seagate Pipeline HD ST2000VM002 SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 66.00 30.30
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 66.20 30.21
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 66.45 30.10
Toshiba PH3300U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 99.99 30.00
Seagate SV35.5 ST3000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 103.53 28.98
Seagate ST4000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 139.95 28.58
Western Digital Green WD40EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 2 139.99 28.57
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 110.99 27.03
Western Digital RE4-GP WD2002FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 5 75.00 26.67
Western Digital WDBMMA0030HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 3000 114.59 26.18
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EURX SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 76.45 26.16
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 76.65 26.09
Western Digital WD Purple WD30PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 3000 114.99 26.09
Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 HDS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 153.99 25.98
Western Digital Red WD30EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 3000 5 118.72 25.27
Western Digital Green WD20EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 79.98 25.01
Toshiba PH3200U-1I72 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 79.99 25.00
Western Digital Red WD40EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 4000 3 159.99 25.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 80.01 25.00
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 30.01 24.99
Western Digital WD Purple WD20PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 2000 80.78 24.76
Toshiba DT01ACA200 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 2 81.99 24.39
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 HUA721010KLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 41.01 24.38
Hitachi Deskstar NAS H3IKNAS40003272SN(0S03664) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 164.99 24.24
Western Digital WD Purple WD40PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 4000 164.99 24.24
Seagate STBD6000100 SATA 6 Gb/s 128 6000 249.99 24.00
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B 0A38016 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 42.00 23.81
Western Digital RE3 WD1002FBYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 42.45 23.56
Seagate ST4000VM000 SATA 5900 64 4000 171.43 23.33
Seagate SV35.5 ST2000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 85.99 23.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 66.25 22.64
Seagate ST4000NC000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 178.49 22.41
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 hde721010sla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 44.85 22.30
Western Digital WDBH2D0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 89.73 22.29
Seagate Barracuda STBD2000101 SATA 7200 2000 89.90 22.25
Seagate Constellation ES ST31000524NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 45.01 22.22
Seagate Barracuda XT ST32000641AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 91.00 21.98
Western Digital WDBMMA0020HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 2000 92.99 21.51
Seagate ST4000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 4000 188.13 21.26
Western Digital Red WD20EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 5 94.99 21.05
Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 48.05 20.81
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1000 3 49.00 20.41
Western Digital Se WD4000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 198.33 20.17
Western Digital AV-GP WD30EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 3000 3 149.00 20.13
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST31000340NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.90 20.04
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C HDS721010CLA332 (0F10383) SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 49.95 20.02
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 99.99 20.00
Western Digital WDBSLA0040HNC-NRSN SATA 7200 32 4000 199.99 20.00
Western Digital WD25EZRS SATA 3 Gb/s 2500 125.00 20.00
HP Midline 454146-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 50.01 20.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000524AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 50.01 20.00
Western Digital WD1001FAES SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 50.01 20.00
Western Digital Black WD3003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 151.65 19.78
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 2000 2 102.48 19.52
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 155.00 19.35
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723030ALA640 (0F12450) SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 155.00 19.35
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 2 52.00 19.23
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 3 78.00 19.23
Western Digital Black WD4003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 210.16 19.03
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 1500 79.00 18.99
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K3000 HUA723030ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 3 160.00 18.75
Seagate Constellation CS ST2000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 107.80 18.55
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EURX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 54.00 18.52
Western Digital AV-GP WD15EURS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 84.00 17.86
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 1000 56.01 17.85
Western Digital RE SATA WD4000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 226.45 17.66
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 226.49 17.66
Western Digital WD Purple WD10PURX SATA 6 Gb/s 1000 57.39 17.42
Western Digital Se WD3000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 175.00 17.14
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000650NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 175.00 17.14
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 3 58.94 16.97
Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 2000 3 118.00 16.95
Samsung Spinpoint F4 HD204UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 118.00 16.95
Western Digital Se WD2000F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.57 16.87
Western Digital Black WD2003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 118.78 16.84
Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AVVS-63H0B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 5400 8 500 29.95 16.69
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 500 3 29.95 16.69
Seagate ST310005N1A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 59.99 16.67
Seagate SV35.5 ST1000VX000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 59.99 16.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD20EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 2000 3 119.99 16.67
Western Digital AV-GP WD10EVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 60.00 16.67
Hitachi Deskstar E7K500 HDS725050KLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 30.00 16.67
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 185.00 16.22
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2001FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 123.50 16.19
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1500 3 92.66 16.19
Seagate Barracuda 7200 ST1500DM003 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1500 93.00 16.13
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 31.01 16.12
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3320311CS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 8 320 3 19.95 16.04
Western Digital Red WD10EFRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 5 63.98 15.63
Western Digital Black WD4001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 4000 5 256.91 15.57
Western Digital WDBH2D0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 64.40 15.53
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 2 64.68 15.46
Western Digital RE SATA WD3000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 195.00 15.38
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 1000 65.55 15.26
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY0010HNC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 65.95 15.16
Western Digital RE SATA WD2000FYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 133.00 15.04
Samsung EcoGreen F2 Series HD154UI SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1500 100.01 15.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD15EARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 3 100.01 15.00
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVDS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 3 33.95 14.73
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 320 3 21.95 14.58
Western Digital WD RE WD200MFYYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 137.99 14.49
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 17.31 14.44
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 500 34.70 14.41
Western Digital WDBMMA0010HNC-NRSN SATA 6 Gb/s 5400 64 1000 69.99 14.29
Western Digital Black WD1003FZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 69.99 14.29
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 140.00 14.29
Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 140.00 14.29
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.B HDT721064SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 640 45.95 13.93
Seagate SV35.5 ST3500410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 35.90 13.93
Seagate Barracuda LP ST32000542AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 3 145.00 13.79
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 55.01 13.63
Western Digital Caviar Green WD8088AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 808.8 3 60.00 13.48
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD7500AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 56.00 13.39
Western Digital AV WD3200AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 3 23.90 13.39
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD6400AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 640 3 48.00 13.33
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 24.30 13.17
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALE640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 151.95 13.16
Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3400832AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 400 30.93 12.93
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3750525AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 750 58.01 12.93
Seagate DB35 7200.3 ST3320820SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 320 24.95 12.83
Seagate DB35.4 ST3250310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 19.50 12.82
Western Digital Black WD3001FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 5 236.51 12.68
Western Digital WD5000AVVS-63M8B0 SATA 5400 8 500 39.50 12.66
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 79.85 12.52
Hitachi Deskstar 5K3000 HDS5C3020ALA632 SATA 6 Gb/s 32 2000 3 164.00 12.20
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320418AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 26.43 12.11
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000645NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 166.45 12.02
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST33000651NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 3000 250.00 12.00
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600AAJS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 13.39 11.95
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3750330NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 62.90 11.92
Western Digital Re WD1003FBYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 83.99 11.91
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3160318AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 13.45 11.90
Western Digital RE4-GP WD1502FYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 1500 5 129.00 11.63
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 65.00 11.54
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 1000 3 86.99 11.50
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31500541AS SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 3 131.69 11.39
HP 395473-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 500 44.01 11.36
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 22.01 11.36
Toshiba MKx002TSKB Series MK2002TSKB SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 5 176.60 11.33
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AUDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 44.18 11.32
Toshiba DT01ACA050 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 32 500 44.20 11.31
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 3 44.95 11.12
Western Digital WDBH2D5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 44.99 11.11
Western Digital RE4 WD1003FBYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 89.99 11.11
Samsung F1 RAID Class HE103UJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 90.00 11.11
Seagate Barracuda Green ST2000DL003 SATA 6 Gb/s 5900 64 2000 180.00 11.11
Seagate SV35.5 ST31000525SV SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 90.10 11.10
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 92.00 10.87
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 92.10 10.86
Hitachi Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724020ALA640 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 185.00 10.81
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000333AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 93.00 10.75
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 3 140.00 10.71
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 250 3 23.45 10.66
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 5 94.00 10.64
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 hua722010cla330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 95.00 10.53
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K2000 0F11000 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 47.99 10.42
Seagate Constellation ES.2 ST32000646NS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2000 194.77 10.27
Western Digital Se WD1002F9YZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 97.81 10.22
Hitachi Deskstar HDT721010SLA360 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 1000 98.00 10.20
Seagate Barracuda ST315005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 1500 147.05 10.20
Seagate Barracuda ST320005N4A1AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 5900 32 2000 197.30 10.14
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1501FASS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1500 5 148.00 10.14
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000CSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 49.99 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31000340AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 1000 3 99.99 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3500641AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 50.01 10.00
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3160815AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 16.21 9.87
Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 HDS722525VLSA80 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 26.00 9.62
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3750640AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 78.00 9.62
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3320413AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 33.79 9.47
Maxtor MaXLine Pro 500 7H500F0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 52.99 9.44
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 53.00 9.43
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 53.50 9.35
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 26.89 9.30
Hitachi Deskstar E7K1000 HDE721050SLA330 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 54.49 9.18
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 500 2 54.99 9.09
Seagate Constellation CS ST1000NC001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 110.00 9.09
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 750 3 86.00 8.72
Seagate Barracuda LP ST31000520AS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 114.99 8.70
Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 1000 3 115.95 8.62
Western Digital AV-GP WD5000AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 57.99 8.62
Hitachi Ultrastar A7K1000 0A35770 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 58.00 8.62
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35415 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 58.55 8.54
Western Digital RE3 WD7502ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 88.00 8.52
Seagate NL35 ST3500641NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 58.71 8.52
Seagate Barracuda ST250DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 250 29.40 8.50
Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AADS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 640 3 75.50 8.48
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS SATA 3 Gb/s 64 750 3 89.00 8.43
Western Digital Caviar Green WDBAAY5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 500 3 59.95 8.34
Western Digital Caviar Blue WDBAAX5000ENC-NRSN SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 59.99 8.33
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5003AZEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 60.01 8.33
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L250S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 250 30.01 8.33
Samsung HD254GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 30.25 8.26
Maxtor MaXLine III 7l320s0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 320 39.00 8.21
Seagate Constellation ES.3 ST1000NM0053 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 128 1000 5 122.90 8.14
Western Digital RE2-GP WD7500AYPS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 750 5 93.00 8.06
Seagate ST3500641AS-RK SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 62.10 8.05
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 19.95 8.02
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVVS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 3 19.95 8.02
Seagate NL35 250 ST3250823NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 32.00 7.81
Western Digital AV WD2500AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 32.12 7.78
Western Digital AV WD1600AVJS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 20.95 7.64
Western Digital RE3 WD3202ABYS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 5 42.00 7.62
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 640 5 85.00 7.53
Western Digital RE3 WD5002ABYS-01B1B0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 5 67.14 7.45
Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 5 135.00 7.41
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 5 103.00 7.28
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750330AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 750 3 103.00 7.28
Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 7Y250M0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 34.46 7.25
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3500320NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 69.09 7.24
Western Digital RE4 WD2503ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 250 5 34.55 7.24
Seagate Barracuda ST320DM000 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 16 320 44.40 7.21
Western Digital AV-GP WD2500AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 250 3 34.99 7.14
Western Digital Re WD5003ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 500 70.00 7.14
HP StorageWorks MSA2 AJ740A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 140.00 7.14
Hitachi Deskstar 0S00161 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 70.00 7.14
Western Digital Caviar RE WD2500SD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 35.01 7.14
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 3 71.10 7.03
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 36.01 6.94
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3400620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 58.63 6.82
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3640323AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 3 94.50 6.77
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500620AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 3 74.00 6.76
Hitachi Deskstar H3IK10003272SP SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 149.95 6.67
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 64 500 5 75.00 6.67
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 3 48.25 6.63
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 640 5 98.00 6.53
HP Midline 458941-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 76.90 6.50
Seagate st3320630ns SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 320 49.50 6.46
Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD251HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 38.75 6.45
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500830AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 3 79.80 6.27
Samsung SpinPoint P Series SP2504C SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 40.50 6.17
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 40.68 6.15
Maxtor MaXLine III 7L300S0 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 300 49.25 6.09
Samsung Spinpoint F3R HE253GJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 41.95 5.96
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3750630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 126.00 5.95
Seagate ST3400320AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 400 68.00 5.88
Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 750 5 128.00 5.86
Western Digital AV-GP WD3200AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 3 54.95 5.82
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 250 3 42.99 5.82
Hitachi CinemaStar HCS721050CLA382 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 87.00 5.75
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 500 87.99 5.68
Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 5 88.00 5.68
Lenovo 43R1990 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 500 88.55 5.65
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 53.67 5.59
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3250820NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 44.95 5.56
HP 349239-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 45.00 5.56
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 ST3160812AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 29.49 5.43
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 1000 5 185.63 5.39
Seagate SV35.3 ST3500320SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 500 93.10 5.37
HP PV943UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 95.00 5.26
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 0A35399 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 48.99 5.10
Western Digital Caviar SE WD3000JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 59.00 5.08
Maxtor 7Y250MO SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 49.95 5.01
HP Midline 458930-B21 SATA 7200 750 153.10 4.90
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD4500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 450 5 93.77 4.80
HP Entry 571230-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 52.59 4.75
Western Digital RE2 WD4000YR SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 84.25 4.75
Seagate Barracuda ES.2 ST3250310NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 32 250 53.90 4.64
HP Midline 458926-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 54.02 4.63
Western Digital Caviar Green WD5000AAVS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 500 3 108.75 4.60
HP Entry 571232-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 55.13 4.53
Toshiba MG03ACA400 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 221.67 4.51
Seagate DB35.2 Series ST3160212SCE SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 2 160 35.50 4.51
Western Digital Re WD2503ABYZ SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 250 59.99 4.17
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 300 5 72.50 4.14
Maxtor DiamondMax 21 STM3500630AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 122.50 4.08
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 78.40 4.08
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3320613AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 3 78.60 4.07
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD4000KD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 16 400 3 99.90 4.00
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZRX SATA 6 Gb/s 64 320 79.99 4.00
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1600HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 160 40.00 4.00
Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 500 128.00 3.91
Seagate Constellation ES ST3500514NS SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 5 130.00 3.85
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 42.00 3.81
Samsung SpinPoint P Series HD160JJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 42.25 3.79
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD7500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 750 3 198.96 3.77
IBM 43W7630 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 1000 275.00 3.64
Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0031 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1000 275.59 3.63
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD5000HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 500 5 140.00 3.57
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD6000HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 600 5 183.00 3.28
Western Digital Caviar SE WD2500JD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 250 77.25 3.24
HP Entry 458947-B21 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 49.61 3.23
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 300 5 98.00 3.06
HP 411276-B21 SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 250 84.96 2.94
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD2500HHTZ SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 64 250 5 88.99 2.81
Western Digital Caviar Green WD3200AZDX SATA 6 Gb/s 32 320 114.12 2.80
Western Digital WD AV-GP WD5000AVDS-63U7B1 SATA 3 Gb/s 32 500 180.00 2.78
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 59.30 2.70
Seagate Barracuda ES ST3320620NS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 320 120.00 2.67
Western Digital Raptor WD1600ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 160 5 63.70 2.51
Lenovo 41N3015 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 99.99 2.50
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD400LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 400 161.21 2.48
Western Digital AV-GP WD1600AVCS SATA 3 Gb/s 16 160 3 64.57 2.48
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160316CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 64.78 2.47
Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KSRTL SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 3 103.99 2.40
Samsung SpinPoint T Series HD403LJ SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 400 171.50 2.33
Western Digital Raptor X WD1500AHFD SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 150 65.00 2.31
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3250312AS SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 8 250 3 112.70 2.22
Hitachi Deskstar T7K500 0A33423 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 114.99 2.17
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3160813AS SATA 1.5 Gb/s 7200 8 160 3 75.00 2.13
IBM 39M4558 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 500 245.00 2.04
HP PV944UT SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 80.00 2.00
IBM 39M4526 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 250 130.00 1.92
Seagate SV35.4 ST3320410SV SATA 3 Gb/s 16 320 167.09 1.92
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500GLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 150 79.99 1.88
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 0A39261 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 3 87.69 1.82
Western Digital Caviar RE WD1600YS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 160 87.88 1.82
Seagate SV35.2 ST3160815SV SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 90.00 1.78
Cisco R200-D250GCSATA SATA 7200 250 141.18 1.77
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3300820AS SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 300 3 170.03 1.76
Western Digital RE3 WD2502ABYS-01B7A0 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 16 250 5 148.00 1.69
HP PY277AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 95.00 1.68
HP PV944A SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 160 110.00 1.45
HP PY278AA SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 250 220.00 1.14
HP Raptor EW222UT SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 160 143.99 1.11
Seagate Pipeline HD ST3160310CS SATA 3 Gb/s 8 160 147.00 1.09
Hitachi P7K500 HCP725016GLA380 SATA 3 Gb/s 7200 8 160 149.00 1.07
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 147.00 1.02
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1500HLHX SATA 6 Gb/s 10000 32 150 5 229.95 0.65
Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFS SATA 3 Gb/s 10000 16 150 3 263.00 0.57
Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFDRTL SATA 1.5 Gb/s 10000 16 150 5 398.95 0.38
Seagate ST2000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 2TB+8GB 90.84 0.00
Seagate ST1000DX001 SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 64 1TB+8GB 74.00 0.00

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-02-20 $229.95 -70.05
2015-01-31 $300.00 +70.05
2015-01-29 $229.95 -70.05
2015-01-28 $300.00 +70.05
2015-01-23 $229.95 -70.05
2015-01-23 $300.00 +70.05
2015-01-22 $229.95 -70.05
2015-01-10 $300.00 +70.05
2014-12-20 $229.95 +148.98
2014-12-18 $80.97 +9.02

Manufacturer's Specs

General
InterfaceSATA 6 Gb/s
Formatted Capacity150,039 MB
User Sectors Per Drive293,046,768
Capacity150 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
Buffer To Host (Serial ATA)6 Gb/s (Max)
Write Seek Time4.2 ms (average)
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)
Physical
Width101.6 mm
Depth147 mm
Weight489 g
Height26.1 mm

External links

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